Bill Status of HB3598 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-EDUCATOR TRAINING
Rep. Michelle Mussman
|Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that educator licensees must be trained in the following topics at least once every 5 years: prevalent health conditions of students, social-emotional learning practices and standards, developing cultural competency, identifying warning signs of mental illness, trauma, and suicidal behavior in youth, domestic and sexual violence and the needs of expectant and parenting youth, working with exceptional students, educator ethics, and child sexual abuse and grooming behavior. With respect to the Educator Licensure Article of the Code, provides that, beginning July 1, 2025, in order to satisfy the requirements for licensure renewal, each professional educator licensee must complete specified training. Provides that certain entities shall be designated as approved to provide professional development activities delivered though in-service training or teacher and educational support personnel workshops or through online, asynchronous means (rather than to provide professional development activities) for the renewal of Professional Educator Licenses. Makes other changes.