|OK||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Refund of Exam Fees|
If a company that provides competency examinations requires payment from a teacher candidate for an examination prior to the release of the ...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
|Educator Professional Development|
Requires West Virginia University and Marshall University to collaborate with the Center for Professional Development and all regional educa...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12|
|Educator Identifier System and Review of Educator Preparation Programs|
H.B. 1219 - Educator Identifier System and Review of Educator Preparation Programs
Clarifies the commissioner of education's responsibility to (1) establish and maintain an educator identifier system, (2) assist the state b...
|NC||Signed into law 03/2013||P-12||Digital Learning Competencies/School Emp'ees.|
Requires that the The State Board of Education, in consultation with local boards of education and the Board of Governors of The University ...
|IL||Emergency Rules 08/2012||P-12||Substituting ACT or SAT Composite for Passing Score on Illinois Test of Basic Skills|
23 IL ADC 25.720
On June 21, 2012, the state board adopted a policy to allow candidates for entry into educator preparation programs and applicants for Illin...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher Preparation|
Directs the State Board of Education, to further make certain that teacher preparation programs remain current and reflect a rigorous course...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Teacher Preparation Program Graduate Outcomes|
S.B. 316 - Teacher Preparation Program Graduate Outcomes
By December 31, 2014, and annually thereafter, directs the chancellor of the board of regents to report for each teacher preparation program...
|CT||To governor 06/2012||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Programs|
Directs The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Board of Regents for Higher Education and The University of Connecticut, to s...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)|
Requires additional opportunities for meetings and the exchange of information between school district officials and parents of students in,...
|NH||Adopted 06/2012||P-12||Teacher Certification and Preparation Programs|
NH ADC Ed 507.18, 34, 36, 38; NH ADC Ed 612.03, 15, 20, 30
State the requirements for teacher certification and teacher preparation programs in the area of Early Childhood Education, Classical Langua...
|LA||Passed 06/2012||P-12||Funding for Laboratory Schools Around the State|
Urges and request the legislative fiscal office to update the report issued in March 2006 pursuant to House Resolution No. 133 of the 2005 R...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Executive Director, Board of Educational Examiners|
S.F. 2284 -- Division V
This section requires the governor to appoint the executive director of the Board of Educational Examiners subject to confirmation by the Se...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Practitioner Preparation Program Assessments|
S.F. 2284 - Division XII
This section requires institutions with approved practitioner programs to administer a preprofessional skills test to admission candidates. ...
|LA||Adopted 05/2012||Postsec.||Standards for Out-of-State Institutions Wishing to Offer Teacher Education or Education Leadership Programs|
From May 2012 Louisiana Register: Requires licensed educational institutions wishing to offer teacher education or education leadership prog...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Teacher Preparation, Certification, & PD|
(Sec. 35) Requires teacher preparation programs (Starting July 1, 2015) to require, as part of their curricula, that students have classroom...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Dyslexia Teacher Training Pilot|
New section of law. Establishes a dyslexia teacher training pilot to train higher education faculty to teach multisensory structure reading ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Commission for Education Quality and Accountability|
Creates Commission for Education, Instruction Quality and Accountability combining the Oklahoma Commission on Teacher Prep with the Office o...
|NY||Issued 04/2012||P-12||Establishing the New NY Education Reform Commission|
E.O. No. 44
Establishes the New NY Education Reform Commission to provide guidance and advice to the governor on education policy, performance, and inno...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Establish Administrative Due Process for Licensure Violations|
Establishes an office within the State Department of Education to respond to and conduct hearings regarding educator and administrator licen...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher Prep Programs|
Declares that teacher effect data made available to teacher preparation programs shall not be public records and shall be used only in evalu...
|WV||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Teacher-in-Residence Programs|
Authorizes teacher-in-residence programs for certain prospective teachers in lieu of student teaching; defines teacher-in-residence programs...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12|
|Pilot Project for Up to Six Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success Between School Districts and Colleges of Education.|
Creates the collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project for colleges of education and school districts to collaborate to ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||College Partnership Laboratory Schools; Allowed to Operate Jointly with Local School Boards|
Allows a private institution of higher education that operates a teacher education program approved by the Board of Education to operate a c...
