CHAPTER 165
(THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT)
ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

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Secs. 10-117 to 10-119a.
Sec. 10-119b. (Formerly Sec. 10-119a). Waiver of fees for persons over sixty-two.
Sec. 10-120.
Secs. 10-121 and 10-122. Gifts to university. Appointment and compensation of professional staff.
Secs. 10-123 to 10-131.
Sec. 10-131a. Contracts with industrial firms for research and development programs.
Secs. 10-132 to 10-141i.
Sec. 10-141j. Annual report of the Connecticut Health Center.
Secs. 10-141k and 10-141l.
Secs. 10-142 to 10-144c.
Sec. 10-144d. Advisory Council for Teacher Professional Standards.
Sec. 10-144e. Advisory Council for School Administrator Professional Standards.
Secs. 10-144f to 10-144n.

      Secs. 10-117 to 10-119a. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Secs. 10a-102 to 10a-105, inclusive.

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      Sec. 10-119b. (Formerly Sec. 10-119a). Waiver of fees for persons over sixty-two. Section 10-119b is repealed.

      (February, 1965, P.A. 372, S. 1; June, 1971, P.A. 5, S. 127.)

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      Sec. 10-120. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Sec. 10a-108.

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      Secs. 10-121 and 10-122. Gifts to university. Appointment and compensation of professional staff. Sections 10-121 and 10-122 are repealed.

      (1949 Rev., S. 3276, 3277; September, 1957, P.A. 11, S. 13; February, 1965, P.A. 102; 1967, P.A. 657, S. 75; 1969, P.A. 530, S. 11; 1971, P.A. 502, S. 3; P.A. 77-614, S. 67, 610; P.A. 82-218, S. 45, 46.)

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      Secs. 10-123 to 10-131. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Secs. 10a-109 to 10-110g, inclusive.

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      Sec. 10-131a. Contracts with industrial firms for research and development programs. Section 10-131a is repealed.

      (February, 1965, P.A. 322; P.A. 75-236.)

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      Secs. 10-132 to 10-141i. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Secs. 10a-111 to 10a-131, inclusive.

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      Sec. 10-141j. Annual report of the Connecticut Health Center. Section 10-141j is repealed.

      (P.A. 75-336; P.A. 79-55.)

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      Secs. 10-141k and 10-141l. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Secs. 10a-132 and 10a-133, respectively.

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      Secs. 10-142 to 10-144c. Transferred to Chapter 185b, Part III, Secs. 10a-136 to 10a-142, inclusive.

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      Sec. 10-144d. Advisory Council for Teacher Professional Standards. (a) For purposes of this section "teacher" means a certified professional employee who is employed by a local or regional board of education (1) in a position requiring a teaching or other certificate issued by the State Board of Education but who is not in a position requiring an intermediate administrator or supervisor certificate, or the equivalent thereof, and (2) whose administrative or supervisory duties, if any, equal less than fifty per cent of the assigned time of such employee.

      (b) There is established the Connecticut Advisory Council for Teacher Professional Standards. The council shall be composed of seventeen members appointed as follows: The Governor shall appoint one public member who shall represent business and industry; the State Board of Education shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a member of the faculty or administration of a State Board of Education approved teacher preparation program and one of whom shall be a public member who shall represent business and industry; the president pro tempore of the Senate shall appoint one member who shall represent business and industry; the speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member who shall be a parent of a child attending a public elementary or secondary school; the majority leader of the Senate shall appoint one member who shall be a member of a local or regional board of education; the majority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member who shall be a school superintendent; the minority leader of the Senate shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a public member and one of whom shall be a parent of a child attending a public elementary or secondary school; the minority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a public member and one of whom shall be a school administrator; the Connecticut Education Association shall appoint four members who shall be classroom teachers at the time of their appointment and during the term of their membership on the council, two of whom shall be elementary school teachers; and the Connecticut Federation of Educational and Professional Employees shall appoint two members who shall be classroom teachers at the time of their appointment and during the term of their membership on the council, one of whom shall be an elementary school teacher. All appointments shall be made and the names of the persons appointed shall be submitted to the Commissioner of Education not later than October 1, 1990.

