|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...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Educator Professional Development|
Amends teacher professional development standards, including the professional development schedule for teachers to ensure continued licensur...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2012||P-12||Continuing Professional Development|
H.B. 1363 - Professional Development Provision
Requires the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to provide an interim report on the study being conducted on the costs and benefits of...
|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...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||P-3 Reading Proficiency & Teacher Preparation|
(Sec. 5) Requires the Department of Education, by January 1, 2012, to develop and approve reading assessments that districts must use to ide...
|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...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Professional Learning Rules Task Force|
S.B. 184 - Professional Learning Rules Task Force
Section 1: Directs the department of education to establish the Professional Learning Rules Task Force to review state board professional le...
|DE||Adopted 05/2012||P-12||Professional Development Standards|
14 DE ADC 1598
Amends Delaware's professional development standards to include prerequisites for professional learning, and define learning communities, le...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Professional Development|
Directs the state board of education, in consultation with the professional standards commission, to establish category-level expenditure co...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions|
H.B. 706 - Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions
Repeals: (1) Section 20-2-212.3, relating to increasing teachers' salaries in areas of shortage; (2) Section 20-2-212.4, relating to an addi...
|AR||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Professional Development; Attendance at Instructional Professional Development Sessions; Distribution of Student Special Needs Funding|
AR ADC 005.22.7-1.0 to AR ADC 005.22.7-9.00; AR ADC 005.22.1-1.00 to AR ADC 005.22.1-5.00; AR ADC 005.01.11-1.00 to AR ADC 005.01.11-9.00
Provides guidelines for developing a high quality professional development system for all educators in order to facilitate individual, team,...
|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 ...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Professional Development and Evaluations of Teachers and Principals|
Provides a framework for professional development for implementation of new teacher and principal evaluation systems. http://apps.leg.wa.gov...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules|
A.B. 250 - Curriculum Frameworks, Standards, Instructional Materials, Model Professional Development Modules
From bill summary: Deletes the schedule for submission of instructional materials for foreign languages and health for state board approval,...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12||Subject Matter Projects|
From bill summary: Existing law provides for the establishment and maintenance of subject matter projects by the Regents of the University o...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Early Childhood Educators Qualifications and Professional Development|
To revise the requirements for early childhood educators and direct the Commissioner of Education to use unexpended funds for providing prof...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Using Data to Improve Student Achievement|
H.B. 153 - Using Data to Improve Student Achievement
Provides that of a specified department of education appropriation, a portion in each fiscal year may be used to train district and regional...
|PA||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Multiple Sections - Professional Development|
Section 1205.1 establishes a moratorium onteacher professional developoment required by Act 48/45 to provide mandate relief for school distr...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Governance|
Removes the provisions creating the 10-member elected State Board of Education and provides for the election and appointment of members whos...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Repeals the Teacher Academy and the Professional Teaching Standards Commission|
Budget Technical Corrections Legislation:
Section 7.31 - Repeals the statutory provisions of the Teacher Academy, created to establish a sta...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Professional Development, Mathematics K-3|
Requires the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation to develop and administer mathematics professional development programs for any tea...
|GA||Adopted 04/2011||P-12||Professional Learning|
Directs the professional standards commission to (1) Revise its certification renewal rules so that demonstration of the impact of professio...
|GA||Adopted 03/2011||P-12||Performance-Based Coaching Programs|
Strongly encourages the development of performance-based coaching programs that are designed for principals and district administrators to i...
|FL||Issued 06/2010||P-12||Florida's Task Force on Excellent Teaching|
Establishes Florida's Task Force on Excellent Teaching. Directs the task force to:
(1) Review performance appraisal systems and teacher cer...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Suicide Prevention Professional Development|
Requires that district school boards provide access to suicide prevention educational resources, as approved by the Statewide Office of Suic...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Classroom Management and Student Discipline|
Requires local school districts to provide certain classroom management training to school personnel. School master plans must make provisio...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Developmental Disabilities Training|
H.B. 1073 - Sec. 6
Requires the commissioner of education to develop recommendations for incorporating training related to autism and other developmental disab...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Temporary Suspension of Professional Development Units|
For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2011, and June 30, 2012, a licensed or certified teacher is not be required to complete any points of t...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2010||P-12||Temporary Suspension of Professional Development Requirements|
For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2011, and June 30, 2012, a school district board of education may elect not to adopt and offer a profes...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Personal Leave Restrictions|
Requires approval by the director of schools or the director's designee for a teacher to take personal leave on days when professional devel...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2010||P-12||Professional Development|
Establishes Task Force on Education Career Preparation and Development for purpose of improving effectiveness of school teachers, administra...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Teacher Professional Development and Evaluation|
Adds the use of certain professional development to the standards of annual performance evaluation for teachers; relates to accountability, ...
