THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.1526 Teacher in first 3 years of employment; assignment to master teacher; intensive professional development induction.
For the first 3 years of his or her employment in classroom teaching, a teacher shall be assigned by the school in which he or she teaches to 1 or more master teachers, or college professors or retired master teachers, who shall act as a mentor or mentors to the teacher. During the 3-year period, the teacher shall also receive intensive professional development induction into teaching, based on a professional development plan that is consistent with the requirements of section 3a of article II of Act No. 4 of the Public Acts of the Extra Session of 1937, being section 38.83a of the Michigan Compiled Laws, including classroom management and instructional delivery. During the 3-year period, the intensive professional development induction into teaching shall consist of at least 15 days of professional development, the experiencing of effective practices in university-linked professional development schools, and regional seminars conducted by master teachers and other mentors.
History: Add. 1993, Act 335, Imd. Eff. Dec. 31, 1993
Am. 1995, Act 289, Eff. July 1, 1996
Popular Name: Act 451
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