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Clarification:Teacher Effectiveness Law

Posted about 3 years ago by Patricia Endsley

Clarification of Teacher Effectiveness Law/Definition

Rule Chapter  180  language that explicitly excludes nurses from the Educator Effectiveness law.

" 'Teacher' means a person who provides classroom instruction to students in a general education, special education or career and technical education program.  It does not include adult education instructors or persons defined as "educational specialists" in State Board of Education Rule Chapter 115, section 2.20 [athletic director, school counselor, library-media specialist, literacy specialist, school psychologist, school nurse, special education consultant, speech-language clinician, or career and technical education evaluator.]"