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FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 563

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 17, TITLE 14, DELAWARE CODE TO PROVIDE A THREE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM FOR LECTURER IN RESIDENCE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 17, Title 14, of the Delaware Code by adding a new section to read as follows: 11722 Lecturer in Residence - Pilot Program

(A) Lecturer in Residence is defined as a person knowledgable in the area of mathematics, science or the humanities by academic training or experience but not qualified to obtain a certificate to teach in public schools.

(B) Lecturer in Residence Program is defined as a program by which a lecturer in residence travels from school to school presenting lectures to students in a classroom setting dealing with the subjects of mathematics or science.

(C) There is hereby created a program to be known as the Lecturer in Residence Program. Its purpose shall be to strengthen the teaching of mathematics, science and the humanities in the public schools through the use of Lecturer in Residence.

(D) The State Board of Education shall provide rules and regulations for the employment of Lecturer in Residence which shall include at least the following:

A method to evaluate, for employment, persons who have skills to become Lecturer in Residence.

Select school districts to manage a component of the program.

Provide for equal access to Lecturer in Residence.

(E) Funds appropriated for the Lecturer in Residence Program may be used for a payment of salaries, materials and in-state travel.

(F) The program described in this section shall be implemented as a pilot program of two (2) programs in New Castle County and one (1) program in Kent County and one (I) in Sussex County.

Approved August 13, 1984.