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Bill Detail: HB24-1446

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Title Professional Development for Science Teachers
Status Sent to the Governor (05/10/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
House Sponsors B. McLachlan (D)
A. Hartsook (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Buckner (D)
B. Pelton (R)
House Committee Education
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 04/09/2024

The bill requires the department of education to develop and offer
a free, optional professional development program (program) to enhance
pedagogy around research-based Colorado academic standards in science.
The program must include instruction on interventions for students who
are below grade level or struggling in science, children with disabilities,
and students who are English language learners. The program must create
incentives for teacher participation by offering ongoing professional
development credit toward licensure renewal. The program prioritizes
professional development for eligible science teachers in rural school
districts and small rural school districts.

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