Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 20-6.1-3-13.

Synopsis: Training in special education. Provides that training requirements for renewal of a teacher's license must include training in special education.

Effective: July 1, 2004.


    January 13, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.


Second Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2004)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-6.1-3-13; (04)IN1166.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-6.1-3-13 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 13. (a) The board shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 requiring a teacher to complete at least two (2) hours of training in special education before a teacher's license may be renewed under this article.
    (b) The training requirement under subsection (a) must be included in a teacher's:
        (1) continuing education requirements;
        (2) graduate course requirements; or
        (3) other similar license renewal requirements;
as set forth by the board for a license renewal under this article.

SOURCE: ; (04)IN1166.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004] (a) IC 20-6.1-3-13, as added by this act, does not apply to a teacher (as defined in IC 20-6.1-1-8) who completes the requirements for renewal of a teacher's license under IC 20-6.1 before June 30, 2004.
    (b) This SECTION expires July 1, 2009.