|CO||Issued 03/2010||P-12||Governor's Council for Educator Effectiveness|
Exec. Order B 2010-001
The purpose of the Council is to provide a forum for considering options and providing recommendations to ensure that every educator (teache...
|NJ||Signed into law 02/2010||Postsec.||Tuition Assistance|
Requires certain conditions be met in order for school districts to provide their employees with tuition assistance for coursework or additi...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2009||P-12||Negotiation Skills in Individualized Programs of Professional Growth|
Relates to standards and procedures for the issuance and renewal of teaching credentials. Specifies that an individualized program of profes...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Holidays, Inservice and Parent-Teacher Conference Days|
Amends provisions concerning average daily attendance under the state aid formula. Makes changes with respect to days that are used for an i...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Financial Reporting and Minimum Standards|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.07
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:Modifies the current requirement for the state board to develop a standard for reporting financial ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Center for Creativity and Innovation|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.82
**No funds allocated in the current budget for this center, according to the DOE's H.B. 1 summary document http://www.education.ohio.gov/GD/...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||School Finance Redesign|
H.B. 1 - Section 3306.01, 3306.011, 3306.012, 3306.02, 3306.051
New Chapter 3306.: As described in the bill analysis by the Ohio Legislative Service Commission (LSC), "The bill enacts a new R.C. Chapter 3...
|NY||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Using Inservice Days to Rate State Assessments|
Title 8 NYCRR 175.5
Amends rule to extend to 2013 the provision allowing use of up to two professional development days for teacher scoring of state assessments...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||State Educator Professional Development Commission|
Establishes the State Educator Professional Development Commission for the purpose of providing statewide leadership in school improvement a...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Damaged Textbook Fees/Service-Learning Programs/Charter School Grades/Regional Professional Development Academies|
- Deletes a provision that requires a public school principal to collect a percentage of a textbook's purchase price from...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12|
|State Virtual School Network|
H.B. 3646 - Sections 35-38
Section 35: Directs the commissioner to establish rules regarding procedures for verifying that teachers of electronic courses through the s...
|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 ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Participation in Teacher Reading Academy|
H.B. 3 - Section 24
Amends action that triggers a teacher's participation in a teacher reading academy. Former provision required teacher to participate in read...
|TX||Adopted 06/2009||P-12||Centers for Professional Development of Teachers|
19 TAC 7.230.E.230.121
Repeals rules concerning Centers for Professional Development of Teachers because these centers no longer exist. ...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Professional Development|
Reorganizes the Regional Training Programs for the Professional Development of Teachers and Administrators. Chapter 320
|KY||Adopted 05/2009||P-12||Compensation for Specified CTE Activities|
780 KAR 3:020
Specifies dollar amounts to be paid certified or equivalent career/technical education staff for
(1) Administering the National Occupationa...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Professional development|
H.B. 1400 - Section 13, Prof. Devt.
Requires districts to adopt a professional development plan. The plan must include a description of the professional development activities ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Instructional Days|
H.B. 1400 - Calendar Section
For 2009-10, requries 180 days in the calendar, with 173 days used for instruction. Three must be used for holidays; up to two must be used ...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Student Performance Strategist|
H.B. 1400 - Sec. 8, Strategist
Beginning with the 2010-11 school year, each district must have available one full-time equivalent student performance strategist for every ...
|OK||(H) APPROVED BY GOVERNOR 04/24/2009. 04/2009||P-12||Professional Development Institutes|
Subject to the availability of funds, gives the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation to develop and administer training for residency...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Professional Development K-9|
Authorizes, as funds become available for such purpose, the Commission for Teacher Preparation to develop and offer professional development...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Teacher Professional Development Credit|
Revises provisions of existing law governing school district teacher professional development credit. Authorizes online professional develop...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
|Teacher Opportunity Program|
Amends the Teacher Opportunity Program; provides scholarships to teachers returning to college to receive an additional certification.
