7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill modifies a grant program for teacher training in math.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 ▸ expands a grant program for teacher training in math by allowing a grant to be used
13 to provide a stipend, professional development, and leadership opportunities to an
14 experienced mathematics teacher to assist the teacher in becoming a teacher leader.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
18 This bill provides a special effective date.
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 53A-6-901, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 287
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 53A-6-901 is amended to read:
25 53A-6-901. Grants for math teacher training programs.
26 (1) If the state obtains matching funds of equal sums from private contributors, the
27 board may award grants to institutions of higher education or nonprofit educational
28 organizations for programs that provide:
29 (a) mentoring and training leading to a secondary education license with an
30 endorsement in mathematics for an individual who:
37 (b) a stipend, professional development, and leadership opportunities to an experienced
38 mathematics teacher who demonstrates high content knowledge and exemplary teaching and
39 leadership skills to assist the teacher in becoming a teacher leader.
40 (2) (a) The board shall make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
41 Administrative Rulemaking Act, that establish criteria for awarding grants under this section.
42 (b) In awarding grants, the board shall consider the amount or percent of matching
43 funds provided by the grant recipient.
44 Section 2. Effective date.
45 If approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, this bill takes effect
46 upon approval by the governor, or the day following the constitutional time limit of Utah
47 Constitution, Article VII, Section 8, without the governor's signature, or in the case of a veto,
48 the date of veto override.