ERIC Number: ED367614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook for Alaska Educators. Revised.
Alaska State Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Anchorage.
This handbook describes procedures used by Alaska's Professional Teaching Practices Commission (PTPC) in dealing with matters of professional conduct and certification within the teaching profession. The handbook summarizes procedures for handling complaints, investigations, hearings, and appeals. Guidelines for screening complaints are listed. A flowchart of the procedures for complaints, investigations, and hearings is provided, along with time expectations. Relevant Alaska statutes are excerpted, specifically sections of the Professional Teaching Practices Act. Regulations are also excerpted, addressing such topics as prohibition of sex discrimination, the code of ethics and teaching standards, and complaint processing. The handbook concludes with PTPC policies, PTPC bylaws, and a form for use in making a request for an investigation of a code of ethics and teaching standards complaint. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Anchorage.