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||Postsec.|
|Consolidation of Teacher Education Recruitment Programs|
Consolidates the Teacher Education Recruitment Programs by repealing the Minority Teachers Scholars Program, Minority Masters Fellows Progra...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Professional Development|
H.B. 2261-Section 401-402, Professional Development
Section 401-402 recognizes the important of professional development for teachers, principals and administrators. By January 1, 2010, the pr...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Teacher Professional Development|
S.B. 1 Section 8
Adds provision that teacher professional development programs must be based on teacher needs. Makes inclusion of specific components in teac...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2009||P-12||Improving Writing|
S.B. 1 Section 17
Provides that whereas the quality of writing instruction is directly related to how well teachers are prepared in their teacher preparation ...
|OH||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Innovative Education Pilot Programs|
Authorizes the governing board of any educational service center or the administrative authority of any chartered nonpublic school to submit...
|IL||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Reading Improvement Block Grant Program|
23 IAC 260.100, .110, .120, .130, .140
Establishes rules concerning the Reading Improvement Block Grant Program. Identifies the applicants eligible to apply for professional devel...
|UT||Adopted 01/2009||P-12||Public Education Job Enhancement Program|
Specifies that licensed teachers providing instruction to students in any public classroom setting are eligible for an Opportunity Award. Es...
|UT||Adopted 11/2008||P-12||School Professional Development Days Pilot Program|
Repeals the School Professional Development Days Pilot Program because the pilot program was completed and not continued by the Legislature....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Professional development|
Authorizes a school district to use funds received pursuant to the professional development block grant to compensate new and existing mathe...
|IL||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 09/2008||P-12||Prevalent Student Chronic Health Conditions|
Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, requires teachers' institutes to include instruction on prevalent student chronic health condition...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Assorted Amendments to the School Code|
Repeals the Professional Development Block Grant. Amends requirements related to annual census for special education, such that census must ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12|
Defines "Advanced science and mathematics" as Advanced Placement (AP) biology, calculus, chemistry, computer science, environmental science,...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Teacher Certification, Loan Forgiveness, and Additional Endorsements|
Creates a certification incentive fund to provide grants for eligible recipients to conduct summer institutes. Specifies that the priority f...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Career Ladder for Assistant Teachers|
Requires the Department of Education to conduct a study on the need for and the potential benefits of establishing a career ladder opportuni...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Instructional Assistant Professional Development|
Requires the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop and offer classified instructional assistants professional develo...
|WY||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Educational Development Scholarships|
The bill amends the payback requirements for educational development scholarships given to assist the owners or staff of child caring facili...
|IA||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||GENERAL ACCREDITATION STANDARDS|
IAC 281-12.7(256,284,284A), 12.7(1), 12.7(2), 72.9(1), 281-Chapter83, 281-83.1(284,284A), 281- 83.2(284,248A), 281-83.3(284), 83.3(1) through,83.3(4), 281-83.4(284),
Implements changes made to the Student Achievement and Teacher Quality program and the Beginning Administration Mentoring and Induction prog...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||P-12||Charter Schools|
Relates to Charter School Act of 1992. Revises the description of the procedures relating to pupil suspension or expulsion. Requires a descr...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Civic Education Advancement|
Provides that funding for civic education professional development for high school teachers must be provided by line item appropriation made...
|NY||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Summer Academies and Teacher Professional Development for Middle Grades Math and Science|
Title 8 NYCRR Section 100.14 and 100.15
Establishes criteria for the award of grants for the Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science students. Establishes criteria ...
|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...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Teacher Licensure Renewal Requirements|
Directs the state board to adopt a policy requiring teachers to take credits in their academic subject area as part of the licensure renewal...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2007||P-12||Teacher Professional Development Supports|
Appropriates $585,000 for fiscal year 2007-2008 for up to five complex areas to coordinate and expand complex-level resources for support se...
|MI||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Reading Instruction Requirement for Teachers|
Provides for the extension of the requirement that a teacher, in order to advance to a professional certification, must complete a course of...
