2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-13-105. State Board of Education may fix qualifications of teachers and support personnel.
A. The State Board of Education is hereby authorized in accordance with state and federal law to determine and prescribe the qualifications of all persons who teach children with disabilities, to define, classify and determine standards of eligibility of all children with disabilities to receive special education and related services, to fix minimum requirements for special education and related services of children with disabilities, and to make such rules as it deems necessary for the teaching of children with disabilities.
B. The State Board of Education shall offer all support personnel, including but not limited to assistants who work with a trained paraprofessional or special education teacher for children with multiple disabilities or deaf-blindness, the same training and education as the trained paraprofessional is required to complete.
Added by Laws 1971, c. 281, § 13-105, eff. July 2, 1971. Amended by Laws 1991, c. 190, § 2, eff. July 1, 1991; Laws 1993, c. 116, § 5, eff. July 1, 1993.