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      RS 17:218     


§218. Professional development

            In-service teachers should develop the same environmental education competencies specified for pre-service teachers as follows:

            (1) School districts shall be encouraged to develop environmental staff development plans and seek matching funds for implementation of these plans from the state grants program.

            (2) The Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Louisiana Department of Health, the office of state parks within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Department of Education shall develop and publicize environmental education teacher in-service or professional internships related to their mission and shall be encouraged to develop such programs if they do not exist.

            Acts 1995, No. 322, §1; Redesignated from R.S. 30:2505 by Acts 2018, No. 509, §6; Acts 2020, No. 317, §2.

NOTE: Former R.S. 30:2519 redesignated to R.S. 17:218, Acts 2020, No. 317.

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