Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/16/2020 - 5:30 PM
Type: Action
Subject: 2. Action on Resolution 1920R-012, by Director Baez, on Petitioning for a Waiver for Applicants for Licensure as Bilingual Teachers
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Goal 3
Effective and Efficient Operations
Policy: BG 2.13 - Board Legislation Program
Attachments: Resolution 1920R-012, Baez - Waiver of State Requirements for Bilingual Education Licensure
File Attachment:
1920R-012 Baez - Waiver for Bilingual Licenses.pdf
Background: In December 2019, Resolution 1920R-012 was introduced by Director Baez and referred to the Committee on Legislation Rules and Policies.

The resolution addresses legal and district requirements for Bilingual-Bicultural (BLBC) education programs.

The resolution calls, in part, for efforts to petition the Wisconsin Legislature, Governor, and the Department of Public Instruction to establish a waiver for applicants for licensure as bilingual teachers similar to the waiver afforded to applicants for licensure as special education teachers.
Fiscal Impact Statement: This item has no fiscal impact at this time.
Implementation and Assessment Plan Upon Board approval, the directives of the resolution will be carried out.
Recommendation: The Board determine how it wishes to proceed with this item.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jacqueline M. Mann, Ph.D. - Board Clerk/Chief Officer