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Report of Regents Higher Education Committee to The Board of Regents

Regents Committee on Higher Education Members
Regent Collins, Chair, Regent Cea, Regent Norwood, Regent Cottrell, Regent Chin, Regent Reyes, Regent Mittler, Regent Wills, Regent Ferrer, Regent Tanikawa, and Regent Catania.

The Higher Education Committee held its scheduled meeting on March 11, 2024.  All members were present except Regent Susan W. Mittler who was excused. Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr., Regent Adrian I. Hale, Regent Hasoni L. Pratts, and Regent Patrick A. Mannion also attended the meeting but did not vote on any action.


Proposed Amendments of Sections 86.1, 86.2, 86.3, and 86.4 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Relating to the Albert Shanker National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification Grant Program [HE (A) 1] - Department staff presented proposed amendments to Commissioner’s regulations related to the Albert Shanker Grant to revise eligibility requirements for teachers for grant funds to cover costs associated with obtaining and maintaining National Board Certification.

The Committee recommends that sections 86.1, 86.2, 86.3, and 86.4 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education be amended, as submitted, effective May 14, 2024, as an emergency rule upon a finding by the Board of Regents that such action is necessary for the preservation of the general welfare in order to have the proposed rule in effect to align with the Albert Shanker grant application cycle for the 2024-25 academic year.  

Deputy Commissioner William Murphy reviewed the items on the Consent Agenda.

This concludes our report.

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Meeting Date: 
Monday, March 11, 2024 - 2:05pm