2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Chief Education Office)|
|Regular Sponsors:||Printed pursuant to Senate Interim Rule 213.28 by order of the President of the Senate in conformance with presession filing rules, indicating neither advocacy nor opposition on the part of the President.|
|Bill Title:||Relating to professional development for educators in early learning through grade 12; and declaring an emergency.|
Establishes Educator Advancement Council to provide resources related to educator professional learning and other educator supports.
Prescribes duties of council, including establishment of educator networks. Requires council to submit report on progress of council to Legislative Assembly. Phases in transfer of duties of Network of Quality Teaching and Learning to council. Abolishes network on June 30, 2019. Authorizes Higher Education Coordinating Commission to award moneys to culturally and linguistically diverse teacher candidates to use at approved educator preparation providers. Directs Early Learning Division to establish and implement policies and practices related to comprehensive early childhood professional development systems. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2017.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 639|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|