TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PERSONNEL
PART 65 NEW TEACHER INDUCTION AND MENTORING
SECTION 65.120 ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
Section 65.120 Eligible Applicants
Eligible applicants for grant funding under this Subpart B shall be the entities identified in Section 21A-5 of the School Code, as well as public university laboratory schools approved by the State Board of Education pursuant to Section 18-8.05(K) of the School Code [105 ILCS 5/18-8.05(K)] (see Section 2-3.109a of the School Code [105 ILCS 5/2-3.109a]).
a) An eligible applicant may also be a partnership of eligible entities.
1) If a joint application is submitted, then an administrative agent shall be designated and the application shall be signed by the authorized official of each entity that is a participant.
2) A school district or other eligible entity shall only participate in one proposal for a specific program.
b) No application shall be considered unless it includes a written statement by the authorized representative of the collective bargaining unit, if any, of each participating entity concurring with its submission.
c) Each eligible applicant shall propose to serve at least 10 beginning teachers. Eligible applicants with fewer than 10 beginning teachers may participate as part of a joint application. (See Section 65.130(b) of this Part.)
d) An eligible applicant may contract with one or more institutions of higher education, professional associations, regional offices of education, or not-for-profit providers of educational services to assist in implementing the program. (See Section 21A-15 of the School Code.)
(Source: Amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 16098, effective October 25, 2012)