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§ 11-1105-B. Repayment

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XI-B. Certification of Teachers by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 11-1105-B
§ 11-1105-B. Repayment
(a) Failure to complete the certification process.--When an eligible teacher for whom the Commonwealth has paid the assessment fee fails to complete the certification process, the teacher shall reimburse the Commonwealth for the amount of the assessment fee. A candidate who completes the certification process but is denied NBPTS certification shall not be subject to repayment pursuant to this subsection.
(b) Failure to continue teaching.--When an eligible teacher for whom the Commonwealth has paid the assessment fee fails to meet the requirements of section 1104-B(b),1 the teacher shall reimburse the Commonwealth for the amount of the assessment fee. The teacher shall certify to the department each year that the teacher is in compliance with section 1104-B(b).
(c) Waiver of repayment.--Upon the application of the eligible teacher, the department:
(1) Shall waive the repayment requirement if the department finds that the teacher was unable to complete the process or meet the requirements of section 1104-B(b) due to:
(i) administrative action on the part of the school district or area career and technical school for other than causes enumerated in section 1122;2
(ii) illness of the teacher;
(iii) the death or catastrophic illness of a member of the teacher's immediate family; or
(iv) parental leave to care for a newborn or newly adopted child.
(2) May waive the repayment requirement if the department finds other extraordinary circumstances.

Credits

1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XI-B, § 1105-B, added 2010, Nov. 17, P.L. 996, No. 104, § 5, imd. effective. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 16, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].

Footnotes

24 P.S. § 11-1104-B.
24 P.S. § 11-1122.
24 P.S. § 11-1105-B, PA ST 24 P.S. § 11-1105-B
Current through Act 11 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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