SB 0354 Requires Education Department sponsored professional development events to occur on scheduled days
LR Number:S0161.02I Fiscal Note:0161-02
Last Action:02/17/99 - Hearing Conducted S Education Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 1999
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Current Bill Summary

SB 354 - The State Board of Education shall annually establish, by January first of each school year, a schedule of four to six specific professional development days for the next school year.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education shall not sponsor, co-sponsor or fund any professional development activities, workshops, conferences and other work sessions for certificated personnel unless the activities occur on the scheduled professional development days for that school year or on Saturdays, Sundays or any day during the months of June, July or August.

This requirement will be effective for the 2000-2001 school year and each school year thereafter, and shall not apply to activities scheduled for the 1999-2000 school year.

This act is similar to SB 655 from 1998.