|ME||Died 06/2007||P-12||Financial Literacy Training for Teachers|
Requires the Treasurer of State to organize a seminar in November 2007 for training in teaching financial literacy to students from kinderga...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Autism Awareness Teacher Training|
A.B. 4055; S.B. 2558
Requires candidates for teaching certificates and current teachers to receive instruction in autism awareness and methods of teaching studen...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Alternative Schedules|
Expands the circumstances under which a school district in a county whose population is 100,000 or more may apply for an alternative schedul...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Achievement/Teacher Quality program|
S.F. 277 - funding provisions
Allocates $173,943,894 -- $69,600,000 above FY07. Includes $20 million for professional development; $250,000 for new administrator mentorin...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Teacher Center Duties|
H.F. 2245 [Mathematics and Science Teachers]
Amends duties of teacher centers, requires teacher centers to provide a professional development program to train interested and highly qual...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Coursework and Training|
H.F. 2245 [Dual Enrollment Teachers]
Authorizes districts to offer grants to teachers to pay for coursework and training leading to certification as a college in the schools or ...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Professional Development|
S.F. 277 (Section 23)
Directs each attendance center to develop an attendance center professional development plan to promote group professional development. Pro...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Teacher Quality Committee|
S.F. 277 (Section 17)
Strikes Section 284.4, subsection 1, paragraph c, which made a district eligible for student achievement and teaching quality monies if the ...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||First Peoples' Language and Culture Program|
Declares that government-to-government collaboration between the state and the sovereign tribal governments whose traditional lands and terr...
|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...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Components of Professional Development|
Deleted requirement that district professional development programs include certain components such as classroom management and student disc...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Professional Development on Suicide Prevention|
S.B. 57, H.B. 101
Creates the Jason Flatt Act of 2007 to require that in-service training for teachers and principals include at least two hours of instructio...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Professional Development Activities|
Amends 15.1-06-04. Defines a "day for professional development activities" as: (1) Six hours of professional development activities, exclusi...
|NY||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Excelsior Scholars and Summer Institutes for Grades 5-8 Math and Science Teachers|
S.B. 2107 - Part B, Section 39
Adds section 3641-A to the education code. Directs the commissioner to establish an Excelsior Scholars program for grade 7 math and science ...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Cyber Academy Act|
H.B. 201/S.B. 209
Enacts the Cyber Academy Act, provides powers and duties and makes an appropriation. The cyber academy is a collaborative program among the ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Standards, Assessment, Professional Development & Code of Conduct Updates|
Provides for the phasing out of the eighth grade cumulative history test in the 2007-2008 school year, and the implementation of the United ...
|AK||Adopted 02/2007||P-12||PROFESSIONAL CONTENT|
4 AAC 04.200(b)(5)(B)
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development.Deals with professional content and performance standards. ALASKA 3452
|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...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Science Coaches|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to designate a credentialed teacher as a science coach at each elementary school, or pro...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2006||P-12||Science Teacher Development Program|
Establishes the Science Teacher Development Program by enacting provisions relating to science instruction that are similar to the existing ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2006||P-12||Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program|
Extends the Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program. Deletes the authority of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to f...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2006||P-12||Teacher Certification and Assignments|
Authorizes a teacher with a designated subjects teaching credential or a service credential with a special class authorization to be assigne...
|CA||Vetoed 08/2006||P-12||Professional Development and Student Data|
Requires a school district, as a condition for receiving specified professional development block grant funds, to analyze disaggregated test...
|VA||Rule Adoption 07/2006||P-12||Standards For Accrediting Public Schools|
8 VAC 20-131-10 thru -320 non seq.
Amends regulations establishing standards for accrediting public schools in Virginia. The amendments include additional options for student...
|CA||Vetoed 07/2006||P-12||Elementary Science Teachers and Curriculum|
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to designate a credentialed teacher as a science coach at each elementary school, or pro...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Teacher Professional Development|
S.B. 2829 - Teacher Professional Development
Deletes language requiring state board to approve staff development programs. Deletes language requiring state board, subsequent to approva...
|FL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Professional Development Academies|
Relates to education personnel; authorizes regional professional development academy to receive funds from certain sources for purpose of de...
|IA||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Teacher Issues|
H.B. 2792 - Section 5 - 23
Adds "evaluation of teachers against the Iowa teaching standards" as fifth element of the student achievement and teacher quality program. C...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12|
|Ohio Core Support|
Appropriates funds for support of the Ohio Core Program. Funds will be used to:
(1) Support the participation of teachers licensed in Ohio a...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Professional Development Committees|
Directs district professional development committees to annually utilize a data-driven approach to analyze student data and determine distri...
