Bill Sponsor
Illinois Senate Bill 463
Session 103rd
Education-Tech
Became Law
Became Law
Became Law on Jul 1, 2024
Sponsors
Democrat
Meg Loughran Cappel
Democrat
Maura Hirschauer
First Action
Feb 2, 2023
Latest Action
Jul 1, 2024
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill Number
463
State
Illinois
Session
103rd
Sponsorship by Party
Democrat
Primary
Republican
Cosponsor
Summary
Amends the Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title. Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes reference to: 105 ILCS 70/1 Adds reference to: 105 ILCS 5/24-11 from Ch. 122, par. 24-11 105 ILCS 5/24A-7 from Ch. 122, par. 24A-7 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. With regard to the Section concerning contractual continued service, removes provisions specifying that the probationary periods are only for service in which a teacher holds a Professional Educator License. Amends the Evaluation of Certified Employees Article of the Code. Provides that on July 1, 2024, the State Superintendent of Education shall convene a Performance Evaluation Advisory Committee for the purpose of maintaining and improving the State evaluator training and pre-qualification program in this State. Provides that the Committee shall be staffed by the State Board of Education. Sets forth the membership of the Committee. Provides that members of the Committee shall be nominated by program providers and appointed by the State Superintendent. Provides that the Committee shall meet initially at the call of the State Superintendent and shall select one member as chairperson at its initial meeting. Provides that the Committee shall meet at least quarterly and may also meet at the call of the chairperson of the Committee. Provides that the Committee shall advise the State Board of Education on the continued implementation of the evaluator training and pre-qualification program in this State, which may include the development and delivery of the program's existing and new administrators' academies, gathering feedback from program instructors and participants, sharing best practices, consulting with the State Board on any proposed rule changes regarding evaluator training, and other subjects as determined by the chairperson of the Committee. Effective June 15, 2024. Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 With regard to the Section concerning contractual continued service, provides that the probationary periods are for a teacher who holds a Professional Educator License, an Educator License with Stipulations with a career and technical educator endorsement, or an Educator License with Stipulations with a provisional career and technical educator endorsement (instead of a Professional Educator License). Corrects cross-references. House Floor Amendment No. 2 Adds reference to: 105 ILCS 5/21B-20 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as engrossed with the following changes. Provides that the Performance Evaluation Advisory Council shall meet until December 31, 2024 (instead of June 30, 2024). Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that an individual who holds a valid career and technical educator endorsement or a provisional career and technical educator endorsement on an Educator License with Stipulations is entitled to all of the rights and privileges granted to a holder of a Professional Educator License. Effective June 15, 2024.
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