CHAPTER 418

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO EDUCATION BY PROVIDING FOR CERTIFICATION AND SALARY FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS AND APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Chapter 12, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding to that chapter a new section, "§ 1205", entitled "Substitute teachers", to read as follows:

§ 1205. Substitute teachers

The State Board of Education shall make rules and regulations relative to the certification of substitute teachers and such rules and regulations shall include at least three classifications for substitutes as follows:

Class A--A Class A certificate may be issued to an applicant who holds a valid Delaware teacher's certificate or such a certificate that has expired. In the case of a certificate that has expired, the applicant for the substitute certificate shall not be required to present refresher courses for issuance of the substitute's certificate.

Class B--A Class B certificate may be issued to an applicant with or without a Bachelor's degree who meets at least the requirements for a temporary emergency certificate as set forth in section 1313 and section 1315 of this Title.

Class C--A Class C certificate may be issued to an applicant who is not eligible for either Class A or Class B certification but who is recommended to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction by the chief school officer of a Delaware school district.

Section 2. Chapter 13, Title 14, Delaware Code, is amended by adding a new section, "§ 1326", entitled "Salary schedule for substitute teachers", as follows:

§ 1326. Salary schedule for substitute teachers

Each substitute teacher who holds a certificate issued in accordance with Chapter 12 of this Title shall be paid in accordance with the following schedule:

Class A--Twenty-five Dollars ($25) per day. Class B--Twenty Dollars ($20) per day. Class C--Fifteen Dollars ($15) per day.

Section 3. In order to carry out the provisions of this Act there is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education an amount of One Hundred Thirty-five Thousand Dollars ($135,000) for the period beginning July 1, 1968 and ending June 30, 1969; thereafter the appropriate amounts for the carrying out of this Act shall be included in the budgets of the school districts or in the budget of the State Board of Education as may from time to time be required.

Section 4. This Act is a supplementary appropriation Act and money hereby appropriated shall be paid out of any monies in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated. All funds hereby encumbered and appropriated remaining unexpended upon July 1, 1969, shall revert to the General Fund of the State Treasury.

Approved August 1, 1968.