PHELPS-HOEFT-DAVIS,MONIQUE AND PERSICO.
PROFESSNL TCHR STANDARDS BOARD
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Creates the Professional Teacher
Standards Board consisting of 19 members appointed by the Governor,
with the advice and consent of the Senate, to administer the Article
of the School Code governing the certification of teachers and other
certificated school personnel and the approval of teacher and
administrator preparation programs. Gives the Professional Teacher
Standards Board all powers and duties currently exercised by the State
Board of Education and the State Teacher Certification Board with
respect to administration of the certification and program approval
process, and abolishes the State Teacher Certification Board.
Authorizes the Professional Teacher Standards Board to employ an
Executive Director and such other staff members as are necessary to
exercise its powers and duties and carry out its functions. Effective
January 1, 1998.
FISCAL NOTE (State Bd. of Ed.)
The cost would likely be several million dollars. SBE costs do
not serve as a good estimate since many expenses are shared
among a variety of agency programs.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (SBE)
No change from SBE fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that State Board of Education staff who lose their
employment with that Board as a result of the creation of the
Professional Teacher Standards Board shall be afforded the right to
transfer their employment, without interruption and with the retention
of their current seniority and salary status, to the Professional
Teacher Standards Board.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (State Bd. of Ed.)
No change from previous fiscal note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (SBE)
No change from previous SBE mandates note.
STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1
HB819, with H-am 1, would not impact the level of State debt.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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