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Bill Detail: HB20-1128

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Title Educator Education Requirements Special Education
Status Governor Signed (03/24/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors J. Wilson (R)
B. Buentello (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Priola (R)
R. Zenzinger (D)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 01/15/2020

For renewal of an educator license, the bill requires teachers,
special services providers, principals, and administrators to complete 10
clock hours of professional development during the term of the license
relating to increasing awareness of laws and practices relating to the
education of students with disabilities in the classroom, including but not
limited to child find and inclusive learning environments.

The bill also requires each educator preparation program,
alternative teacher program, and alternative principal preparation program
to include course work that provides educator candidates or alternative
teacher or principals with an overview of federal laws relating to the
education of students with disabilities, individualized education
programs, and child find and that teaches educators effective special
education classroom practices, including but not limited to inclusive
learning environments.

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