senate Bill S1984

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to directing the commissioner to convene statewide and regional conventions to bring together underrepresented educators

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.228
reported and committed to rules
Jan 16, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 2, 2021 - Education committee Vote

S1984
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 2, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S1984
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1984 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2399
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7642, A9730

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to directing the commissioner to convene statewide and regional conventions to bring together underrepresented educators annually to discuss experiences, best practices, and afford for networking, mentorship opportunities, and support.

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1984
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. JACKSON, KAMINSKY, MAYER -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
   tion
 
 AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to directing the commis-
   sioner of education to convene statewide and regional  conventions  to
   bring together underrepresented educators

   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 115 to
 read as follows:
   § 115. UNDERREPRESENTED EDUCATORS CONVENTION. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS
 SECTION, "UNDERREPRESENTED EDUCATORS" SHALL MEAN TEACHERS OR ADMINISTRA-
 TORS  WHO  CURRENTLY  PARTICIPATE OR PREVIOUSLY PARTICIPATED IN A SCHOOL
 DISTRICT OR POST-SECONDARY PARTNERSHIP AS PART OF A GROW YOUR OWN INITI-
 ATIVE, MY BROTHER'S KEEPER, TEACHER OPPORTUNITY CORPS PROGRAM,    HIGHER
 EDUCATION  OPPORTUNITY  PROGRAM,  EDUCATION  OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM, OR ANY
 OTHER SIMILAR PROGRAM OR INITIATIVE.
   2. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ANNUALLY CONVENE A STATEWIDE  CONVENTION
 TO  BRING  TOGETHER  UNDERREPRESENTED  EDUCATORS TO DISCUSS EXPERIENCES,
 BEST PRACTICES, AND AFFORD FOR NETWORKING, MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, AND
 SUPPORT. SUCH CONVENTION SHALL OCCUR AT A TIME AND  LOCATION  CHOSEN  BY
 THE COMMISSIONER.
   (B)  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ALSO PROVIDE FOR AT LEAST FIVE REGIONAL
 CONVENTIONS ANNUALLY TO BRING TOGETHER UNDERREPRESENTED EDUCATORS WITHIN
 EACH GEOGRAPHIC REGION OF THE STATE TO DISCUSS EXPERIENCES,  BEST  PRAC-
 TICES, AND AFFORD FOR NETWORKING, MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, AND SUPPORT.
 SUCH  CONVENTIONS  SHALL  OCCUR  AT  A  TIME  AND LOCATION CHOSEN BY THE
 COMMISSIONER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02353-01-1

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