(105 ILCS 5/21-11.3)
(from Ch. 122, par. 21-11.3)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on June 30, 2013)
Resident teacher certificate.
A resident teacher
certificate shall be valid for 4 years for employment as a resident
in a public school. It shall be issued only to persons who have graduated
from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
with a bachelor's degree,
who are enrolled in a program of preparation approved by the State
Superintendent of Education in consultation with the State Teacher
Certification Board, and who have passed the appropriate tests as required
in Section 21-1a and as determined by the State Board of
Education. A resident teacher certificate may be issued for
teaching children through grade 3 or for grades K-9, 6-12, or K-12 in a
special subject area and may not be renewed. A resident teacher may teach
only under the direction of a certified teacher
as the resident
teacher's mentor and shall not teach in place of a certified teacher.
holder of a resident teacher certificate shall be deemed to have satisfied
the requirements for the issuance of a Standard Teaching Certificate if he
or she has completed 4 years of successful teaching, has passed all
appropriate tests, and has earned a master's degree in education.
No one may be admitted to a resident teacher program after July 1, 2012.
This Section is repealed on June 30, 2013.
(Source: P.A. 97-607, eff. 8-26-11.)