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Expand Teacher Mentorships

Concerning measures to increase teacher mentorships in public schools, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2024 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

Under current law, the teacher mentor grant program (grant program) provides funding to partnerships between local education providers and educator preparation programs to provide training and stipends for experienced teachers who mentor teacher candidates in clinical practice.

The bill expands the grant program to include mentorship of novice teachers who have fewer than 3 years of teaching experience.

The bill requires the general assembly to appropriate $500,000 $100,000 dollars to the department of higher education for the grant program for the 2024-25 state fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter . Any appropriation remaining at the end of the 2024-25 state fiscal year or subsequent fiscal year may be used for the grant program in subsequent fiscal years. The bill appropriates $100,000 from the general fund to the department of higher education for growing great teachers - teacher mentor grants.

(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

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