Public Comment Period: November 5, 2015 -- December 4, 2015
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the authority contained in Official Code of Georgia Title 20, it is proposed that the Professional Standards Commission initiate rulemaking procedures in accordance with Georgia Administrative Procedures Act so as to provide for (1) amending the current rules in Chapter 505-2 Certification, effective January 15, 2016, as follows: 505-2-.01, 505-2-.02, 505-2-.03, 505-2-.04, 505-2-.20, 505-2-.22, 505-2-.32, 505-2-.33, 505-2-.43, 505-2-.102, 505-2-.162, and 505-2-.181, with 505-2-.36 becoming effective July 1, 2017; (2) repealing the current rule in Chapter 505-2 Certification, effective January 15, 2016, as follows: 505-2-.153; (3) initiating the current rules in Chapter 505-2 Certification, effective January 15, 2016, as follows: 505-2-.153; (3) amending the current rules in Chapter 505-3- Educator Preparation, effective January 15, 2016, as follows: 505-3-.76 and 505-3-.77.
All interested persons shall be afforded reasonable opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments orally or in writing. Anyone interested in making a written statement may do so by submitting it to the undersigned at 200 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 1702, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9032. It is requested that such a statement be delivered on or before December 4, 2015. Opportunity for oral hearing shall be granted if requested by 25 persons who will be directly affected by the proposed rule, by a governmental subdivision, or by an association having not less than 25 members.
The Professional Standards Commission will consider the proposed rules during its regular meeting on December 10, 2015, to begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. at the Professional Standards Commission Board Room, 4th Floor, 200 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9032.
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