|NM||Adopted 02/2012||P-12||Study the Growth of Future Educators|
H.M. 42; S.M. 53
Requests that the legislature establish a work group to study the stustainability for future growth, recruitment and training of high school...
|NH||Adopted 01/2012||P-12||Certification and Recertification|
NH ADC Ed 505.06, 07; NH ADC Ed 609.01; NH ADC Ed 610.02
Rules on obtaining a teaching credential, and on approval of professional preparation programs, for general and professional educator are be...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||P-12||Accreditation of Educator Preparation|
S.B. 941 - Accreditation of Educator Preparation
From bill summary: Existing law requires the commission on teacher credentialing to adopt and implement an accreditation framework, setting ...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Teacher Candidates and Field-Based Experience|
S.B. 8 - Teacher Candidates and Field-Based Experience
From bill summary: Requires a candidate for certification as a teacher of record, before a district may employ the candidate, to complete at...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||Postsec.||Postsecondary Alignment|
Requires the Office of Workforce Competitiveness, every two years, to identify and report on the sectors or subsectors in which workforce sh...
|CT||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Genocide Education/Sign Language is Foreign Language|
H.B. 6499 - Sec. 1 and 2
Includes genocide education in the materials provided by the Department of Education to school districts for student curriculum and educator...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Program Graduates' Performance|
H.B. 153 - Teacher Preparation Program Graduates' Performance
By December 31, 2012 and annually thereafter, requires the chancellor of the board of regents to report aggregate academic growth data, usin...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Requires a Study to Ensure That Teachers & Paraprofessionals Working with Children with Autism Are Appropriately & Adequately Prepared|
Directs the state Board of Education and the Department of Education (DOE) to conduct a study to ensure that teachers and paraprofessionals ...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Teacher Preparation Programs|
Revises statutes related to teacher preparation and evaluation and expands several sections to include principals. Some areas of revision in...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12|
|Repeals Various Obsolete Education Provisions|
Repeals provisions relating to programs that were never implemented or are no longer funded. The programs are: Digital Divide Council and th...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Postsec.||Longitudinal Data Systems and Teacher Preparation Program Data|
From bill analysis: Existing law creates the California Education Information System, consisting of the CALPADS (California Longitudinal Pup...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Teacher Preparation - Mental Health Issues|
Requires that mental illness symptoms identification and mental health issues be incorporated into teacher preparation systems.
|VA||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12|
|College Partnership Laboratory Schools|
S.B. 736/H.B. 1389
Establishes college partnership laboratory schools by any public institution of higher education that operates an approved teacher education...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Hawaii Institute for Educational Partnerships|
Repeals §304A-1203, which established the Hawaii institute for educational partnerships to:
(1) Continually review the teacher preparation ...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12|
Provides for the calculation of state aid for unified systems and makes changes related to the early childhood education programs to be incl...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Early Childhood Educator Scholarship Program|
Creates the early childhood educator development scholarship program in the department of education. The program will provide scholarships t...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Teacher Certification|
Any teacher certified to teach elementary education prior to July 1, 2010, may be certified in early childhood education upon meeting the re...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.||Teacher Preparation|
The Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment has been given to each Idaho prospective
kindergarten through 8th grade teacher since 2002 and p...
|CO||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12|
|Effectiveness of Educator Preparation Programs|
Requires the Department of Education to prepare an annual report analyzing educator preparation program effectiveness; provides for informat...
|RI||Passed 11/2009||P-12||Blueprint for a New Generation of Teacher Education|
(Joint Resolution) Creates a special legislative study commission whose purpose it would be to study the establishment of a blueprint for a ...
|WA||Adopted 10/2009||P-12||Teacher Preparation|
WAC 181-78A-010, -500, -505, -515, -520, -525, -530, -535, -540
Amends rules relating to teacher preparation programs, higher education programs standards, criteria, infrastructure, and timelines for appr...