|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...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Recognition and Reporting of Child Abuse|
Requires that at least once a year a program be offered which includes a component of teacher training on recognition and reporting of child...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Florida Secondary School Redesign Act|
H.B. 7087 - Section 19
Defines secondary schools as those serving grades 6-12. Specifies that the following guiding principles must be used in the annual preparat...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|Lottery Funds for Teacher Scholarships|
S.B. 2724; H.B. 3720
Concerns Lottery, Scholarships and Programs; establishes lottery scholarship program to enable tenured public school teachers to obtain adva...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12|
|School Community Professional Development Act|
H.B. 7087 (Section 62)
The Department of Education, public postsecondary educational institutions, public school districts, public schools, state education foundat...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Technology-based Professional Development|
Directs the department of education to further enhance its leadership role in professional development for certified personnel by: (1) Devel...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Teacher Professional Development on Student Mental Health|
Allows public school teachers to receive professional development credit by attending an in-service program on juvenile mental health
|CA||Vetoed 10/2005||P-12||Math and Reading Professional Development|
This bill extends the Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program until July 2012. Under existing law, the program will become ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Advanced Placement and pre-Advanced Placement|
Creates the College and Career Success for All Students Act. Requires a teacher of an Advanced Placement course to obtain appropriate traini...
|NM||Rule Adoption 07/2005||P-12||Licensure/Continuing Professional Education Requirement|
Relates to licensure and continuing professional education requirements. NEW MEXICO REG 4322 (SN)...
|CO||Vetoed 06/2005||P-12||Supplemental Online Education Courses|
Recognizes the importance of supplemental online education courses, especially to smaller districts and rural schools. States that such cour...
|AZ||Issued 06/2005||P-12||Governor's Committee for Teacher Quality and Support|
Executive Order 2005-11
Creates and defines membership of the Governor's Committee for Teacher Quality and Support, the purpose of which is to: (1) develop teacher ...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Teacher professional development|
AN ACT relating to education; requiring the plans to improve the achievement of pupils to include strategies for the professional developmen...
|GA||Adopted 05/2005||P-12||Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grants|
GAC 160-1-4-.266, -.269
Establishes rules regarding the Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grants to build mathematics and science teachers' content knowledge and...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Arizona Performance Based Compensation System Task Force|
Establishes the Arizona Performance Based Compensation System Task Force within the state board of education. By Februrary 2006 and annually...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Instructional Support and Enhancement|
Senate Bill 94 eliminates a requirement that activities on instructional support and enhancement (ISE) days be scheduled in a certain order....
|OK||To governor 04/2005||P-12||Professional development|
Modifies teacher selection process for local professional development committees (selected by designated administrator, with approval of the...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Professional Certification Of Teachers|
From the fiscal note: This bill would create provisions to ensure that professional certification is administered in such a way as to ensure...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Teachers' Skills|
Adds types of courses that may count toward movement on the salary schedule to include courses that address research-based assessment and in...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||License Renewals and Continuing Education Requirements for Reservists and National Guard Members|
Automatically grants any member of the national guard or any reserve component of the U.S. armed services who serves on active duty for at l...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Arkansas Online Professional Development Initiative|
Creates the Arkansas Online Professional Development Initiative. Requires the director of the department of education to prioritize identifi...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||History In Service Training|
Amends in-service training requirements for teachers of Arkansas history . http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/ftproot/bills/2005/public/sb187.pdf...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||End-of-Course Success Incentive Program|
H.B. 1983 (multiple provisions)
Creates the End-of-Course Success Incentive Program under the department of education. Awards schools $50.00 for each student passing the en...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12|
|Professional Development Requirements|
Limits professional development requirements for certified personnel working solely in the following adult education programs: (1) Adult bas...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Educator Licensure|
Authorizes the state board to establish procedures for the filing and investigation of complaints alleging conduct that, if true, may establ...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Professional Development Credit|
Allows a teacher to earn professional development credit for time required at the beginning of the school year to plan and prepare a curricu...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Professional Development|
Increases from 12 to 15 the number of hours of credit earned by completing a three-hour graduate-level credit course for purposes of continu...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Data Collection and Analysis|
S.B. 779, H.B. 1762
Revises the Standards of Quality to require local school boards to (i) provide for data collection and analysis and to use such results in i...
