2017 ORS 329.795¹
Beginning teacher and administrator program established
  • district and educator network participation
  • use of grants

(1) The State Board of Education shall establish a beginning teacher and administrator mentorship program to provide eligible beginning teachers and administrators in this state with a continued and sustained mentorship program from a formally assigned mentor.

(2) Any school district or educator network is eligible to participate in the mentorship program.

(3) A school district may participate through an educator network or may enter into a partnership with another school district, an institution of higher education, an education service district or another organization to operate jointly a mentorship program if:

(a) All moneys received as grants-in-aid for the mentorship program are administered by the participating school district or educator network to provide direct services to beginning teachers and administrators; and

(b) All other requirements of ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) are met.

(4) All programs in ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) are subject to the availability of funds appropriated therefor. [Formerly 342.786; 2001 c.317 §4; 2007 c.863 §3; 2017 c.639 §12]

Note: The amendments to 329.795 (Beginning teacher and administrator program established) by section 12, chapter 639, Oregon Laws 2017, become operative June 30, 2018. See section 18, chapter 639, Oregon Laws 2017. The text that is operative until June 30, 2018, is set forth for the user’s convenience.

329.795 (Beginning teacher and administrator program established). (1) The State Board of Education shall establish a beginning teacher and administrator mentorship program to provide eligible beginning teachers and administrators in this state with a continued and sustained mentorship program from a formally assigned mentor.

(2) Any district is eligible to participate in the mentorship program.

(3) A school district may enter into a partnership with another school district, an institution of higher education, an education service district or another organization to operate jointly a mentorship program if:

(a) All moneys received as grants-in-aid for the mentorship program are administered by the participating school district to provide direct services to beginning teachers and administrators; and

(b) All other requirements of ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) are met.

(4) All programs in ORS 329.788 (Definitions for ORS 329.788 to 329.820) to 329.820 (Evaluation of programs) are subject to the availability of funds appropriated therefor.

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Notes of Decisions

Oregon Educa­tional Act for 21st Century does not facially violate students’ rights under First Amend­ment to United States Constitu­tion. Tennison v. Paulus, 144 F3d 1285 (9th Cir. 1998)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 329—Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century; Educational Improvement and Reform, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors329.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 329, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano329.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.