|WA||Rule Adoption 10/2009||Postsec.||TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS|
Amends rules regarding teacher preparation programs. Entails provisions relating to higher education programs standards, criteria, infrastru...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Quality of Preparation Programs for Teachers and Other School Personnel|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.12, 3301.42, 3333.048 and 3333.048
Partly from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Directs the superintendent of public instruction, jointly with the chancellor of the board of regents, to...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Ohio Teacher Residency Program|
H.B. 1 - Section 3319.223
Directs the state superintendent and the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents to jointly establish the Ohio teacher residency program by ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|STEM Teacher Preparation and Professional Development|
Transfers 21.462, "Mathematics, Science and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies," to 61.0766. Allows a teacher with at least two years ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Autistic students|
Creates the Grant Fund for the Training and Education of Personnel Who Work With Pupils With Autism; requires that the boards of trustees of...
|IA||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||NCATE Accreditation|
Removes the requirement that teacher preparation programs be accredited by NCATE. ...
|WA||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||APPROVAL STANDARDS|
Amends rules relating to approval standards for performance based preparation programs for teachers, administrators and education staff asso...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.||Background Checks for Teacher Preparation Candidates|
Requires each applicant for admission to a teacher preparation program at a two-year or four-year institution to complete a criminal history...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Assessment of Reading Instruction|
Includes as part of the Board of Teaching's licensure exams an assessment of reading instruction for teacher licensure prekindergarten and e...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Alternative Teacher Preparation Program|
Renames the teacher in residence program to be the 2-year alternative teacher program, and relocates the provisions for that program in stat...
|OK||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||Teacher Preparation Program Accreditation|
OAC 712:10-5-1, -2, -3, -4, -7-1
Eliminates the on-site portfolio review and requires instead that institutions provide specific portfolio information for review during the ...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Alternative Certification and Preparation|
For an Alternative Placement teaching certificate: Requires that a person attain at least a 2.5 GPA; participate in a residency program; dec...
|Teacher Preparation Programs|
OAC 3301-21-05, -06, -07
Repeals and replaces rules governing the approval of teacher preparation programs at 2-year colleges, including requirements related to orga...
23 IAC 25.115
In acknowledgment of the high cost to institutions and the current fiscal environment, NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teac...
|WV||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL|
Title 126, Series 114
Amends West Virginia's professional teaching standards to assure alignment with the state's 21st century teaching and learning initiative. T...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 12/2008||P-12||Teacher Preparation Program Review|
23 IAC 25.115
Explains that the state board rules for the review process of institutions' teacher preparation programs were written many years ago to refl...
|KY||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Standards for Admission to Educator Preparation|
16 KAR 5:020
Amends the standards for admission to an educator preparation. http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/016/005/020.htm...
|AK||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM|
4 AAC 12.305
Adds a new section setting out guidelines for maintaining initial teacher certification for students enrolled in a teacher preparation progr...
|HI||GOVERNOR'S veto overridden by SENATE. *****To HOUSE for concurrence. 07/2008||P-12||Teacher Shortages and Professional Development Schools|
Relates to teacher shortages. Appropriates up to $100,000 for fiscal year 2008-2009 for public school teachers and candidates to take prepar...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Training of Behavior Therapists - Autism|
Relates to schools; requests the Regional University System of Oklahoma to establish a comprehensive autism training program at the Universi...
|AK||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||teacher shortage|
Relates to a report to the Legislature on teacher preparation, retention, and recruitment by the Board of Regents of the University of Alask...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Joint Study Committee on Teacher Training and Certification|
Creates the Joint Study Committee on Teacher Training and Certification. Provides that in the event the committee makes a report of its find...
|LA||Adopted 04/2008||P-12||Teachers in Nonpublic Schools|
Amends rules to revise Nonpublic Bulletin 741 - Louisiana Handbook for Nonpublic School Administrators. Allows teachers with master's degree...
|SD||Adopted 04/2008||Postsec.||Career and Technical Education|
24:10:45:01, :02, :06 thru :10, inclusive, :16, :17
Amends rules to assure that current practices for training instructional staff at the post-secondary technical institutes are up-to-date by ...
|UT||Adopted 04/2008||P-12||Educator Licensing and Data Retention|
Deletes provision that a teacher working under a letter of authorization who is not an alternative routes to licensing (ARL) candidate, cann...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||High School Graduation Requirements and Learning Assistance for English Language Learners|
Existing student learning plans (required for 8-12th grade students) must also include information on the student's results on the Washingto...
