assembly Bill A10057A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to annual teacher evaluations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2016 print number 10057a
May 26, 2016 amend and recommit to education
May 09, 2016 referred to education

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A10057 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7463
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A3420, S4390

A10057 - Summary

Relates to eliminating the student performance category of teacher evaluations and replacing it with a teacher evaluation category created by a committee consisting of certified educators of this state.

A10057 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10057

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to annual teacher evalu-
  ations

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

  Section  1. Section 3012-d of the education law, as added by section 2
of subpart E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015  and  subpara-
graph  1  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision 4 as amended by section 3 of
subpart C of part B of chapter 20 of the laws of  2015,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  S  3012-d.  Annual  teacher  and  principal  evaluations.  1.  General
provisions. Notwithstanding any other provision of law,  rule  or  regu-
lation  to  the  contrary,  the annual teacher and principal evaluations
(hereinafter, evaluations) implemented by districts shall  be  conducted
in  accordance  with  the provisions of this section. Such annual evalu-
ations shall be a [significant] factor for employment decisions  includ-
ing  but  not  limited  to,  promotion, retention, tenure determination,
termination, and supplemental compensation. Such evaluations shall  also
be a [significant] factor in teacher and principal development including
but  not  limited  to  coaching,  induction  support, and differentiated
professional development.
  2. Definitions.
  a. "District" shall mean school district and/or board  of  cooperative
educational  services,  except that for purposes of subdivision [eleven]
TWELVE of this section it shall only mean a school district;
  b. "Principal" shall mean a building principal or an administrator  in
charge of an instructional program of a board of cooperative educational
services[;
  c.  "Student  growth" shall mean the change in student achievement for
an individual student between two or more points in time.
  d. "State-designed supplemental assessment" shall mean a selection  of
state  tests or assessments developed or designed by the state education
department, or that the state education department purchased or acquired

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

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A10057A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7463
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A3420, S4390

A10057A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to eliminating the student performance category of teacher evaluations and replacing it with a teacher evaluation category created by a committee consisting of certified educators of this state.

A10057A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10057--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. BRINDISI, CERETTO, RAIA, SANTABARBARA, BUTLER,
  LUPINACCI,  JAFFEE,  CAHILL,  SKOUFIS,  SEPULVEDA,  LUPARDO,  HYNDMAN,
  DUPREY,  LAWRENCE  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BICHOTTE, CROUCH,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGEE -- read once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Education  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to annual teacher  evalu-
  ations

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

  Section 1. Section 3012-d of the education law, as added by section  2
of  subpart  E of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of 2015 and subpara-
graph 1 of paragraph a of subdivision 4  as  amended  by  section  3  of
subpart  C  of  part  B of chapter 20 of the laws of 2015, is amended to
read as follows:
  S  3012-d.  Annual  teacher  and  principal  evaluations.  1.  General
provisions.  Notwithstanding  any  other provision of law, rule or regu-
lation to the contrary, the annual  teacher  and  principal  evaluations
(hereinafter,  evaluations)  implemented by districts shall be conducted
in accordance with the provisions of this section.  Such  annual  evalu-
ations  shall be a [significant] factor for employment decisions includ-
ing but not limited  to,  promotion,  retention,  tenure  determination,
termination,  and supplemental compensation. Such evaluations shall also
be a [significant] factor in teacher and principal development including
but not limited  to  coaching,  induction  support,  and  differentiated
professional development.
  2. Definitions.
  a.  "District"  shall mean school district and/or board of cooperative
educational services[, except that for purposes of subdivision eleven of
this section it shall only mean a school district];
  b. "Principal" shall mean a building principal or an administrator  in
charge of an instructional program of a board of cooperative educational
services[;

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