|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...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Committee for Mathematics Achievement|
H.B. 93 (Section 2)
Defines terms, including "mathematics coach," "mathematics diagnostic assessment," "mathematics intervention program," "mathematics leader,"...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Teacher' Professional Growth Fund|
H.B. 93 (Sections 5 and 6)
Specifies that the teachers' professional growth fund is to provide teachers with high quality professional development in content knowledge...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|The Center for Mathematics|
H.B. 93 (Section 4)
Creates the Center for Mathematics to make available professional development for teachers in reliable, research-based diagnostic assessment...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Role of Department of Education in Achieving State Educational Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraph 4)
Mandates that the Kentucky Department of Education provide assistance to schools and teachers, including publicizing professional developmen...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Reading and Literacy Proficiency|
Directs the department of education to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the professional development, training and resources needed in ea...
|PA||Signed into law 02/2005||P-12||Professional Development|
Addresses the professional development requirements for teachers who retire and return to service.
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and, where appropriate, the State Department of Education, to incorporate into licensure re...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||P-12||Teacher Support and Development Act of 2005|
Consolidates the funding for programs aimed at promoting the development of teachers in specific areas, and establishes the Teacher Support ...
|UT||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||School Professional Development Days Pilot Program|
Establishes rules concerning school professional development days pilot program. Provides criteria for a local school board to implement suc...
|IOWA LEARNS COUNCIL|
Executive Order No. 30 - 2003
Creates the IOWA LEARNS COUNCIL. The Iowa Learns Council shall work towards the ambitious goal of 90% of Iowa children having a quality pre-...
|OK||Signed into law 08/2004||P-12||The Oklahoma Commission For Teacher Preparation|
Relates to the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation; makes an appropriation to the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation; state...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Teachers: Limited-English-Proficient Pupils|
Relates to existing law which requires teachers instructing limited-English-proficient pupils to complete 45 hours of staff development in m...
|ND||Rule Adoption 07/2004||P-12||Educator's Professional License|
NDAC 67.1-02-02-, -04, -05, -07, -09
Establishes rules regarding initial licenses, distance learning instructor - definition - qualifications - licensure, two-year and five-year...
|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...
|DE||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Professional Standards Board: Knowledge, Skills And Responsibility Based Supplements|
14 DAC 1501
Amends regulation by adding requirements for reauthorization, replication, and re-qualification of clusters and sets forth procedures for pa...
|LA||Adopted 05/2004||P-12||Validity, Reinstatement, and Renewals for Certificates|
Adds language for the implementation of Continuing Learning Units (CLUs) and High Quality Professional Development. Streamlines current poli...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Educational Personnel Continuing Education Online|
Relating to elementary and secondary education; requires providers of in-service or continuing education for teachers and other professional...
|UT||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Educator Licensing Renewal|
"Highly qualified" means a teacher has met the specific requirements of ESEA, NCLB. NCLB Highly Qualified - Secondary. In order to meet the...
|ME||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Continuing Education Requirements Waiver|
(Resolution) Gives professional and occupational licensing authorities limited authority to waive continuing education requirements for retu...
|MI||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Teacher Fees|
Amends the School Code to expand uses of teacher certification fees to include the teacher and administrator professional development and ot...
|DE||Rule Adoption 04/2004||P-12||Issuance and Renewal of Continuing License|
14 DAC 1511
Amends rule to clarify some of the requirements for options for renewal of a continuing license and sets forth requirements for professional...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||School Professional development Days|
This bill: creates a pilot program to evaluate the effects on student academic achievement of reducing the minimum school term established b...
|MD||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12|
COMAR 09.11.06, .01 thru .05
Proposes rules to regulate the conduct of continuing education courses provided through various transmission technologies, distance learning...
|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...
|TX||Rule Adoption 02/2004||P-12||School District Staff Development|
19 TAC 2.153.BB.153.1011
Repeals commissioner's rules concerning school district staff development. Concerns minimum staff development standards for school district ...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||Professional Development|
Provides teachers with quality professional development that will promote and enhance learning opportunities for students. http://www.arkleg...
|IA||Adopted 01/2004||P-12||Teacher Quality Program|
281 IAC 83.6
Clarifies rules regarding the Teacher Quality Program. Provides requirements for school district professional development, including profess...
