THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2945

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to teachers.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 302A-805.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]302A-805.5[]] Approval of teacher education programs; professional development of teachers. (a) The board shall be responsible for approving teacher education programs that meet the standards established by the board.

(b) The board may engage in efforts relating to the improvement of instruction through teacher education and professional development, and to attract qualified candidates for teacher training from among the high school graduates of the State.

(c) The board shall offer no less than three credits of professional development courses, classes, or other programs annually to each teacher at no cost to the teacher."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.


SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Board of Education; Teachers; Professional Development

 

Description:

Requires the Board of Education to offer no less than three credits of professional development courses, classes, or other programs annually to each teacher at no cost to the teacher.

 

 

 

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