92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1843
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SCH CD-TEMP SPEC ED TEACH CERT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code. Requires the State Teacher  Certification      
   Board  to  issue  temporary  special  education  teacher certificates.      
   Provides  for  requirements  that  a  certificate  holder  must  meet,      
   including being enrolled in  an  approved  special  education  teacher      
   preparation  program,  meeting  the  requirements to receive a special      
   certificate within 3 years  after  issuance,  and  passing  the  basic      
   skills  test  required  for  teacher  certification within one year of      
   issuance. Provides that the certificate holder  is  not  eligible  for      
   employment  unless  he  or  she  holds  a  valid  substitute teacher's      
   certificate. Includes provisions  concerning  a  pre-service  training      
   program; assignment of a mentoring teacher; employment credit, salary,      
   and benefits; and annual reports by school districts, programs under a      
   special  education  joint  agreement,  and  private  special education      
   facilities. Amends the State Mandates Act  to  require  implementation      
   without reimbursement. Effective July 1, 2002.                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          30 ILCS 805/8.26 new                                                 
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends  the  School      
   Code.  Adds  a  Section concerning temporary special education teacher      
   certification; contains only a caption.                                     
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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