SB 172-1_ Filed 01/19/2006, 09:57 Lubbers
Adopted 1/19/2006



    I move
that Senate Bill 172 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (06)MO017201.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-28-1-2; (06)MO017201.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 20-28-1-2, AS ADDED BY P.L.246-2005, SECTION 133, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 2. "Applicant" refers to an applicant for:
        (1) a new license;
        (2) a renewal license; or
        (3) a substitute teacher certificate; or
        (4) a transition to teaching permit;

issued by the department.".
    Page 2, delete line 1.
SOURCE: Page 2, line 1.
    Page; (06)MO017201.2. -->     Page 2, line 2, delete "(d) This subsection" and insert "SECTION 2. IC 20-28-4-11 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2006]: Sec. 11. (a) This section".
    Page 2, line 3, delete "geographic area;" and insert " school corporation;".
    Page 2, line 6, after "teachers." begin a new paragraph and insert " (b)".
    Page 2, line 8, delete "an individual who is in the process of obtaining" and insert " a program participant".
    Page 2, delete line 9.
    Page 2, line 10, delete "to teaching program established by IC 20-28-4-2".
    Page 2, line 10, delete "individual" and insert " program participant".
    Page 2, line 11, delete "geographic area" and insert " school corporation".
    Page 2, line 12, delete "subsection" and insert " section".
    Page 2, delete lines 13 through 15, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (c) Before employing a program participant under subsection (b), the superintendent of the school corporation must make a

determination that one (1) of the following conditions exists:
        (1) There is no fully certified and highly qualified teacher available for the position.
        (2) The program participant is the best qualified candidate for the position.
    (d) A program participant who is employed under this section is eligible to receive a transition to teaching permit. The transition to teaching permit is valid for three (3) years, and may not be renewed. IC 20-28-5-9 applies to a program participant who applies for a transition to teaching permit.
    (e) A program participant who is employed under this section:
        (1) shall enter into either:
            (A) a regular teacher's contract under IC 20-28-6-5; or
            (B) a temporary teacher's contract under IC 20-28-6-6;
        (2) is eligible to participate in a mentor teacher program; and
        (3) satisfies the field or classroom experience component of the program under section 4(3) of this chapter.
    (f) The state board:
        (1) shall review; and
        (2) may renew;
the designation of a school corporation or a subject area as having an insufficient supply of licensed teachers not more than two (2) years following the initial designation under subsection (a).
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 172 as printed January 13, 2006.)



MO017201/DI 71     2006