Bill Summary for S 219 (2019-2020)

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Jun 10 2019

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 219 (Public) Filed Monday, March 11, 2019
AN ACT TO MODIFY TEACHER LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS.
Intro. by McInnis, Tillman, Johnson.

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Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.

Part II.

Adds to proposed GS 115C-270.20(a)(7), which establishes a transitional license (TL) for out-of-state teachers. Provides that transitional licensees are not required to demonstrate preparation through achieving a minimum score on a standardized exam.

Part III.

Adds to the proposed changes to GS 115C-270.20(a)(4), which allows for issuance of a lifetime license after 30 or more years of teaching as a licensed teacher. Clarifies that a teacher has completed 30 or more years of teaching as a licensed teacher when the teacher holds a current NC teaching license and has completed 30 or more years of creditable service with the Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System.

Part V.

Makes a technical change.

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