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Both parties shall be precluded from presenting any additional evidence at the hearing except for purposes of impeachment of witnesses.
If any teaching staff member shall be dismissed as a result of such reduction, such person shall be and remain upon a preferred eligible list in the order of seniority for reemployment whenever a vacancy occurs in a position for which such person shall be qualified and he shall be reemployed by the body causing dismissal, if and when such vacancy occurs and in determining seniority, and in computing length of service for reemployment, full recognition shall be given to previous years of service, and the time of service by any such person in or with the military or naval forces of the United States or of this State, subsequent to September 1, 1940, and the time of service of any member of the American Merchant Marine during World War II who is declared by the United States Department of Defense to be eligible for federal veterans' benefits, shall be credited to him as though he had been regularly employed in such a position within the district during the time of such military or naval service, except that the period of that service shall not be credited toward more than four years of employment or seniority credit. For purposes of this subsection, effective means the employee meets the performance standards established by the board of education for his position, as documented in the annual evaluation of the employee. At least 10 days prior to the hearing, the employee shall provide all evidence upon which he will rely to the employing board of education or its representative.
The bill provides that the panel will be directly involved in the hiring of new teachers, oversee the mentoring of teachers, and conduct annual evaluations of teachers.
The panel will include the principal, an assistant or vice-principal, and a teacher or other member of the instructional staff nominated by the principal and approved by the instructional staff.
The bill empowers a school principal to make certain personnel decisions relating to instructional staff employed at his school, although the bill preserves the seniority rights of teachers, principals, assistant principals, and vice-principals who have acquired tenure prior to the bills effective date.
) (pending before the Legislature as this bill) shall apply to a charter school that is established pursuant to P. The bill provides that any teaching staff member under tenure who accepts employment in the same position in another school district will be eligible for tenure after two years of employment in the new district and, in the case of a person employed in the position of teacher, principal, assistant principal, or vice-principal, after being evaluated as effective in two consecutive annual evaluations.
All other school district employees currently eligible for tenure will be able to obtain tenure after a three-year period of employment, as established by existing law.
A member of a priority hiring pool shall be provided an opportunity to interview for vacant in-district teaching positions for which he is qualified before a school improvement panel may consider outside applicants. Under the bill, the revocation of the tenure status of a teacher, principal, assistant principal, or vice-principal will not be subject to grievance or appeal unless the grievance or appeal relates to a charge that the principal, superintendent, or designee of the superintendent failed to adhere substantially to the approved evaluation system.
) (pending before the Legislature as this bill) whose position is eliminated due to the closure shall be designated by the school district as a member of a priority hiring pool. Similarly, the bill provides that the superintendent, or his designee, must revoke a principals tenure if the principal is evaluated as ineffective in two consecutive annual evaluations.
18A:28-12 is amended to read as follows: 18A:28-12. of this section, a teacher, principal, assistant principal, or vice-principal shall be evaluated as effective in two consecutive annual evaluations. The initial hearing on the charge shall commence within 30 days of its transmittal to the Office of Administrative Law. Upon transmittal of the charge, the employing board of education shall provide all evidence to the employee or the employees representative. S.18A:6-25 or any other section of law to the contrary, the final determination on the controversy or dispute shall be rendered within 30 days of the start of the hearing by the administrative law judge. The bill also provides that the State Board of Examiners may only review those tenure cases in which the administrative law judges findings were in support of the charges. L.1998, c.42 (C.B-10.1), which outlines the procedure tenure cases currently follow when referred to the Office of Administrative Law.
Any teaching staff member under tenure pursuant to State law who accepts employment in the same position in another school district shall be under tenure in that position in the new district during good behavior and efficiency and shall not be dismissed or reduced in compensation except for inefficiency, incapacity, or conduct unbecoming such a teaching staff member or other just cause and then only in the manner prescribed by subarticle B of article 2 of chapter 6 of this Title, after employment in such district for: (1) Two consecutive calendar years; or (2) Two consecutive academic years, together with employment at the beginning of the next succeeding academic year; or (3) The equivalent of two academic years within a period of any three consecutive academic years. In order to receive tenure pursuant to subsection a. S.18A:6-17 or any other section of law to the contrary, any tenure charge transmitted to the Office of Administrative Law pursuant to N. S.18A:6-16 shall be adjudicated in an expeditious and timely manner as follows: a. If the decision of the administrative law judge is in support of the tenure charges, the Commissioner of Education shall notify the State Board of Examiners, in writing, of the decision. The State Board of Examiners shall only review a tenure charge case referred to an administrative law judge pursuant to N. S.18A:6-16 if it has received notification pursuant to subsection a. Under current law, a determination of any controversy or dispute must be made within 60 days after the close of the hearing.