|Teacher Recruitment and Preparation Program|
LAC 28:CXXV.1501, 1701, 1901-1915 (Bulletin 121)
Amends rules relating to the Students Teaching and Reaching (STAR) content standards curriculum framework. The STAR curriculum is designed t...
|LA||Adopted 12/2007||P-12||Approval of Teacher Education Programs|
LAC 28:XLV.205 and 207
Amends sections of Bulletin 996 - Standards for Approval of Teacher Education Programs. Clarifies the process of moving from second-stage ap...
|Teacher Preparation and Certification|
Provides for an increase in teacher certification fees; provides for the review and approval of teacher preparation institutions and their s...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12|
|Agricultural Science Teacher Training Continuum and Incentive Funding Grants|
Subject to appropriation, requires the state board of education to develop a secondary-level agricultural science teacher training continuum...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12|
|Educational Partnership Act|
Amends the Educational Partnership Act. Provides that public institutions of higher education that have approved teacher education programs ...
|AL||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Teacher Education|
Repeals and replaces rules to require background clearance for admission to the internship and to clarify field experience requirements for ...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12|
S.B. 526 (omnibus) - Article 24.5
Authorizes the board of trustees of Ball State University, Indiana State University, Indiana University or Purdue University to establish a ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Leadership Academy, Teacher Recruitment and Development|
Enacts provisions addressing a state leadership academy, teacher preparation and certification programs, teacher professional development pr...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness and P-16 Data System|
S.B. 2107 - Part A, Section 4
Directs the commissioner to evaluate the effectiveness of all teacher preparation programs in the state, and the timelines and costs of deve...
|AL||Adopted 03/2007||Postsec.||Professional Studies|
Repeals and replaces the present standards for the professionalstudies component of Class B teacher education programs with the Alabama Qual...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Expands Use of State Institute Fund|
Adds support activities related to school accreditation and teacher training and retention to the list of purposes for use of the State Inst...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.||Review of Teacher Preparation Programs|
Changes statues to require the review of teacher preparation programs not more frequently than once every five years. Previous language requ...
|OH||Adopted 03/2007||P-12||TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS|
OAC 3301-24-02, -03
Amends rules regarding teacher education programs. Incorporates references to new standards for what teachers should know and be able to do ...
|OH||Adopted 01/2007||P-12||Teacher Education|
Amends requirements for the standards teacher preparation institutions must follow. http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/pdfs/3301/0/24/330...
|WA||Adopted 01/2007||Postsec.||Educator Preparation & Certification Programs|
Provides more specific processes and procedures to assess higher education professional educator preparation programs for state approval and...
|Public Education Job Enhancement Program Eligibility|
Provides eligibility and award distribution requirements for the Public Education Job Enhancement Program (PEJEP), which offers funding to c...
|WA||Adopted 12/2006||Postsec.||Educator Preparation & Certification Programs|
WAC 181-78A-100, -105, -110
Provides more specific processes and procedures to assess higher education professional educator preparation programs for state approval and...
|OH||Signed into law 12/2006||P-12||Quality of Teacher Preparation|
S.B. 311 -- Sec. 3319.233
This section requires the state board of education, in collaboration with the Ohio board of regents, to issue an annual report on the qualit...
|LA||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Standards for Certification|
LAC 28:CXXXI.Chapters 1-10 (Bulletin 746)
The first update in many years. Identifies all certification guidelines for Louisiana school employees and administrators. Pages 1-52 of 133...
|SD||Adopted 10/2006||P-12||Teacher Accreditation Programs/Guidelines and Virtual High School|
Article 24:16, 24:43:12:09 to :11 inclusive, Article 24:53
Amends rules to establish the process for the accreditation and program approval of teacher preparation programs and closely align the rules...
