SCH CD-TEMP SPEC ED TEACH CERT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Teacher Certification
Board to issue temporary special education teacher certificates.
Provides for requirements that a certificate holder must meet,
including being enrolled in an approved special education teacher
preparation program, meeting the requirements to receive a special
certificate within 3 years after issuance, and passing the basic
skills test required for teacher certification within one year of
issuance. Provides that the certificate holder is not eligible for
employment unless he or she holds a valid substitute teacher's
certificate. Includes provisions concerning a pre-service training
program; assignment of a mentoring teacher; employment credit, salary,
and benefits; and annual reports by school districts, programs under a
special education joint agreement, and private special education
facilities. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation
without reimbursement. Effective July 1, 2002.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 805/8.26 new
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School
Code. Adds a Section concerning temporary special education teacher
certification; contains only a caption.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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