SB 192: "An Act relating to teachers and training programs in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to the placement in the exempt service of certified teachers employed by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to their eligibility to participate in the Teachers' Retirement System of Alaska, and to the functions of the Alaska Workforce Investment Board regarding the Kotzebue Technical Center and the Alaska Vocational Technical Center; and providing for an effective date."
00 SENATE BILL NO. 192 01 "An Act relating to teachers and training programs in the Department of Labor and 02 Workforce Development, to the placement in the exempt service of certified teachers 03 employed by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to their eligibility 04 to participate in the Teachers' Retirement System of Alaska, and to the functions of the 05 Alaska Workforce Investment Board regarding the Kotzebue Technical Center and the 06 Alaska Vocational Technical Center; and providing for an effective date." 07 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 08 * Section 1. AS 14.25.220(42) is amended to read: 09 (42) "teacher" or "member" means a person eligible to participate in 10 the system and who is covered by the system, limited to 11 (A) a certificated full-time or part-time elementary or 12 secondary teacher, a certificated school nurse, or a certificated person in a 13 position requiring a teaching certificate as a condition of employment in a
01 public school of the state, [OR IN] the Department of Education and Early 02 Development, or the Department of Labor and Workforce Development; 03 (B) a full-time or part-time teacher of the University of Alaska 04 or a person occupying a full-time administrative position at the University of 05 Alaska that requires academic standing; the approval of the administrator must 06 be obtained before an administrative position qualifies for membership in the 07 system; however, a teacher or administrative person at the university who is 08 participating in the optional university retirement program under AS 14.40.661 09 - 14.40.799 is not a member under this system; 10 (C) a state legislator who elects membership under 11 AS 14.25.040(b); 12 * Sec. 2. AS 23.15.580(f) is amended to read: 13 (f) The following training programs are subject to the provisions of (d) and (e) 14 of this section: 15 (1) in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development or 16 operated by the department: 17 (A) programs under 29 U.S.C. 2801 - 2945 (Workforce 18 Investment Act of 1998), assisting communities in moving toward a self- 19 sustainable economy and providing training; 20 (B) state training and employment program (AS 23.15.620), 21 providing training and employment services for people who are unemployed or 22 likely to become unemployed, fostering new jobs, and increasing training 23 opportunities for workers severely affected by fluctuations in the state 24 economy or adversely affected by technology advances in the workplace; 25 (C) employment-related adult basic education; 26 (D) employment training services operated as part of the 27 Alaska temporary assistance program (ATAP); 28 (E) unemployment insurance grants provided under the federal 29 training relocation assistance program; 30 (F) Alaska works programs, assisting with the welfare-to-work 31 program;
01 (G) Kotzebue Technical Center; 02 (H) Alaska Vocational Technical Center; 03 (2) in the Department of Education and Early Development or operated 04 by the department, the non-public-school portions of the [FOLLOWING 05 PROGRAMS:] 06 (A) [KOTZEBUE TECHNICAL CENTER; 07 (B) ALASKA VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER; 08 (C)] vocational education and technical preparation program; 09 and 10 (B) [(D)] Alaska Career Information System. 11 * Sec. 3. AS 39.25.110(7) is amended to read: 12 (7) certificated teachers employed by the Department of Education and 13 Early Development as correspondence teachers, teachers in skill centers operated by 14 the Department of Education and Early Development or by the Department of 15 Labor and Workforce Development, or in Mt. Edgecumbe School; 16 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect July 1, 2003.