|GA||Adopted 11/2003||P-12||Staff and Professional Development|
Changes title of rules to Professional Learning. Clarifies state requirements and expectations for staff and professional development progra...
|AR||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment, & Accountability Program and Academic Distress Program|
Establishes rules governing the Arkansas Comprehensive Testing, Assessment and Accountability Program and the Academic Distress Program (ACT...
|GA||Adopted 11/2003||P-12||Staff Development Unit Program Approval|
Clarifies rules to change title to Professional Learning Unit (PLU) Program Approval. Specifies state requirements for plans for PLU credit ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12|
|Instructional Strategies: English Learners|
Amends existing law pertaining to instructional strategies to include the provision of such strategies for working with English learners as ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2003||P-12||Teacher Training: Cultural Competency|
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, in consultation with the department of education, to contract with an independent evaluato...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Regional Educational Service Centers|
S.B. 1093 § 3
Allows the department of education to fund (within available appropriations) in cooperation with one or more regional educational service ce...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Regional Training Programs|
Revises provisions governing the regional training programs for the professional development of teachers and administrators and the Statewid...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12|
S.B. 296 (multiple provisions)
Specifies that all valid teaching certificates issued prior to September 1988 are exempt from the professional development requirement that ...
|TX||to governor 06/2003||P-12||Training for Teachers of ELL Students|
S.B. 1108 (Section 39.024)
Requires the state agency to develop and make available teacher training materials and other teacher training resources to assist teachers i...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public Schools|
Staff development may: (1) include training in: A) technology; (B) conflict resolution; and (C) discipline strategies, including classr...
|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...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Review of Teacher Development Plan|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Adds that, subsequent to a teacher's evaluation, the individual teacher's evaluator, not just the teacher's supervisor, must review, modify,...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Extra Contract Days for Teacher Development Program Districts|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Changes from fourth to fifth year the year in which a school district participating in the teacher quality program must provide two noninstr...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher Intensive Assistance Program|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Changes from July 1, 2004 to July 1, 2005 date by which all districts must be ready to offer an intensive assistance program for any teacher...
|MT||Rule Adoption 04/2003||P-12||Renewal Unit Verification|
Establishes rules regarding renewal unit verification. Applications to the superintendent of public instruction for license renewal shall be...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Annual for Teachers with National Board Certification|
Increases the annual bonus of teachers obtaining national board for professional teaching standards certification. http://www.arkleg.state.a...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Education Requirements for Teachers|
Revises provisions concerning continuing education requirements for teachers....
|ND||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Professional Development Expenditures|
Before October 1 of each year, districts must report a separate list of the professional development activities in which the district partic...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Professional Development Programs|
Makes an appropriation of $3.5 million for professional development programs for public school personnel (for 2004). Requires the Commissio...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Professional Development Section|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-2-2 (Z)(AA) to add guidelines for developing extensive professional development activities for districts that: (a) improve...
|KS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||State Inservice Education Opportunities Act|
Renames the state inservice education opportunities act the education professional development act. Deletes language referring to funding le...
|IA||Adopted 03/2003||P-12||Beginning Teacher Mentoring and Induction Program and Non-Beginning Teacher Evaluation and Individual Teacher Career Development Plan|
281 IAC 83.2 thru 83.6
Amends rules regarding the Teacher Quality Program. Includes preschool teachers in "beginning teacher" definition for purposes of beginning ...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2003||P-12||Teacher Parent Conferences|
Amends 13-26-4. A school may have teacher-parent conferences during the school year and not more than 16.5 hours may be counted as hours i...
|TX||Adopted 12/2002||P-12||Contracted Continuing Professional Education Sponsors STATE ID: 27 TEXREG 9540|
22 TAC 523.71
Replaces rules pertaining to Board contracted Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Sponsors. Allows contracting with providers and sets o...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2002||P-12||Teachers Must Receive Development in Second Language Acquisition|
Districts are required to provide teachers with development in second language acquisition techniques, and professional development plans ar...
|RI||To governor 06/2002||P-12||District-Wide Professional Development|
This act would require that 25% of the funds appropriated for professional development would be set aside for district-wide professional dev...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Teacher Issues|
Requires successful completion of the competency examination for licensure except for Alternative Placement Program candidates; adds additio...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Extended Day/Year Program Funding, Field Trip Costs, Provision of Staff Development, School Board Member and Principal Development Requirements|
Allows any local school district to fund extended day and -year programs for kindergarten or compulsory age students through sources other t...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2001||P-12||Teacher Contracts Related to Professional Development Days|
Deletes the provisions requiring teachers (contingent upon salary increases) to work an additional three days for staff development....
