assembly Bill A3420

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to annual teacher evaluations

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Jan 27, 2017 referred to education

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A3420 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4390
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3012-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10057, S7463

A3420 (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.

A3420 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3420

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI, BUTLER, CAHILL, HYNDMAN, RAIA, LUPINAC-
  CI,  SKOUFIS,  JAFFEE,  SEPULVEDA,  LAWRENCE,  SANTABARBARA,  LUPARDO,
  MURRAY, RA, CURRAN, ZEBROWSKI, PALUMBO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
  A.  BICHOTTE,  CROUCH, ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGEE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee 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:
  §  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];

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01874-01-7