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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Teacher leaders. Requires the state board of education (state board) to establish standards that a teacher must meet to qualify as a teacher leader and be eligible to receive a teacher leader endorsement. Provides that the state board may establish multiple standards and more than one pathway of standards that a teacher may meet to qualify as a teacher leader. Provides that the standards established by the state board may include part or all of the teacher leader model standards established by the Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium. Provides that, if a teacher meets the standards established by the state board Teacher leaders. Requires the state board of education (state board) to establish standards that a teacher must meet to qualify as a teacher leader and be eligible to receive a teacher leader endorsement. Provides that the state board may establish multiple standards and more than one pathway of standards that a teacher may meet to qualify as a teacher leader. Provides that the standards established by the state board may include part or all of the teacher leader model standards established by the Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium. Provides that, if a teacher meets the standards established by the state board and applies to the department of education (department) for a teacher leader endorsement, the department shall add to the teacher's teaching license a teacher leader endorsement that indicates the teacher has met the standards established by the state board. ... View more