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Tax Credit for Professional Development|
Offers an incentive to state teachers to take professional development course work by allowing them a 100% state tax deduction on tuition co...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Professional development schools|
Makes an appropriation for the establishment and continuation of professional development schools for teachers. Full legislation is below....
|KY||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Professional Development for Middle School Math Teachers|
Retains priority for funding to improve middle school mathematics teachers' content knowledge; permits the Department of Education to approv...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Number of Teachers Eligible for NBPTS Aid Program|
Increases to 1,000 the maximum number of teachers eligible to participate in the State and Local Aid Program for Certification by the Nation...
|ND||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Professional Development|
H. B. 1293--Professional Development Portion
On or before October first of each year, each school district is required to file a report with the state
|OK||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Rewards, Continuing Education, Teacher Shortages,|
H.B. 1499--Multiple Components
Concerns Academic Performance Awards Programs, continuing education for mathematics teachers, National Board certification; removes authorit...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Section 4|
Amends Section 59-18-1930. The Education Oversight Committee shall provide for a comprehensive review of state and local professional devel...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Professional Development|
From bill analysis: The number of special education students included in the mainstream classroom has steadily increased over the last twent...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Professional development for teachers in the delta region|
Creates the Delta Leadership Act of 2001; creates the Delta Leadership Institute for teachers to provide high quality research based profess...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill with Appropriations|
Creates public school reading proficiency fund to help train teachers to teach reading and writing to students below grade level; sets up "e...
|NM||Vetoed 04/2001||P-12||Omnibus Bill--Lengthens School Year|
Section 30, requires that by 2001-2002 budgets reflect a school year of at least 190 days. 180 days are for instruction and ten days are for...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Tuition Waivers|
This act modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education by granting
tuition waivers to educators for courses taken at h...
|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...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Teaching Quality|
Modifies provisions related to State System of Public and Higher Education to address issues of teacher quality in recognition of relationsh...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Disaggregated Data, Professional Development|
Modifies provisions related to the State System of Public Education to address issues related to the Utah Performance Assessment System for ...
|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 ...
|AR||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Teacher Training for Advanced Placement Courses.|
Increases the award for subsidized teacher training for advanced placement courses. The award will now increase from $450 to $650 per teach...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Reading Success Institute|
Relates to An act pertaining to education; relates to the State-Wide Reading Success Institute for training 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 ...
|WA||Approved by voters 06/2000||P-12||Ballot Initiative - Student Achievement Fund|
INITIATIVE 728: Shall school districts reduce class sizes, extend learning programs, expand teacher training, and construct facilities, fund...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Grant Program for Teacher Professional Development|
Creates a grant program to assist public schools in implementing teacher development activitie that are school-based, and focus on developin...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development|
Provides continued support of elementary school reading professional development institutes through ongoing teacher development at individua...
|DE||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development/Evaluation Pilot|
Allows 1 local school district the ability to pilot a professional development and/or evaluation plan....
|DE||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act|
Creates the Professional Development and Educator Accountability Act. Beginning in 2002, at least 20% of educator's performance evaluation w...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Minnesota New Teacher Project|
Establishes this project in the Department of Children, Families and Learning to retain new teachers in the profession and to provide models...
|MN||Signed by governor 05/2000||P-12||Professional Development Funding|
Beginning in FY 2001, increases the general education formula allowance by $39, from $3,925 to $3,964 per adjusted marginal cost pupil unit....
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Professional Development Fund|
Creates the Middle School Mathematics Professional Development Fund to provide moneys to teachers of middle school mathematics for tuition r...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Financial Incentives for Schools|
Establishes and implements a superior-performing and exemplary schools program for identifying and granting financial incentives to low perf...
|OK||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Attendance at Classes|
Allows a school district to pay for attendance of school district employees at classes or workshops conducted by a company that employs one...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Tuition-Free Courses for Teachers|
Permits teachers and employees in the state and locally operated secondary area technology centers to earn up to six college credits per ter...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Professional Development Funding|
Funding for staff and professional development has been lowered from 1 ½% of salaries to 1%. ...