THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.1527 Teacher professional development; number of days; professional development provided by state-approved nonpublic school.
(1) The board of each school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy shall provide at least 5 days of teacher professional development each school year.
(2) A state-approved nonpublic school may provide teacher professional development for nonpublic school teachers. The department shall credit this professional development toward the issuance or renewal of a teaching certificate or endorsement to the same extent as professional development provided by a public school is credited for its teachers for those purposes if the department determines that all of the following are met:
(a) The professional development provides substantially the same program content as professional development provided by a public school that is credited by the department toward the issuance or renewal of a teaching certificate or endorsement.
(b) The nonpublic school submits to the same auditing and documentation requirements for professional development as a public school.
(3) Professional development days provided under this section shall not be counted toward the professional development required under section 1526.
History: Add. 1995, Act 289, Eff. July 1, 1996
Am. 2014, Act 484, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 2015
Popular Name: Act 451