senate Bill S3989

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes community district education council selection committees within community districts to assist the NYC dept. of education in filling principal/superintendent

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S3989 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2590-v, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3364
2009-2010: A5325

S3989 - Summary

Establishes community district education council selection committees within each community school district to assist the department of education in selecting candidates for school principal or superintendent positions.

S3989 - Sponsor Memo

S3989 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3989

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 4, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing community
  district education council selection committees within New  York  city
  community  school  districts to assist the New York city department of
  education in selecting candidates to fill principal and other supervi-
  sory service positions

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 2590-v
to read as follows:
  S  2590-V.  COMMUNITY  DISTRICT  EDUCATION  COUNCIL COMMITTEES; ESTAB-
LISHED. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A COMMITTEE WITHIN EACH COMMUNITY
SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ASSIST THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,  IN
CONJUNCTION  WITH THE COMMUNITY DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCILS, IN APPOINT-
ING INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE  COMMUNITY  SUPERINTENDENT  AND  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
PRINCIPAL POSITIONS WITHIN SUCH DISTRICT.  EACH COMMITTEE SHALL BE NAMED
AND  REFERRED  TO  AS THE COMMUNITY DISTRICT EDUCATION COUNCIL SELECTION
COMMITTEE.
  2.  THE COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF NINE VOTING MEMBERS, ONE MEMBER  TO
BE  APPOINTED  BY  THE  COUNCIL  OF  SUPERVISORS AND ADMINISTRATORS, ONE
MEMBER TO BE APPOINTED BY  THE  UNITED  FEDERATION  OF  TEACHERS,  THREE
MEMBERS,  WHO ARE PARENTS OF CHILDREN ATTENDING SCHOOL WITHIN THE JURIS-
DICTION OF THE COMMUNITY DISTRICT, TO BE SELECTED BY THE PRESIDENTS  AND
OFFICERS  OF  THE  PARENTS' ASSOCIATION OR PARENT-TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION,
AND FOUR MEMBERS TO BE MEMBERS OF  THE  APPROPRIATE  COMMUNITY  DISTRICT
EDUCATION  COUNCIL.  EACH  COMMITTEE  SHALL  BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SECURING
NAMES OF RESPECTIVE CANDIDATES FROM THE  NEW  YORK  CITY  DEPARTMENT  OF
EDUCATION  AND  SCHEDULING AN INTERVIEW WITH EACH PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATE.
EACH COMMITTEE SHALL SELECT ONE OF ITS VOTING MEMBERS TO SERVE AS CHAIR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07756-01-3

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