Bill Details - SB104 (2017)

SB 104  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0945

04/03

 

SENATE BILL 104

 

AN ACT establishing a credential for master teacher in school counseling and relative to the membership of regional advisory committees for career and technical education.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Hennessey, Dist 5; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Rep. Grenier, Sull. 7; Rep. Burton, Straf. 6

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes the credential of master teacher in school counseling.  The bill also adds a school counselor as a member of each regional career and technical education advisory committee.  

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0945

04/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT establishing a credential for master teacher in school counseling and relative to the membership of regional advisory committees for career and technical education.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  State Board of Education; Rulemaking Authority.  Amend RSA 186:8, VI to read as follows:

VI.  Certification standards for advanced teaching credentials, including administering the master teacher credential as provided in RSA 189:14-f, and the master teacher in school counseling credential as provided in RSA 189:14-i.

2  New Section; School Boards; Master Teacher in School Counseling.  Amend RSA 189 by inserting after section 14-h the following new section:

189:14-i  Master Teacher in School Counseling.  

I.  The state board of education shall establish the educational credential of master teacher in school counseling and grant it to those persons who have fulfilled at least the following requirements:

(a)  Academic preparation which shall include a master's-level degree and graduate coursework in curriculum development, supervision, and evaluation.

(b)  Teaching experience, including at least 7 years during which a teaching certificate was held.

(c)  Demonstrated quality teaching to be satisfied by meeting professional criteria developed by the professional standards board and approved by the state board of education, which criteria shall include:

(1)  Quantitative evaluations of teaching quality from students, parents, peers, and administrators.

(2)  At least 3 classroom observations of the candidate by an independent observer from outside the candidate's school district.

(3)  At least 4 significant and rigorous written tasks and exercises.

(4)  Demonstrated quality in advising students concerning career and technical education programs, certificates, and internship opportunities at area employers related to career and technical education.

(5)  Demonstrated knowledge of career and technical education programs, the activities of the regional advisory committee, the activities of the career and technical education craft committees pursuant to RSA 188-E:4-a, and regional employers.  

II.  The purposes of the credential are to allow experienced teachers an opportunity for professional growth and development, and to identify highly qualified, experienced teachers to serve as resources in their areas of expertise in curriculum development, mentoring, supervising, evaluating teachers, and in other areas as may be determined by their schools and school districts.

III.  Master teachers in school counseling shall have no authority to effectively recommend any personnel action.  However, their activities may form the basis for an independent administrative performance review.

3  Regional Career and Technical Education; Advisory Committees.  Amend RSA 188-E:4-a, I to read as follows:

I.  Each designated region shall have a regional advisory committee consisting of representatives from each sending district and the receiving district.  Appointees from each district shall represent a reasonable balance among the recognized vocational areas including, but not limited to, agriculture, marketing and distribution, health, home economics, office occupations, and trades and industry.  One appointee on each advisory committee shall be a school counselor from a sending or receiving district.  Each regional advisory committee shall have at least 7 members representative of the districts and vocational areas.

4  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Education; SJ 5
Jan. 31, 2017 Hearing: 01/31/2017, Room 103, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 8
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0501s, 02/23/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 11
Feb. 23, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-0501s, AA, VV; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 23, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-0501s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/23/2017; SJ 7
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and referred to Education HJ 8 P. 45
March 15, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/15/2017 11:00 AM LOB 207
March 28, 2017 Full Committee Work Session: 03/28/2017 10:00 AM LOB 207
April 19, 2017 Executive Session: 04/19/2017 LOB 207
May 4, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 05/04/2017 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 22 P. 4
May 4, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 3
May 4, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e: AA VV 05/04/2017
May 4, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e: AA VV 05/04/2017 HJ 15 P. 47
April 27, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-1659e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 04/27/2017); SJ 16
May 18, 2017 Enrolled 05/18/2017 HJ 16 P. 8
May 18, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 05/18/2017); SJ 18
June 8, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2017; Chapter 0110
I. Sections 8 and 10 of this act shall take effect as provided in Section 11
Aug. 7, 2017 II. Remainder Effective 08/07/2017

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 31, 2017 Senate Hearing
Feb. 23, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
March 15, 2017 House Hearing
April 19, 2017 House Exec Session
May 4, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB104 Revision: 1604 Date: June 12, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
SB104 Revision: 1605 Date: May 10, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
SB104 Revision: 1606 Date: March 30, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
SB104 Revision: 1607 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 11:11 a.m.