Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6879
Session Year 2023


To allow teachers with an elementary education endorsement to teach in grades kindergarten to six, inclusive; to establish the Commission to Modernize the Educator Workforce to review and make recommendations concerning educator preparation programs and certification; to expand the alternate route to certification program administered by the Office of Higher Education; and to allow a person with specialized training, experience or expertise in the arts to be issued an adjunct instructor permit if such person holds a bachelor's degree or higher.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/13/2023(LCO)File Number 589
 4/13/2023House Calendar Number 360
 4/13/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/12/23 5:00 PM
 3/27/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2023(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/10/2023Public Hearing 03/15
 3/9/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-6879

Rep. Amy Morrin Bello, 28th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Sen. Patricia Billie Miller, 27th Dist.
Rep. Brandon Chafee, 33rd Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.

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