ERIC Number: ED423230
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Alaska State Professional Teaching Practices Commission (PTPC). Annual Report. Fiscal Year 1996.
This annual report of the Alaska State Professional Teaching Practices Commission (PTPC) cites activities and services of the PTPC as authorized by Alaska Statutes, Title 14, Chapter 20, Article 5, entitled "The Professional Teaching Practices Act." In general, the Commission deals with matters of ethical and professional standards of educators and their compliance with applicable state laws and contractual obligations. The report contains a synopsis of activities from July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996. Section 1 explains the purpose, organization, and activities of the PTPC. Section 2 reviews fiscal year 1996. The Commission met three times in general session. There were 71 complaints filed and 58 cases concluded. The report lists details on the following activities and services: disciplinary action taken; background searches; appeal hearings; newsletter publication; presentations; code of ethics provision; the national clearinghouse (where any disciplinary action against an educator in any state is recorded); and handbook for Alaska educators. A table presents the financial report for fiscal year 1996, and a chart offers numbers of PTPC cases by calendar year. The report concludes with a list of PTPC staff and members as of October 1996. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Anchorage.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska