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Senate Amendment 3694

Amendment Text

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  1  1    Amend Senate File 476, as amended, passed, and
  1  2 reprinted by the Senate, as follows:
  1  3    #1.  Page 1, lines 18 and 19, by striking the words
  1  4 and figures "sections 284.5 and 284.6" and inserting
  1  5 the following:  "section 284.5".
  1  6    #2.  Page 2, line 17, by inserting after the word
  1  7 "teacher" the following:  "or a retired teacher".
  1  8    #3.  Page 3, by striking lines 11 and 12 and
  1  9 inserting the following:
  1 10    "a.  Demonstrates ability to enhance academic
  1 11 performance and support for and implementation of the
  1 12 school district's student achievement goals."
  1 13    #4.  Page 3, lines 18 and 19, by striking the words
  1 14 ", including the use of technology for curriculum
  1 15 integration".
  1 16    #5.  Page 3, line 31, by striking the word "model"
  1 17 and inserting the following:  "models".
  1 18    #6.  Page 4, line 3, by striking the word "model"
  1 19 and inserting the following:  "models".
  1 20    #7.  Page 4, line 4, by striking the word
  1 21 "annually".
  1 22    #8.  Page 4, line 5, by striking the word
  1 23 "however," and inserting the following:  "immediately
  1 24 after the school year in which a contract period
  1 25 ends,".
  1 26    #9.  Page 4, by striking lines 19 and 20 and
  1 27 inserting the following:  "the equivalent of two or
  1 28 more additional contract days, outside of instruction
  1 29 time, than were provided in the school year
  1 30 preceding".
  1 31    #10.  Page 5, line 33, by inserting after the word
  1 32 "teacher" the following:  "mentoring and".
  1 33    #11.  Page 6, by inserting after line 12 the
  1 34 following:
  1 35    "___.  A beginning teacher shall be informed by the
  1 36 school district, prior to the beginning teacher's
  1 37 participation in a mentoring and induction program, of
  1 38 the criteria upon which the beginning teacher shall be
  1 39 evaluated and of the evaluation process utilized by
  1 40 the school district."
  1 41    #12.  Page 9, line 23, by striking the figure "(3)"
  1 42 and inserting the following:  "(2)".
  1 43    #13.  Page 11, lines 14 and 15, by striking the
  1 44 words and figures "starting July 1, 2001," and
  1 45 inserting the following:  ", preceding participation,
  1 46 as set forth in section 284.4".
  1 47    #14.  Page 11, by striking lines 23 through 27 and
  1 48 inserting after the following:
  1 49    "___.  Notwithstanding section 284.4, subsection 2,
  1 50 effective July 1, 2004, teacher performance shall be
  2  1 reviewed annually for purposes of assisting the
  2  2 teacher in making continuous improvement.  The annual
  2  3 review shall be conducted by a certified evaluator who
  2  4 shall be selected by an administrator after
  2  5 consultation with the teacher.  School districts are
  2  6 encouraged to make available time for and to utilize
  2  7 peer review and peer coaching techniques when
  2  8 conducting the annual review.  The annual review need
  2  9 not be conducted if the teacher has been
  2 10 comprehensively reviewed during the same school year.
  2 11 The".
  2 12    #15.  Page 13, line 20, by striking the word
  2 13 "model" and inserting the following:  "models".
  2 14    #16.  Page 14, line 10, by inserting after the
  2 15 figure "2." the following:  "a."
  2 16    #17.  Page 14, by inserting after line 22 the
  2 17 following:
  2 18    "b.  However, an administrator licensed in
  2 19 accordance with section 272.2, subsection 13,
  2 20 paragraph "a", shall not be eligible to enroll in the
  2 21 evaluator training program."
  2 22    #18.  By striking page 15, line 8, through page 16,
  2 23 line 7, and inserting the following:
  2 24    "Sec.    .  NEW SECTION.  284.11  PILOT PROGRAM FOR
  2 25 TEAM-BASED VARIABLE PAY FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
  2 26    1.  It is the intent of the general assembly to
  2 27 create a statewide team-based variable pay program to
  2 28 reward individual attendance centers for improvement
  2 29 in student achievement.  A pilot program is
  2 30 established to give Iowa school districts with one or
  2 31 more participating attendance centers the opportunity
  2 32 to explore and demonstrate successful methods to
  2 33 implement team-based variable pay.  The department
  2 34 shall develop and administer the pilot program.  Each
  2 35 school district approved by the department to
  2 36 participate in the pilot program shall administer
  2 37 valid and reliable standardized assessments at the
  2 38 beginning and end of the school year to demonstrate
  2 39 growth in student achievement.
  2 40    2.  All licensed practitioners employed at a
  2 41 participating attendance center that has demonstrated
  2 42 improvement in student achievement shall share in a
  2 43 cash award.  However, the school district is
  2 44 encouraged to extend cash awards to other staff
  2 45 employed at the attendance center.
  2 46    3.  The principal, with the participation of a team
  2 47 of licensed practitioners appointed by the principal,
  2 48 at each participating attendance center within a
  2 49 school district shall annually submit district
  2 50 attendance center student performance goals to the
  3  1 school board for approval.  The attendance center
  3  2 goals must be aligned with the school improvement
  3  3 goals for the district developed in accordance with
  3  4 section 256.7, subsection 21.  The district shall
  3  5 determine the designation of an attendance center for
  3  6 purposes of this section.  The attendance center
  3  7 student performance goals may differ from attendance
  3  8 center to attendance center and may contain goals and
  3  9 indicators in addition to the comprehensive school
  3 10 improvement plan.  An attendance center shall
