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Adoption, Amendment, or Repeal of Rules


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Initial Proposals (Approved by State Board)

Public Hearing

Public Hearing Location: State Board Room at the NH Department of Education

Science Teacher, General Ed 507.29 contains the certification requirements for a science teacher; general requirements. Ed 612.23 contains the educator preparation program requirements for science; general requirements. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. The existing rules are scheduled to expire 10-16-17 but are subject to extension pursuant to RSA 541-A:14-a.

August 24, 2017

11:00 am

Physical Science Teacher Ed 507.51 contains the certification requirements for a physical science teacher for grades 7-12. Ed 612.34 contains the educator preparation program requirements for physical science for grades 7-12. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field.

August 24, 2017

11:00 am

Physics Teacher Ed 507.33 contains the certification requirements for a physics teacher for grades 7-12. Ed 612.27 contains the educator preparation program requirements for physics for grades 7-12. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. The existing rules are scheduled to expire 10-16-17 but are subject to extension pursuant to RSA 541-A:14-a.

August 24, 2017

11:00 am

Chemistry Teacher Ed 507.32 contains the certification requirements for a chemistry teacher for grades 7-12. Ed 612.26 contains the educator preparation program requirements for chemistry for grades 7-12. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. The existing rules are scheduled to expire 10/16/17 but are subject to extension pursuant to RSA 541-A:14-a.

August 24, 2017

11:00 am

Life Science Teacher

Ed 507.31 contains the certification requirements for a life science teacher for grades 7-12. Ed 612.25 contains the educator preparation program requirements for life science for grades 7-12. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. The existing rules are scheduled to expire 10-16-17 but are subject to extension pursuant to RSA 541-A:14-a.

August 24, 2017

12:00 pm

Earth and Space Science Teacher

Ed 507.30 contains the certification requirements for an earth and space science teacher for grades 7-12. Ed 612.24 contains the educator preparation program requirements for earth and space science for grades 7-12. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. The existing rules are scheduled to expire 10-16-17 but are subject to extension pursuant to RSA 541-A:14-a.

August 24, 2017

12:30 pm

Science Teacher (5-8)

Ed 507.28 contains the certification requirements for a science teacher for grades 5-8. Ed 612.22 contains the educator preparation program requirements for science for grades 5-8. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field.

August 24, 2017

12:30 pm

Non-Public Schools Non-Public School Program Approval

June 8, 2017

10:00 am

School Nurse

Ed 306.12 specifies the minimum standards for public school approval relative to school health services. Ed 306.12 is being readopted with amendment to add school nurse certificate language to the school health services rule. Ed 504.07 is a new rule being adopted to outline the school nurse certification requirements. Ed 505.03(d)(1) is being amended to add school nurse to the Alternative 3B pathway for obtaining a certificate. Ed 505.03(e) is being amended to add school nurse to the Alternative 3C pathway for obtaining a certificate. Ed 505.04(a) and Ed 505.04(d) are being amended to add school nurse to the Alternative 4 pathway for obtaining a certificate. Ed 505.05 on the Alternative 5 pathway for obtaining a certificate is being amended in Ed 505.05(a), Ed 505.05(b), Ed 505.05(d) and Ed 505.05(e)(1) to add school nurse language. Ed 508.06 on fees for certification applications is being readopted with amendment to add school nurse to the certification fee schedule at the Bureau of Credentialing. Ed 512.07 is a new rule being adopted for the recertification requirements of a school nurse certified under Ed 504.07.

June 8, 2017

11:30 am

Proposed Interim Rules

Robotics Education Fund Ed 1410 will establish eligibility, application and disbursement requirements and procedures for the robotics education fund. N/A
Final Proposals (To Be Approved By State Board) Public Hearing
English Language Arts Teacher Ed 507.24 contains the certification requirements for English Language Arts Teacher for grades 5-12, Ed 507.241 contains the certification requirements for English Language Arts Teacher for grades 5-8, Ed 612.05 contains the educator preparation program requirements for English Language Arts for grades 5-12 and Ed 612.051 contains the educator preparation program requirements for English Language Arts for grades 5-8. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field.

August 24, 2017

1:00 pm

Social Studies Teacher Ed 507.27 contains the certification requirements for Social Studies Teacher for grades 5-12, Ed 507.271 contains the certification requirements for Social Studies Teacher for grades 5-8, Ed 612.28 contains the educator preparation program requirements for social studies for grades 5-12 and Ed 612.29 contains the educator preparation program requirements for social studies for grades 5-8. These rules have been amended to outline competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field.

August 24, 2017

1:30 pm

Computer Science Educator Ed 505.05 addresses the alternative 5 pathway to certification (site-based certification plan), and paragraph (a) specifies the conditions for certification. Ed 505.05(a)(2) is being amended to provide in (a)(2)d. the details specific to the computer science educator’s alternative 5 pathway to certification. Ed 507.52 is a new rule being adopted to provide the criteria for obtaining an educator certificate in computer science, and Ed 612.33 is a new rule being adopted to provide the requirements for a computer science teacher preparation program.
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School Speech-Language Specialist These rules expired on 3/27/16. Ed 507.23 contains the certification requirements for School Speech-Language Specialist and Ed 614.09 contains the educator preparation program requirements for the Speech-Language Specialist. These rules outline and contain updated competencies consistent with current standards and practice in the field. Specifically, the lists of potential student disabilities and screening tools in Ed 507.23(b)(1)c. and e. and Ed 614.09(a)(1)c. and e. were condensed and updated.
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Adopted Rules

The text of an adopted rule is posted here after the Joint Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules votes on the rule and the State Board adopts the rule but before the publication of the rule.
Ed 1100 NH Rules for the Education of Children with Disabilities
Ed 1401 Career and Technical Education Program
The text of published rules for Education are found at Administrative Rules and Table of Content and at www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/about_rules/listagencies.htm
New Hampshire Rulemaking Process Under RSA 541-A

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