HB 1965-S - DIGEST


Declares an intent to assist beginning public school teachers with their educational expenses by providing a bonus to teachers who obtain a professional certificate.

Directs the state to provide additional funding for a bonus to a teacher who has obtained a professional certificate. The bonus shall be calculated as ten percent of the salary for a teacher with a bachelor of arts degree and zero years of service on the state salary allocation model for certificated instructional staff. Moneys under this act received by a school district may be used only to provide bonuses to teachers who have obtained a professional certificate.

Provides that the act shall be null and void if appropriations are not approved.