  3 11 demonstrate student achievement through the use of
  3 12 multiple measures that are valid and reliable.
  3 13    4.  Each participating district shall create its
  3 14 own design for a team-based pay plan linked to the
  3 15 district's comprehensive school improvement plan.  The
  3 16 plan must include attendance center student
  3 17 performance goals, student performance levels,
  3 18 multiple indicators to determine progress toward
  3 19 attendance center goals, and a system for providing
  3 20 financial rewards.  The team-based pay plan shall be
  3 21 approved by the local board.
  3 22    5.  Each district team-based pay plan shall be
  3 23 reviewed by the department.  The department shall
  3 24 include a review of the locally established goals,
  3 25 targeted levels of improvement, assessment strategies,
  3 26 and financial reward system.
  3 27    6.  A district electing to initiate a team-based
  3 28 variable pay plan according to this section during the
  3 29 school year beginning July 1, 2001, shall notify the
  3 30 department of its election in writing no later than
  3 31 August 1, 2001.  The department shall certify the
  3 32 school district plan by October 1, 2001."
  3 33    #19.  Page 16, by striking line 11 and inserting
  3 34 the following:
  3 35    "a.  Student achievement scores in mathematics and
  3 36 reading at the fourth and eighth grade levels on a
  3 37 district-by-district basis as reported to the local
  3 38 communities pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 21,
  3 39 paragraph "c"."
  3 40    #20.  Page 16, line 18, by inserting after the word
  3 41 "education," the following:  "the legislative
  3 42 education accountability and oversight committee, the
  3 43 deans of the colleges of education at approved
  3 44 practitioner preparation institutions in this state,".
  3 45    #21.  Page 17, line 11, by striking the word "a".
  3 46    #22.  Page 17, line 12, by striking the word
  3 47 "model" and inserting the following:  "models".
  3 48    #23.  Page 18, by striking lines 10 through 15.
  3 49    #24.  Page 18, line 18, by striking the figure "16"
  3 50 and inserting the following:  "17".
  4  1    #25.  Page 19, line 4, by striking the words and
  4  2 figure "paragraphs 1 and" and inserting the following:
  4  3 "paragraph".
  4  4    #26.  Page 19, line 5, by striking the word "are"
  4  5 and inserting the following:  "is".
  4  6    #27.  Page 19, by striking lines 6 through 21.
  4  7    #28.  Page 19, line 24, by inserting after the word
  4  8 "apply." the following:  "However, if the probationary
  4  9 teacher is a beginning teacher who fails to
  4 10 successfully complete a beginning teacher mentoring
  4 11 and induction program in accordance with chapter 284,
  4 12 the provisions of sections 279.17 and 279.18 shall
  4 13 also apply."
  4 14    #29.  Page 19, by inserting after line 24 the
  4 15 following:
  4 16    "Sec. ___.  Section 294A.14, unnumbered paragraphs
  4 17 3 and 4, Code 2001, are amended to read as follows:
  4 18    A plan shall be developed using the procedure
  4 19 specified under section 294A.15.  The plan shall
  4 20 provide for the establishment of a performance-based
  4 21 pay plan, a supplemental pay plan, a combination of
  4 22 the two pay plans, or comprehensive school
  4 23 transformation programs, and shall include a budget
  4 24 for the cost of implementing the plan.  In addition to
  4 25 the costs of providing additional salary for teachers
  4 26 and the amount required to pay the employers' share of
  4 27 the federal social security and Iowa public employees'
  4 28 retirement system, or a pension and annuity retirement
  4 29 system established under chapter 294, and payments on
  4 30 the additional salary, the budget may include costs
  4 31 associated with providing specialized or general
  4 32 training.  Moneys received under phase III shall not
  4 33 be used to employ additional employees of a school
  4 34 district, except that phase III moneys may be used to
  4 35 employ substitute teachers, part-time teachers, and
  4 36 other employees needed to implement plans that provide
  4 37 innovative staffing patterns, or that require that a
  4 38 teacher employed on a full-time basis be absent from
  4 39 the classroom for specified periods for fulfilling
  4 40 other instructional duties or to participate on a peer
  4 41 review team or in peer coaching efforts.  However, all
  4 42 teachers employed are eligible to receive additional
  4 43 salary under an approved plan.
  4 44    For the purpose of this section, a performance-
  4 45 based pay plan shall provide for salary increases for
  4 46 teachers who demonstrate superior performance in
  4 47 completing assigned duties.  The plan shall include
  4 48 the method used to determine superior performance of a
  4 49 teacher.  For school districts, the plan may include
  4 50 assessments of specific teaching behavior performance,
  5  1 assessments of student performance, assessments of
  5  2 other characteristics associated with effective
  5  3 teaching, or a combination of these criteria."
  5  4    #30.  Page 20, by striking line 22 and inserting
  5  5 the following:  "recommend assessment models for use
  5  6 in accurately measuring".
  5  7    #31.  Page 21, by inserting after line 33 the
  5  8 following:
  5  9    "Sec.    .  CONTINGENT EFFECTIVENESS.  Section
  5 10 284.10, subsection 2, paragraph "b", as enacted in
  5 11 this Act, takes effect only if 2001 Iowa Acts, House
  5 12 File 670 is enacted."
  5 13    #32.  Title page, line 2, by inserting after the
  5 14 word "program" the following:  "and providing for
  5 15 contingent effectiveness".
  5 16    #33.  By renumbering, relettering, or redesignating
  5 17 and correcting internal references as necessary.  
  5 18 SF 476H
  5 19 kh/es/25
     

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