senate Bill S1272

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs that teachers be trained in the education of gifted students, and provides start-up funding for such training; repealer; appropriation

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Jan 06, 2011 referred to finance

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S1272 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5506
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §3004, rpld & add §3204 sub 2-b, §3208 sub 5 ¶d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6287A, A6989B

S1272 - Summary

Directs that teachers be trained in the education of gifted students, and provides start-up funding for such training; authorizes necessary rule and/or regulation changes to properly implement the provisions of this legislation; appropriates $1,000,000 therefor.

S1272 - Sponsor Memo

S1272 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1272

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  teacher  training  in
  programs for gifted students; to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto; and making an appropriation therefor

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 3004 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT ALL
PERSONS APPLYING ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION  FOR
A CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE VALID FOR SERVICE AS A CLASSROOM TEACHER, PUPIL
PERSONNEL  SERVICE  PROFESSIONAL,  SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR SUPERVISOR OR
SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE  OTHER  CERTIF-
ICATION  OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, HAVE COMPLETED THREE CREDITS OR MORE
OF COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN THE IDENTIFICATION AND EDUCATION OF GIFTED
AND TALENTED PUPILS INCLUDING  TWICE-EXCEPTIONAL  PUPILS.  "TWICE-EXCEP-
TIONAL"  SHALL  MEAN THOSE PUPILS WHO GIVE EVIDENCE OF THE POTENTIAL FOR
HIGH COGNITIVE PROCESSING CAPABILITIES COMMENSURATE WITH OR CONTRARY  TO
COGNITIVE  PROCESSING  TAKEN AS NORMS OF REGULAR EDUCATION IN AREAS SUCH
AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: SPECIFIC ACADEMICS, GENERAL INTELLECTUAL  ABILI-
TY,  CREATIVITY,  LEADERSHIP, AND/OR VISUAL, SPATIAL OR PERFORMING ARTS;
AND ALSO GIVE EVIDENCE OF ONE OR MORE DISABILITIES AS DEFINED BY FEDERAL
OR STATE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA SUCH AS,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  SPECIFIC
LEARNING     DISABILITIES,     SPEECH     AND     LANGUAGE    DISORDERS,
EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS, PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, AUTISM  SPECTRUM,
OR OTHER HEALTH IMPAIRMENTS, SUCH AS ADHD. SUCH TERM SHALL INCLUDE THOSE
PUPILS WHO REQUIRE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OR SERVICES BEYOND THOSE NORMAL-
LY PROVIDED BY THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM IN ORDER TO REALIZE THEIR FULL
POTENTIAL.    SUCH  CREDIT  WORK  OR  TRAINING SHALL BE OBTAINED FROM AN
INSTITUTION OR PROVIDER WHICH HAS BEEN APPROVED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02016-01-1

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