The act consolidates the review and approval process for educator preparation programs under the department of education and the state board of education.
The act creates an advisory committee to the state board of education and the department to provide input on relevant topics related to educator preparation and educator quality.
The act anticipates an appropriation of $108,990 from the educator licensure cash fund to the department of education for the office of professional services.
APPROVED by Governor June 2, 2023
EFFECTIVE August 7, 2023
NOTE: This act was passed without a safety clause and takes effect 90 days after sine die; except that section 22-60.5-121 (2)(h) takes effect only if House Bill 23-1231 becomes law and takes effect on the effective date of this act or the effective date of House Bill 23-1231, whichever is later. House Bill 23-1231 took effect May 15, 2023.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)