|LA||Signed into law 05/2014||P-12||Compensation of School Support Employee Performing Substitute Teacher Duties|
Requires that a school support employee's compensation be not below that of a substitute teacher for all work performed as a substitute teacher. Establishes limitations for determining compensation for such work. Directs each local board to establish a policy ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12||Teacher Assignment and Reassignment Data|
Requires that, no later than the beginning of the 2014-15 school year, school districts must report the dates of teacher assignment and reassignment in the statewide student data system.
|MS||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Deduction of Cost of Substitute Teachers from Pay of Absent Licensee|
Clarifies that local school districts may deduct the cost of a substitute teacher from the salary of a licensed school employee for the first 10 days of absence due to sick leave in excess of the employee's sick leave allowance, and can withhold the salary of ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Substitute Teachers Not Holding Certification|
Requires districts to set the maximum number of days within which a substitute teacher who does not hold a valid certificate may be employed for the same assignment (formerly was set at 20 days by state law).
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Overhaul of Teacher and Administrator Licensure|
Effective June 30, 2012, repeals 105 ILCS 5/21-1a on teacher certification exams. Effective June 30, 2013, repeals statutory provisions on (1) teacher certification, qualifications and issuance of certificates; (2) subject endorsement on teacher certificates; ...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Allows Waiver of Requirement that Substitute Teacher Hold a Bachelor's Degree|
Allows the Commissioner of Education to waive the requirement that a substitute teacher hold a bachelor's degree upon the request of a superintendent. http://www.cga.ct.gov/2011/ACT/PA/2011PA-00027-R00SB-00933-PA.htm...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
Authorizes substitute teachers to be employed and paid by a local education agency (LEA) or by a third party provider. Substitute teachers employed by a third party provider shall receive the same unemployment benefits as substitute teachers employed by local ...
|IL||Signed into law 12/2010||P-12||Authorizations for Substitute Teachers|
Authorizes a fee, not to exceed the cost of the background check, to be charged to applicants seeking employment as a substitute teacher. Provides that in order to substitute teach in the public schools, a person holding valid certification must register as a ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Limits on Days Non-Certified Substitute Teachers Can Teach|
Increases the number of school days a substitute teacher who does not hold a valid certificate may be employed during a school year from 70 to 90.
|WV||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Hiring Teachers/SubstituteTeachers/Noncitizen Teachers/Teacher Retirement|
Amends the definition of "long-term substitute" from a substitute employee who fills a vacant position expected to extend for at least 90 consecutive days to 30 consecutive days; provides that when necessary to facilitate the employment of employable professio...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Wage Adjustments for Substitute Teachers|
Effective July 1, 2008, directs the board of education to provide wage adjustments for substitute teachers that are comparable to the across-the-board wage adjustments negotiated for teachers in bargaining unit 5. Authorizes the board to also adjust hours, ben...
|IA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Substitutes in K-6 Special Education Classrooms|
Expands the ability of a paraeducator holding a substitute authorization to work in K-6 special education classrooms. IOWA 5764...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Teachers at At-Risk Schools and Subject Areas|
Requires a school district which has entered into an agreement for the assignment of student teachers within the district for training purposes to employ certain student teachers as substitutes in at-risk schools and in hard to fill subject areas when licensed...
|WV||Signed into law 02/2007||P-12||Retired Teachers as Substitutes & Retirement Benefits|
Extends the expiration date of provisions permitting retired teachers to accept employment as substitutes in areas of critical need and shortage for an unlimited number of days without affecting retirement benefits. http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bill_Text_HTML/...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Substitute Teacher Pay|
Sets and provides moneys for the classification and compensation rates for substitute teachers that are consistent with the compensation rates determined by the Legislature in 1996. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/sessioncurrent/bills/sb3197_cd1_.htm...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Substitute Special Education Teachers|
Beginning with the 2007-08 school year, requires any substitute teacher employed to teach special education for the same assignment for more than 15 consecutive or 30 total school days during a school year who does not hold a valid certificate to teach special...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Substitutes|
Declares that the provisions of RCW 42.23.030 do not apply to the letting of an employment contract as a substitute teacher or substitute educational aide to an officer of a second class school district that has two hundred or fewer full-time equivalent studen...
|IA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Qualifications for Substitute Teachers|
IAC 14.119(1), 14.119(3)
Allows a substitute teacher's license to be issued to an individual who has successfully completed all requirements of an approved Iowa teacher education program, but did not apply for an Iowa teacher's license at the time of the completion of the approved pro...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 09/2005||P-12||Substitute Teaching Permits for Katrina Victims|
23 IAC 25.105
Offers individuals from the geographic area drastically affected by Hurricane Katrina a temporary permit for substitute teaching in Illinois schools, provided that they have a bachelor's degree, which is generally the qualification required. http://www.isbe.st...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12|
Requires the compensation plan for substitute teachers' pay to be commensurate with their educational training and academic qualifications.