|WV||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Approval Of Educational Personnel Preparation Programs|
Title 126, Series 114
Amends rules regarding West Virginia Board of Education approval of educational personnel preparation programs. http://www.wvsos.com/csrdocs...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Funding for Teacher Training/Support|
Appropriates funds for teacher training and support to address educational needs, especially the teacher shortage in the state. http://www.c...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|Creation of Just Read, Florida Office and Research-Based Strategies|
H.B. 7087 (Section 8)
There is created in the Department of Education the Just Read, Florida! office. The office will: (1) Train highly effective reading coaches....
|SC||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Teacher Quality and Certification|
Amends rules to create the need for restructuring the state system for training, certifying and evaluating teachers. Addresses the add-on ce...
|LA||Adopted 05/2006||P-12||Students Teaching and Reaching (STAR) Curriculum Framework|
LAC 28:CXXV.101, 301-317
Establishes Content Standards Curriculum Framework for Students Teaching and Reaching (STAR) to serve as the one teacher preparation course ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12|
|Reading Instruction Requirement for Teacher Certification|
Requires reading instruction as a mandatory element of teacher education curriculum and requires certification of teacher competence in read...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
Requires that a teacher from another state be awarded a teaching certificate for a comparable grade level and subject area valid in the pub...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12||Approval of Teacher Education Programs|
Prohibits the state board from conditioning full approval of teacher education programs provided by an institution of higher education on th...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2006||P-12|
|Education Reform Act of 2006|
Enacts the Education Reform Act of 2006. Section 14 directs the department of education and the board of trustees of state institutions of h...
|OH||Signed into law 01/2006||P-12||Alignment of Teacher Preparation Programs to Standards, Career Ladder|
Requires the State Board's standards for teacher preparation programs to require that the curricula of those programs be aligned with the St...
|The "Grow Your Own" Teacher Education Initiative|
23 IAC 60.10 thru 100
Establishes rules to implement the Grow Our Own Teacher Education Act. Allows consortia of at least one postsecondary institution, at least...
|OH||to governor 12/2005||P-12||Aligned Teacher Preparation Programs|
Requires the state board to adopt standards that require the curricula of teacher preparation programs to be aligned with the state academic...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2005||P-12||Incorporating SCANS into Teacher Training Programs|
Defines the competencies and personal skills identified in the Secretary of Labor's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) report....
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Admissions requirement to teacher education programs|
An undergraduate student seeking a degree in teacher education must attain passing scores on a preprofessional skills test prior to admissio...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Teacher assistants becoming teachers|
AN ACT to permit teacher assistants who are enrolled in teacher education programs to continue to work while they complete their student tea...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Preservice Teaching Requirements|
Prior to completing an approved teacher preparation program, a preservice education candidate must satisfactorily pass the test of subject m...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
|Teacher Recruitment and Education|
Section 1: Establishes need for improvement in teacher recruitment, compensation, support and peer mentoring.
Section 2: Creates a new sect...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Technical assistance partnerships and regional training programs for professional development of teachers and administrators|
Revises provisions governing the statewide system of accountability for public schools; redesignating the four regional training programs fo...
|MN||EFFECTIVE DATE RETROACTIVE FROM SEPTEMBER 10, 2001 05/2005||P-12|
A bill for an act relating to education; providing for consecutive teaching experience for a teacher whose probationary employment is interr...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||Additional Competencies|
OAC 210:20-9-182, -189
Adopts rules concerning teacher education and certification. Reflects a competency related to collaboration to create professional learning ...
|OR||Adopted 04/2005||P-12||Site Reviews and Adding Authorizations and Endorsements|
OAR 584-010-0010, -060-0052, -0062
Amends rules concerning site reviews and adding authorizations and endorsements. Increases the period of time between site reviews from five...
|MD||(S) THIRD READING PASSED (46-0) 04/2005||Postsec.||Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Teacher Education Award - Qualification Requirements|
Altering the qualification requirements for applicants for a Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Teacher Education Award; and prohibiting the ...
|MT||Rule Adoption 04/2005||P-12|
|Professional Educator Preparation Programs|
Establishes rules regarding professional educator preparation programs. MONTANA REG 4693 (SN)...
|ND||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Student Teacher Stipends|
The board of a school district may provide a stipend to a student teacher assigned to a school in the district.
