2013 WISCONSIN ACT 258
An Act to amend 115.415 (3) (a) (intro.); and to create 115.28 (7) (gm) of the statutes; relating to: charter school principal licenses and utilizing an alternative process for educator effectiveness.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
115.28 (7) (gm) of the statutes is created to read:
115.28 (7) (gm) Notwithstanding s. 118.19 (8), (9), and (11), grant an initial charter school principal license to any person who is licensed, or otherwise credentialed, to be a school principal in another state if the person holds the license or other credential in good standing, has completed at least 3 years of full-time classroom teaching, and is eligible for licensure under s. 118.19 (4) and (10). The license authorizes the person to be a principal of a charter school. The license is valid for 5 years and is renewable for 5-year periods.
115.415 (3) (a) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.415 (3) (a) (intro.) The department shall promulgate by rule an equivalency process aligned with the evaluation system established under sub. (2) for a school district, a charter school under contract with a school board that is not an instrumentality of the school district, or a charter school established under s. 118.40 (2r) seeking to utilize an alternative process for the evaluation of teacher and principal practice. The process under this subsection shall be based on the criteria established in the 2011 Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium and the 2008 Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Educational Leadership Policy Standards, and a school district, charter school under contract with a school board that is not an instrumentality of the school district, or charter school established under s. 118.40 (2r) that uses the process under this subsection shall evaluate the performance of teachers in the following domains: