AB 1 - An Act to Amend Section 44277 of the Education Code, Relating to Teachers.

Teachers: program of professional growth: conflict resolution. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
Existing law requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish standards and procedures for the issuance and renewal of teaching credentials. Existing law expresses the Legislature’s intent to encourage teachers to engage in an individual program of professional growth that extends a teacher’s content knowledge and teaching skills. Existing law provides that an individualized… More
Existing law requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish standards and procedures for the issuance and renewal of teaching credentials. Existing law expresses the Legislature’s intent to encourage teachers to engage in an individual program of professional growth that extends a teacher’s content knowledge and teaching skills. Existing law provides that an individualized program of professional growth may consist of specified activities and courses.

This bill would specify that an individualized program of professional growth may include a course in negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution, including peer mediation training and the theory and practice of nonviolence. The bill would specify that the course may include basic negotiation skills, communication skills, basic mediation and peer mediation, and theory and practice of nonviolence and peace building. Hide
 
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This bill was passed by both houses and vetoed by the Governor. It did not become law
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on August 24, 2009.

voted YES: 26 voted NO: 13
1 voted present/not voting

An Act to Amend Section 44277 of the Education Code, Relating to Teachers.

AB 1 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
Existing law requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish standards and procedures for the issuance and renewal of teaching credentials. Existing law expresses the Legislature’s intent to encourage teachers to engage in an individual program of professional growth that extends a teacher’s content knowledge and teaching skills. Existing law provides that an individualized program of professional growth may consist of specified activities and courses.

This bill would specify that an individualized program of professional growth may include a course in negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution, including peer mediation training and the theory and practice of nonviolence. The bill would specify that the course may include basic negotiation skills, communication skills, basic mediation and peer mediation, and theory and practice of nonviolence and peace building.
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Title
An Act to Amend Section 44277 of the Education Code, Relating to Teachers.
Author(s)
Bill Monning
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Teachers: program of professional growth: conflict resolution
    Major Actions
    Introduced12/01/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Education3/18/2009
    Passed Assembly4/13/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Education6/17/2009
    Passed Senate8/24/2009
    Presented to the governor (enrolled)8/31/2009
    Vetoed by Governor10/11/2009
    Vetoed by Governor10/11/2009
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on EducationDo pass.3/18/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Education
    7 voted YES 3 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB1 MONNING Assembly Third Reading4/13/2009This bill PASSED the Assembly
    51 voted YES 28 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on EducationDo pass.6/17/2009This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Education
    8 voted YES 1 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenateAssembly 3rd Reading AB1 Monning By Hancock8/24/2009This bill PASSED the Senate
    26 voted YES 13 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced12/01/2008
    12/01/2008Read first time. To print.
    12/02/2008From printer. May be heard in committee January 1.
    2/05/2009Referred to Com. on ED.
    select this voteVote3/18/2009Do pass.
    3/19/2009From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 3.) (March 18).
    3/23/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    4/13/2009Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 51. Noes 28. Page 819.)
    4/13/2009In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage4/13/2009AB1 MONNING Assembly Third Reading
    4/30/2009Referred to Com. on ED.
    select this voteVote6/17/2009Do pass.
    6/17/2009From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 8. Noes 1.) (June 17).
    6/18/2009Read second time. To third reading.
    8/24/2009Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 26. Noes 13. Page 1915.)
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/24/2009Assembly 3rd Reading AB1 Monning By Hancock
    8/25/2009In Assembly. To enrollment.
    8/31/2009Enrolled and to the Governor at 5:15 p.m.
    Vetoed10/11/2009Vetoed by Governor.
    10/26/2009Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
    1/14/2010Consideration of Governor's veto stricken from file.

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    >1,000 times as much
    $386,385
    $32,749
    $50,577
    $469,711
    $100
    $100
    4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    An Act to Amend Section 44277 of the Education Code, Relating to Teachers.: Assembly 3rd Reading AB1 Monning By Hancock

    4 organizations supported this bill

    California Association of School Counselors
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 18). Bill Analysis AB 1 6-18-2009. Retrieved September 15, 2010, from Leg Info.
    California Dispute Resolution Council
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 18). Bill Analysis AB 1 6-18-2009. Retrieved September 15, 2010, from Leg Info.
    Civil Justice Association of California
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 18). Bill Analysis AB 1 6-18-2009. Retrieved September 15, 2010, from Leg Info.
    National Education Association
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 18). Bill Analysis AB 1 6-18-2009. Retrieved September 15, 2010, from Leg Info.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    Secretary of Education
    Senate Rules Committee (2009, June 18). Bill Analysis AB 1 6-18-2009. Retrieved September 15, 2010, from Leg Info.

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    Includes reported contributions to campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010.
    Contributions data source: FollowTheMoney.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    NamePartysort iconDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$27,825$0Yes
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$30,847$0Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$16,600$0Yes
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$22,050$0Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$6,375$0Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$24,050$0Yes
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Not Voting
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$18,600$0Yes
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$17,200$100Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$23,175$0Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$1,000$0Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,375$0Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$3,400$0Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$5,000$0Yes
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$28,200$0Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$34,900$0Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$26,750$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$24,050$0Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$20,096$0Yes
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$16,585$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$36,375$0Yes
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$3,250$0Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$20,927$0Yes
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$5,750$0Yes
    Abel MaldonadoRCA-15$16,349$0Yes
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$6,100$0No
    Bob HuffRCA-29$500$0No
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$1,200$0No
    Dave CoxRCA-1$1,150$0No
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$1,000$0No
    George RunnerRCA-17$1,250$0No
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$4,000$0No
    John BenoitRCA-37$0$0No
    Mark WylandRCA-38$2,000$0Yes
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$0No
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0No
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$4,583$0No
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$7,200$0No

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    NamePartyDistrict$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Sam AanestadRCA-4$0$0No
    Elaine AlquistDCA-13$18,600$0Yes
    Roy AshburnRCA-18$0$0No
    John BenoitRCA-37$0$0No
    Ron CalderonDCA-30$5,750$0Yes
    Gilbert CedilloDCA-22$1,000$0Yes
    Dave CogdillRCA-14$1,200$0No
    Ellen CorbettDCA-10$17,200$100Yes
    Lou CorreaDCA-34$20,096$0Yes
    Dave CoxRCA-1$1,150$0No
    Mark DeSaulnierDCA-7$16,585$0Yes
    Jeff DenhamRCA-12$4,000$0No
    Denise DuchenyDCA-40$0$0Not Voting
    Bob DuttonRCA-31$6,100$0No
    Dean FlorezDCA-16$0$0Yes
    Loni HancockDCA-9$24,050$0Yes
    Tom HarmanRCA-35$4,583$0No
    Dennis HollingsworthRCA-36$1,000$0No
    Bob HuffRCA-29$500$0No
    Christine KehoeDCA-39$22,050$0Yes
    Mark LenoDCA-3$36,375$0Yes
    Carol LiuDCA-21$16,600$0Yes
    Alan LowenthalDCA-27$27,825$0Yes
    Abel MaldonadoRCA-15$16,349$0Yes
    Gloria Negrete McLeodDCA-32$11,375$0Yes
    Jenny OropezaDCA-28$5,000$0Yes
    Alex PadillaDCA-20$30,847$0Yes
    Fran PavleyDCA-23$23,175$0Yes
    Curren PriceDCA-26$6,375$0Yes
    Gloria RomeroDCA-24$3,400$0Yes
    George RunnerRCA-17$1,250$0No
    Joe SimitianDCA-11$28,200$0Yes
    Darrell SteinbergDCA-6$24,050$0Yes
    Tony StricklandRCA-19$7,200$0No
    Mimi WaltersRCA-33$0$0No
    Pat WigginsDCA-2$3,250$0Yes
    Lois WolkDCA-5$26,750$0Yes
    Rod WrightDCA-25$20,927$0Yes
    Mark WylandRCA-38$2,000$0Yes
    Leland YeeDCA-8$34,900$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$386,385
    Pro-business organizations$50,577
    Civil servant/public employee$32,749

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Public official (elected or appointed)$100
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