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Role of Colleges and Universities in Achieving State Educational Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 7)
Requires colleges and universities to:
(a) Utilize institution-wide resources to work with elementary and secondary educators and other ent...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||State Board Of Education|
Clarifies the authority of the State Board of Education to expend federal funds for training expenses and salary incentives for licensed tea...
|NC||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Preservice Requirements|
10A NCAC 09 .0710
Clarifies rules regarding preservice requirements for lead teachers, teachers and aides. NORTH CAROLINA REG 5057 (SN)...
|WV||Rule Adoption 11/2004||P-12||Standards for Subject-Area Content|
Title 133, Series 46
Establishes new rules relating to standards for subject-area content in secondary-level teacher preparation programs. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4544...
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure re...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Reciprocity Requirements|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
Deletes the requirement that an out-of-state prepared teacher who is issued a California 5-year preliminary multiple subject, single subject...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||District and University Internships|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 6: Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to ensure that each district and university internship program in California provid...
|WV||Rule Adoption 09/2004||P-12|
|Educational Personnel Preparation Programs|
Title 126, Series 114
Amends rules regarding approval of educational personnel preparation programs. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4496 (SN)...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12|
|Beginning Teacher Induction Requirements|
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to determine that a candidate has fulfilled the induction program requirement if the candid...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||Pilot Program: Special Education Teacher Preparation|
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to participate in a pilot program, which may include the San Joaquin County Office of Educa...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Grow Our Own Teacher Education Act|
Creates the Grow Our Own Teacher Education Act. Establishes the Grow Our Own Teacher Education Initiative to prepare highly skilled, committ...
|MA||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Educator Licensure and Preparation Program|
603 CMR 4.13, 7.00, 7.14, 47.11
Amends rules relating to the educator licensure and preparation program, the vocational education regulations, and the licensure of adult ba...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Education Reform|
The education reform in this Act shall be known as the "Reinventing Education Act of 2004." The provisions include (1) establishing a weight...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Teacher Requirements|
Requires the state board to determine whether teacher preparation programs should require courses in diversity training, anger management, c...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||Education Personnel|
Relates to education personnel; provides for expunging of criminal history records of applicants for employment at certain education related...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||English as a Second Language Instruction|
Concerning English as a second language instruction and in-service training for teachers and teacher preparation courses; requires persons s...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2004||Postsec.||Teacher Education Programs|
Concerning teacher education programs at institutions of higher education; requires teacher training programs to include literacy training. ...
|HI||Veto override 05/2004||P-12||Reinventing Education Act of 2004|
Establishes a weighted student formula; provides additional information technology; empowers principals through a Hawaii principals academy ...
|MS||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Uniformity|
Creates a consistent alternative route to teacher certification for individuals who have already completed college degrees. MISSISSIPPI REG ...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12|
|Cultural Competency In Education|
Defines "cultural competency" and sets forth teacher training, professional development, and school plan requirements for achieving cultural...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||Postsec.|
|Teacher Training: Integrated Programs|
Amends law requiring the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to encourage postsecondary institutions to offer integrated programs of profess...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Teacher Interns and Credentialing|
Make teachers who have received their preliminary credentials through a district intern or other specified intern program ineligible to rece...
|AL||Rule Adoption 09/2003||P-12||Teacher Certification/Teacher Education|
AAC 290-3-2, -3
Establishes rules regarding the changes including the addition of wording to address THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001. Changes the name ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Membership and Duties of State Advisory Commission on Teacher Education and Certification|
Increases membership on the state advisory commission on teacher education and certification from 11 to 13 members. Decreases from ten to ni...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Oklahoma Commission For Teacher Preparation|
Makes an appropriation to the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation; states purposes; provides for the budgeting of funds in certain c...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher Preparation and Development|
Adds components on classroom management and student discipline strategies to teacher preparation competencies and goals of professional deve...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher Education Coordinating Committee|
Expands the membership of the teacher education coordinating committee to include a representative of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. ht...
