SCH CD-RESIDENT TEACHER CERT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Provides that a resident teacher
certificate is valid for 3 (instead of 2) years for employment as a
resident teacher in a public school. Allows a resident teacher to
teach under the direction of a certified teacher as the resident
teacher's mentor (now, the resident teacher must teach in conjunction
with and under the direction of a certified teacher and may not teach
in place of a certified teacher). Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Increases the number of years that a resident teacher certificate
is valid to 4 years. Restores the prohibition on teaching in place of
a certified teacher. Provides that the 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.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0560
Last action date: JUN-24-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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