2013 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 22 - Public Schools
Article 10A - School Personnel Act
Section 22-10A-32 - Licensed school employees; required training program. (2003)
22-10A-32. Licensed school employees; required training program. (2003)
A. All licensed school employees shall be required to complete training in the detection and reporting of child abuse and neglect and substance abuse. This requirement shall be completed within the licensed school employee's first year of employment by a school district.
B. Pursuant to the policy and rules adopted by the state board, the department shall develop a training program, including training materials and necessary training staff, to meet the requirement of Subsection A of this section to make the training available in every school district. The department shall coordinate the development of the program with appropriate staff at the human services department and the department of health.
C. The training program developed pursuant to this section shall be made available by the department to the deans of every college of education in New Mexico for use in providing such training to students seeking elementary and secondary education licensure.
History: Laws 1988, ch. 48, § 1; 1993, ch. 226, § 25; 1978 Comp., § 22-10-3.2, recompiled and amended as § 22-10A-32 by Laws 2003, ch. 153, § 53.
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