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HF 1006

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/13/2013 08:20pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/28/2013

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; clarifying continuing education clock hour requirements for
teachers licensed to teach deaf and hard-of-hearing students in prekindergarten
through grade 12; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.28,
subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.28, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

K-12 license to teach deaf and hard-of-hearing studentsnew text begin;
relicensure
new text end.

new text begin(a) new text endThe Board of Teaching must review and determine appropriate licensure
requirements for a candidate for a license or an applicant for a continuing license to teach
deaf and hard-of-hearing students in prekindergarten through grade 12. In addition to
other requirements, a candidate must demonstrate the minimum level of proficiency in
American sign language as determined by the board.

new text begin (b) Among other relicensure requirements, each teacher under this section must
complete 30 continuing education clock hours on hearing loss topics, including American
Sign Language, American Sign Language linguistics, or deaf culture, for every 120
continuing education clock hours the teacher must complete for licensure renewal.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2013.
new text end