      (c) The initial terms for the members appointed by the Governor, the State Board of Education and the majority and minority leaders of the House of Representatives, two of the members appointed by the Connecticut Education Association and one of the members appointed by the Connecticut State Federation of Teachers shall terminate on September 30, 1991. The initial terms for all other members shall terminate on September 30, 1992. Terms following the initial terms shall be for three years, except that terms following the initial terms for the members appointed by the Governor and the State Board of Education, and terms following the initial terms for two of the members appointed by the Connecticut Education Association, shall terminate on September 30, 1993; and terms following the initial terms for the members appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate and terms following the initial terms for one of the members appointed by the Connecticut Education Association shall terminate on September 30, 1994; thereafter, terms for such appointees shall be for three years.

      (d) The Commissioner of Education shall convene the first meeting of the council not later than November 15, 1990. The council shall establish its procedures and shall select from its membership a chairperson who shall be a classroom teacher.

      (e) The council shall (1) advise the State Board of Education, the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education concerning teacher preparation, teacher recruitment, teacher certification, teacher professional development, teacher assessment and evaluation and teacher professional discipline; (2) review and comment upon all regulations and other standards concerning the approval of teacher preparation programs and teacher certification; (3) report to the State Board of Education, the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education not later than January 15, 1991, and annually thereafter, on its activities and recommendations, if any, concerning the condition of the teaching profession; and (4) develop a code of professional responsibility for teachers not later than September 30, 1991.

      (P.A. 90-324, S. 6, 13; P.A. 93-353, S. 20, 52; P.A. 01-173, S. 14, 67.)

      History: P.A. 93-353 amended Subsec. (c) to extend the terms following the initial terms from two to three years and added the exceptions, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 01-173 amended Subsec. (b) to make a technical change to update the name of one of the appointing teacher organizations, effective July 1, 2001.

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      Sec. 10-144e. Advisory Council for School Administrator Professional Standards. (a) For purposes of this section "administrator" means a certified professional employee who is employed by a local or regional board of education (1) in a position requiring an administrator, and (2) whose administrative or supervisory duties equal more than fifty per cent of the assigned time of such employee.

      (b) There is established the Connecticut Advisory Council for School Administrator Professional Standards. The council shall be composed of seventeen members appointed as follows: The Governor shall appoint one member who shall represent business and industry; the State Board of Education shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a member of the faculty or administration of a State Board of Education approved administrator preparation program and one of whom shall represent business and industry; the president pro tempore of the Senate shall appoint one member who shall be a teacher; the speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member who shall be a parent of a child attending a public elementary or secondary school; the majority leader of the Senate shall appoint one member who shall be a member of a local or regional board of education; the majority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint one member who shall be a school superintendent; the minority leader of the Senate shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a parent of a child attending a public elementary or secondary school and one of whom shall be a public member; the minority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint two members, one of whom shall be a public member and one of whom shall represent business and industry; the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators shall appoint three members, two of whom shall be elementary school administrators and one of whom shall be a secondary school administrator and the Connecticut Association of Schools shall appoint three members, two of whom shall be secondary school administrators and one of whom shall be an elementary school administrator. The members appointed by the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators and the Connecticut Association of Schools shall represent different geographical areas of the state. All appointments shall be made and the names of the persons appointed shall be submitted to the Commissioner of Education not later than October 1, 1992.

      (c) The initial terms for the members appointed by the Governor, the State Board of Education, the president pro tempore of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives and two of the members appointed by the Connecticut Federation of School Administrators and one of the members appointed by the Connecticut Association of Schools shall terminate on January 15, 1994. The initial terms for all other members shall terminate on January 15, 1995. Terms following the initial terms shall be for two years.

      (d) The Commissioner of Education shall convene the first meeting of the council not later than November 15, 1992. The council shall establish its procedures and shall select from its membership a chairperson who shall be a school administrator.

      (e) The council shall (1) advise the State Board of Education, the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education concerning administrator preparation, training, certification, professional development, assessment and evaluation and professional discipline; (2) review and comment upon all regulations and other standards concerning the approval of administrator preparation programs and administrator certification; (3) report to the State Board of Education, the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education not later than January 15, 1993, and annually thereafter, on its activities and recommendations, if any, concerning the condition of the school administrator profession; and (4) develop a code of professional responsibility for school administrators not later than September 30, 1993.

      (P.A. 92-262, S. 17, 42.)

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      Secs. 10-144f to 10-144n. Reserved for future use.

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