S01285 Summary:

BILL NOS01285A
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORBROOKS
 
COSPNSRBOYLE, HELMING, SKOUFIS, THOMAS
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §3004, Ed L
 
Authorizes the commissioner of education to certify or require the training of teachers, administrators and instructors in the area of dyslexia and related disorders.
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S01285 Actions:

BILL NOS01285A
 
01/11/2021REFERRED TO EDUCATION
05/24/2021AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO EDUCATION
05/24/2021PRINT NUMBER 1285A
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S01285 Committee Votes:

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S01285 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S01285 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         1285--A
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 11, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens.  BROOKS,  BOYLE,  HELMING, SKOUFIS, THOMAS -- read
          twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
          Committee  on Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the  certification  or
          training  of  teachers,  administrators and instructors in the area of
          dyslexia and related disorders
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section 3004 of the education law, as
     2  amended by chapter 484 of the laws  of  2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
     3  follows:
     4    5. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commissioner is
     5  authorized  and  empowered  to  certify or require training of teachers,
     6  administrators and instructors  in  the  area  of  autistic  needs.  The
     7  commissioner shall have the power to prescribe the necessary regulations
     8  and  establish such programs and training related to the needs of autis-
     9  tic children. Such programs and  training  shall  be  obtained  from  an
    10  institution  or  provider  which  has been approved by the department to
    11  provide such programs and training, except that  a  school  district  or
    12  board  of  cooperative educational services may provide such training as
    13  part of its professional development program.
    14    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law,  the  commissioner  is
    15  authorized  and  empowered  to  certify or require training of teachers,
    16  administrators and instructors in  the  area  of  dyslexia  and  related
    17  disorders. The commissioner shall have the power to prescribe the neces-
    18  sary regulations and establish such programs and training related to the
    19  needs  of  students of dyslexia and related disorders. Such programs and
    20  training shall be obtained from an institution  or  provider  which  has
    21  been  approved  by the department to provide such programs and training,
    22  except that a  school  district  or  board  of  cooperative  educational
    23  services  may provide such training as part of its professional develop-
    24  ment program.
    25    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03550-02-1
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