SHARP-FOWLER-BOLAND-MCCARTHY-JONES,JOHN AND DAVIS,MONIQUE.
SCH CD-PARAPROFESS TASK FORCE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Creates the Task Force on
Paraprofessionals. Requires the Task Force to study and make
recommendations on the licensure of paraprofessionals who work with
children in the public schools of Illinois. Requires the Task Force
to determine entry level standards, training and experience
requirements for entering the career, guidelines for education and
experience requirements for career advancement, structures outlining
appropriate roles and responsibilities, and a mechanism to enhance job
mobility within and between school districts. Requires the Task Force
to report its recommendations to the Governor one year after the
effective date of the amendatory Act. Repeals the Task Force
provisions one year and a day after the effective date of the
amendatory Act. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces the Task Force member representing the American
Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a member representing the
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Education)
Total one-year cost would be approximately $38,200.
STATE MANDATES NOTE (State Board of Education)
Same as SBE fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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