A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT DIRECTING THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT DIGITAL TEACHING AND LEARNING STANDARDS FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. Enacted March 15, 2013. Sections 1 and 2 are effective July 1, 2017, and apply beginning with the 2017-18 school year. The remainder is effective March 15, 2013.
Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - View summary
Summary date: Mar 6 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following change.
Deletes the requirement that teacher licensure renewal must include at least two continuing education credits in high-quality, integrated digital teaching and learning. Instead, requires only that digital teaching and learning be integrated into the requirements for licensure renewal.
Summary date: Feb 13 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes amendments to GS 115C-12, which added the duty to develop and implement digital competency standards to the list of State Board of Education responsibilities in that statute. Amends GS 115C-296 (concerning personnel programs and licensure standards) to direct the State Board of Education (SBE) and the UNC Board of Governors to require students in teacher preparation programs to demonstrate digital teaching and learning competencies. Makes organizational changes to clarify licensure standards and teacher education programs. Requires at least two continuing education credits in digital teaching and learning as a license renewal requirement. Makes a conforming change to subsection (c1) and to GS 115C-284, requiring similar competencies for lateral entry teachers and students in school administration preparation programs. Makes clarifying changes to the bill title. Effective July 1, 2017, and applicable to the 2017-18 school year.
Effective when the act becomes law, directs the SBE to develop digital teaching and learning competencies for schools, teachers, and administrators.
Summary date: Jan 30 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 115C-12 by adding a new subdivision (40) as the title indicates. Requires that the State Board of Education include digital competencies and related required professional development as an integral component of initial licensure and licensure renewal requirements for teachers and administrators, beginning with the 2017-18 school year.