SB585 (2020) Detail

Relative to requirements for a one year certificate of eligibility to teach.


SB 585  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-3002

06/05

 

SENATE BILL 585

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for a one year certificate of eligibility to teach.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Starr, Dist 1; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4

 

COMMITTEE: Education and Workforce Development

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill deletes the requirement that a person have a bachelor's degree in order to be eligible to receive a one-year certificate of eligibility to teach.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-3002

06/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for a one year certificate of eligibility to teach.

 

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

 

1  Teacher Certification; One Year Certificate of Eligibility.  Amend RSA 189:39-b, I to read as follows:

I.  The local school board, in consultation with the superintendent, may offer a one-time, one year certificate of eligibility to any person interested in teaching on a full-time or part-time basis, without requiring a person to possess a teaching credential, teaching license, or other teaching certification provided that such person:

(a)  [Possesses at least a bachelor's degree from an accredited postsecondary institution.

(b)]  Is subject to a criminal history records check pursuant to RSA 189:13-a.

[(c)] (b)  Is qualified for the position by relevant experience and education.

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

Links

SB585 at GenCourtMobile
SB585 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 28, 2020 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB585 Revision: 7840 Date: Jan. 6, 2020, 3:34 p.m.

Docket


June 16, 2020: Pending Motion Interim Study; 06/16/2020; SJ 8


June 16, 2020: Placed on Laid on Table Consent List and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020; SJ 8


March 19, 2020: Committee Report: Referred to Interim Study SC 11


Jan. 28, 2020: Hearing: 01/28/2020, Room 103, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 4


Jan. 8, 2020: To Be Introduced 01/08/2020 and Referred to Education and Workforce Development; SJ 1