During the 2013 General Assembly, two pieces of legislation, HB 2028 and SB 986 were passed that define special licensure requirements for all education personnel. This requirement will be included for initial licensure as well as licensure renewal. Each professional” shall provide evidence of completition of certification or training in emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and the use of automatic external defibrillators.” This requirement becomes effective July 1, 2013.
As you can imagine, this legislation has raised many questions. You may access the questions already raised with the answers at: