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HB 5141 - Reduces Teacher Certification Requirements for Certain Vocational or Technical Trade Classes - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Reduces Teacher Certification Requirements for Certain Vocational or Technical Trade Classes

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (62-47) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces Teacher Certification Requirements for Certain Vocational or Technical Trade Classes

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with the Senate amendments and pass a bill that reduces teacher certification requirements for certain technical trade or vocation profession classes.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes school districts and public school academies to hire non-certificated, non-endorsed teachers to teach an industrial technology education program or a career and technical education (CTE) program, so long as they satisfy the following requirements (Sec. 1233):
    • A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate; and

    • At least 2 cumulative years of professional experience in the same subject matter or field in the immediately preceding 6 years.

  • Authorizes teachers to teach a subject area in which they are not certified, provided that they were previously certified and the certification expired in good standing less than 2 years before hiring (Sec. 1233).

  • Amends the State School Aid Act to exclude non-certificated, non-endorsed teachers under the School Code from a requirement that State aid be reduced for the employment of teachers who are not legally certificated or licensed (Sec. 1233).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (25-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces Teacher Certification Requirements for Certain Vocational or Technical Trade Classes

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that reduces teacher certification requirements for certain technical trade or vocation profession classes.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes school districts and public school academies to hire non-certificated, non-endorsed teachers to teach an industrial technology education program or a career and technical education (CTE) program, so long as they satisfy the following requirements (Sec. 1233):
    • A high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate; and

    • At least 2 cumulative years of professional experience in the same subject matter or field in the immediately preceding 6 years.

  • Authorizes teachers to teach a subject area in which they are not certified, provided that they were previously certified and the certification expired in good standing less than 2 years before hiring (Sec. 1233).

  • Amends the State School Aid Act to exclude non-certificated, non-endorsed teachers under the School Code from a requirement that State aid be reduced for the employment of teachers who are not legally certificated or licensed (Sec. 1233).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces Teacher Certification Requirements for Certain Vocational or Technical Trade Classes

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