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(105 ILCS 5/2-3.195)
(This Section may contain text from a Public Act with a delayed effective date
Direct support professional training program.
Beginning with the 2025-2026 school year and continuing for not less than 2 years, the State Board of Education shall make available a model program of study that incorporates the training and experience necessary to serve as a direct support professional. By July 1, 2023, the State Board shall submit recommendations developed in consultation with stakeholders, including, but not limited to, organizations representing community-based providers serving children and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and education practitioners, including, but not limited to, teachers, administrators, special education directors, and regional superintendents of schools, to the Department of Human Services for the training that would be required in order to be complete the model program of study.
(Source: P.A. 102-874, eff. 1-1-23.)