At its June public meeting, the State Board of Education approved the following proposals for publication in the July 20, 2015,New Jersey Register:
- Readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 6A:9, Professional Standards;
- Readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 6A:9A, New Jersey Educator Preparation Programs;
- Readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 6A:9B, State Board of Examiners and Certification; and
- Readoption with amendments of N.J.A.C. 6A:9C, Professional Development for Teaching Staff Members and School Leaders.
The chapters contain the regulations governing professional standards for teachers and school leaders, educator preparation programs, the State Board of Examiners, teacher and administrator certification, and professional development for educators.
The notices of proposal can be viewed on the Department’s website at http://www.state.nj.us/education/code/proposed/.
Public testimony on the proposals will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Members of the public also can send in written comments concerning the proposal by Sept. 18, 2015, via http://www.state.nj.us/education/code/proposed/ or via the mailing or email addresses contained in the notices of proposal.
This press release is being distributed in compliance with N.J.A.C. 6A:6-3.1(d)5, which stipulates the Department will distribute a press release to the news media as the additional method of publicity required under the Administrative Procedures Act for all rulemakings.