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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Trauma informed schools professional development. Provides that, before July 1, 2026, each school corporation, charter school, and state accredited nonpublic school shall require all school employees likely to have direct, ongoing contact with children within the scope of the employee's employment to attend or participate in inservice training pertaining to evidence based trauma informed classroom instruction and instruction in recognition of social emotional learning reactions to trauma that may interfere with a student's academic functioning. Allows a school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school to provide the training to the school employees in the manner specified by the Trauma informed schools professional development. Provides that, before July 1, 2026, each school corporation, charter school, and state accredited nonpublic school shall require all school employees likely to have direct, ongoing contact with children within the scope of the employee's employment to attend or participate in inservice training pertaining to evidence based trauma informed classroom instruction and instruction in recognition of social emotional learning reactions to trauma that may interfere with a student's academic functioning. Allows a school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school to provide the training to the school employees in the manner specified by the school corporation, charter school, or state accredited nonpublic school. Provides that, after June 30, 2026, the state board shall determine the timing and the frequency of the training. ... View more