|WV||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12|
|Approval of Educational Personnel|
Title 126, Series 114
Provides rules relating to the approval of educational personnel preparation programs. WEST VIRGINIA REG 4244 (SN)
§126-114 Outlines the fra...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Inclusion of State Teaching Standards and Mock Evaluation in Student Teacher Programs|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires approved teacher preparation programs to include in the student teaching experience opportunities for the student teacher to become...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Certification of Education Paraprofessionals|
Concerns certification of education paraprofessionals; relates to the approval of teacher paraprofessional preparation programs at instituti...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Section|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-2-2 (Z)(BB and CC) to require the state board to approve education curricula and programs
offered in all two-year public ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Pilot Teacher Internship Program|
Authorizes the education professional standards board to conduct a two-year internship pilot program for new teachers between July 1, 2003 a...
|IA||Adopted 11/2002||P-12||Standards for Teacher Intern Preparation Programs|
281 IAC 77.4, 77.5
Establishes rules relating to standards for teacher intern preparation programs. Governs approval of the criteria for practitioner preparati...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2002||P-12||Programs that will increase the number of teachers to blind and visually impaired pupil populations|
Requires the Trustees of the California State University to assess the current status of the university's credential programs that prepare t...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Basic Skills for Certification|
Amends the Teacher Certification Article of the School Code. Provides that a student may not enroll in a teacher preparation program at a re...
|ID||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12|
|Reading assessment for preservice teachers|
PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS-Amends existing law to clarify that only K-8 preservice teachers shall pass the State Board of Education's preservice r...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Program Approval|
S.B. 20E - Education Code Re-Write: Sec. 1004.04
Requires the state board to adopt rules that establish uniform core curricula for each state-approved teacher preparation program. Standards...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Defines Accredited|
Defines the term accredited institution for the purposes of the law and the Board of Education's regulations on licensure of school personne...
|NY||Signed into law 11/2001||P-12||Accreditation Costs|
Provides that the costs of accreditation reviews of teacher education programs shall be borne by the institution seeking accreditation by th...
|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 tr...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Teaching Interns|
Authorizes an intern to choose an early teacher internship program completion option if the intern passes certain assessments and meets the ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||Postsec.|
|Community Colleges and Teaching Quality Programs|
Requires the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to submit a written report to the Legislature on the feasibility of the develop...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||Teacher Internship Programs|
Amends the School Boards Article of the School Code; removes the limitation that teaching interns be employed on a part-time basis; provides...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12|
|Transition to Teaching Program|
Creates the Transition to Teaching Program; encourages participation by postsecondary education institutions and organizations that represen...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12|
|Emphasis on Teaching as a Profession|
H.B. 3534, Section 1
Amends Section 59-101-280. "Colleges and universities of this State shall emphasize teaching as a career opportunity and those institutions...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||Postsec.||Teacher Preparation Portion of Bill|
One part of this bill relates to colleges and universities emphasizing teaching as a career opportunity; provides manner in which requiremen...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12|
Relates to a partnership agreement between the University of Texas-Pan American and the South Texas Community College District to offer the ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2001||Postsec.||Teacher Scholarships for Full- and Part-time Graduate Students|
H.B. 299, S.B. 206
Expands the Maryland Teacher Scholarship program to include full-time or part-time graduate students in programs leading to Maryland profess...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Quality|
Provides for the State Board of Education to assess teacher preparation programs....
|VA||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Teacher Subject Matter Proficiency|
Relates to teacher proficiency and contract status; states any teacher hired on or after July 1, 2001, will be required, as a condition of a...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Education Certificates from Two-Year Institutions|
Senate Bill 28 amends Chapter 21, State and Private Education Institutions, NMSA 1978, to authorize two-year post-secondary educational inst...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Reading Courses|
Requires reading courses for teacher certification....
|WY||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Regional Preschool Teacher Development|
Relates to regional development preschool system teachers; includes employment as a teacher in the regional development preschool system as ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Training Teachers in Hard to Staff Schools|
Authorizes the Los Angeles County Office of Education to design and implement a one-year telecommunications-based pilot project for the purp...
|KY||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teaching Quality|
Requires statewide teacher recruitment plan; requires state department to establish teacher academies in core disciplines; makes funds avail...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12|
|Omnibus Bill - Scholarships for Paraprofessionals|
Creates Promise Scholarships in teacher education for paraprofessionals and instructional aides who were employed in a public school in Geor...