DAR File No. 40790
This rule was published in the October 1, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 40790
Filed: 09/15/2016 04:59:57 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
Rule R277-513 is provided in response to S.B. 51 from the 2016 General Session, which requires the Utah State Board of Education (Board) to make rules establishing minimum criteria for a teacher to qualify as a teacher leader.
Summary of the rule or change:
The new rule provides: 1) minimum criteria for a teacher leader; 2) the roles of a teacher leader; and 3) teacher leader compensation and accommodations.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 53A-1-401
- Art X, Sec 3
- Section 53A-6-115
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
This new Rule R277-513 provides minimum criteria and standards for a teacher leader, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to the state budget.
There could be some costs to a local education agency (LEA) if an LEA chooses to provide compensation and accommodations to a teacher leader. Costs are speculative and would likely be absorbed within existing budgets.
This new Rule R277-513 provides minimum criteria and standards for a teacher leader, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to small businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
A teacher leader may realize a salary increase if an LEA chooses to provide compensation to a teacher leader. Compensation costs are speculative as LEA pay scales vary widely, and some LEAs may choose not to provide compensation to its teacher leaders.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
This new Rule R277-513 provides minimum criteria and standards for a teacher leader, which likely will not result in any compliance costs for affected persons.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
To the best of my knowledge, there should be no fiscal impact on businesses as a result of the amendments to this rule.
Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:Education
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Angela Stallings at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7656, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Angela Stallings, Associate Superintendent, Policy and Communication
R277. Education, Administration.
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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Angela Stallings at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7656, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.