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SB 59 (BR 1174) - D. Kelly

     AN ACT relating to the beginning teacher internship program.
     Amend KRS 161.030 to require out-of-state teachers with less than 1 year experience rather than less than 2 years to take assessments in order to qualify for a temporary teaching certificate; change the beginning teacher internship for all new teachers and out-of-state teachers with less than 1 year experience rather than with less than 2 to complete an internship; change the beginning teacher committee to be composed of a minimum of 2 persons, including a resource teacher and the principal of the school where the internship is served, rather than requiring a teacher educator to be on the committee; specify the requirements for each member of the committee to spend in observation of the beginning teacher; remove the existing provision that requires a majority vote of the beginning teacher committee to determine if the internship was successfully completed; require the Education Professional Standards Board to promulgate an administrative regulation to specify the standards and procedures for successful completion of the internship.

     Feb 4-introduced in Senate
     Feb 5-to Education (S)


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