State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/17/2021, by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford


105 ILCS 5/21A-5

    Amends the New Teacher Induction and Mentoring Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.

LRB102 13722 CMG 19072 b





SB0226LRB102 13722 CMG 19072 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
521A-5 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/21A-5)
7    Sec. 21A-5. Definitions. In this Article:
8    "New teacher" means the the holder of a professional
9educator license, as set forth in Section 21B-20 of this Code,
10who is employed by a public school and who has not previously
11participated in a new teacher induction and mentoring program
12required by this Article, except as provided in Section 21A-25
13of this Code.
14    "Public school" means any school operating pursuant to the
15authority of this Code, including without limitation a school
16district, a charter school, a cooperative or joint agreement
17with a governing body or board of control, and a school
18operated by a regional office of education or State agency.
19(Source: P.A. 101-643, eff. 6-18-20.)