|DE||Rule Adoption 12/2004||P-12||Procedures Manual - Licensing|
8 DEC, 911 Procedures Manual, Appendixes A and B
Amends the State Board of Education Procedures Manual by including licensing of substitute teachers and National Board teachers and removing Delaware Performance Appraisal References from the Approval of Rules and Regulations. Adds and removes certain referenc...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
NMAC 22.214.171.124, .06 thru .8, .12, .14
Relates requirements for substitute teachers and continuing certification....
|ND||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Interim Licenses|
NDAC 67.1-02-04-01, -02 thru -08
Establishes rules regarding interim licenses for teacher shortages. Addresses interim licenses for substitute teachers, provisional licenses, interim reciprocal licensure, trade, industry, technical, and health occupations interim license, interim licensure cl...
|MS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||School District Substitute Teacher Contractors|
Provides that private firms under contact with school districts to provide substitute teachers during the temporary absence of the regularly employed teacher shall request that the school district conduct a criminal background check on the contract employee. T...
|UT||Rule Adoption 09/2003||P-12||Employment of Substitute Teachers|
Amends rules to provide for student teachers and paraprofessionals to be used as substitute teachers. Provides language to protect the integrity of the student teaching experience so that the student teacher is not taken out of their assignment and reassigned ...
|MI||Signed into law 08/2003||P-12||Obtaining Teacher Certification Credits through Substitute Teaching|
H.B. 4391 (multiple provisions)
The department shall authorize teacher preparation institutions to provide an alternative program by which up to 1/2 of the required student internship or student teaching credits may be earned through substitute teaching. The department shall require that tea...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Substitute Teacher Fingerprinting|
H.P. 749 (LD 1032)
Beginning with the 2003-2004 school year, requires a person employed as a substitute teacher and a person who is a regular school employee and who also needs fingerprinting and a criminal history record check to be issued a temporary approval card by the Depar...
|NM||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 04/2003||P-12||Schools|
Relates to public schools; enacts a new section of the public school code to provide for substitute teachers' salaries....
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Eligibility for Emergency Substitute Teaching Certificate|
Creates new section allowing any individual who has a bachelor's degree in any subject area from a regionally or nationally accredited postsecondary institution to be given a substitute teaching certificate by the Education Professional Standards Board. This ...
|MI||Signed into law 12/2002||P-12||Substitute Teacher Contracts|
Allows school districts to contract with a person or entity for employment of qualified substitute teachers. http://www.michiganlegislature.org/documents/2001-2002/publicact/pdf/2002-PA-0735.pdf...
|MT||Rule Adoption 11/2002||P-12|
ARM New Rule I thru III, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, XXXI; 10.55.602 thru .710 (non-seq); 10.57.101 thru .801 (non-seq.); Repeal 10.57.103 thru .406 (non-seq); New Rule I/Criminal History Background Check
Establishes rules regarding criminal history background check, substitute teachers, teacher license classification, definition of 'immoral conduct', investigation, and reporting of the surrender, denial, revocation or suspension of a license. Addresses accred...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Substitute Teacher Qualifications|
Requires districts to adopt policies on the employment of substitute teachers. Such policies shall, at a minimum, address qualifications and training and shall ensure substitute teachers are subject to investigation pursuant to § 49-5-413. Such policies shall ...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2001||P-12||Training Substitute Teachers|
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to award a minimum of 3 grants for the purpose of establishing a new substitute teacher training pilot project whereby each new substitute teacher who will provide services in low performing schools would be pr...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2001||P-12||Teacher Assistant Substitutes|
Requires teacher assistant substitutes who work more than 20 days during any school year to meet the requirements of permanent teacher assistants....
|IL||Vetoed 06/2001||P-12||Substitute Teacher Rules|
Amends the School Code; provides that, for the 2001-2002, 2002-2003, and 2003-2004 school years, a teacher holding an early childhood, elementary, high school, or special certificate may substitute teach for a period not to exceed 120 paid school days or 600 p...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Rules for Emergency Substitutes|
THE RULES SHALL ALLOW A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA TO BE SUBSTITUTED FOR A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN THE CERTIFICATION OF EMERGENCY SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS...
|OK||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
Authorizes a substitute teacher who holds a lapsed or expired certificate or has a bachelors degree to teach up to 100 days during a school year. Removes all limits on number of days a certified substitute teacher can teach. Removes the prohibition on paying...
|RI||Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature 07/2000||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
H.B. 7246, S.B. 2590
Extends the period of time that a retired teacher may act as a substitute teacher to 90 days in a school year....
|NM||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Substitute Teachers|
Relates to substitute teacher certification requirements....
|SD||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Long-Term Substitutes|
Defines long-term substitute teachers; requires certain reporting on the use of long-term substitute teachers....