Title 17. Education

Chapter 1. General School Law

Part III. Public Schools and School Children

Subpart B-1. Louisiana Environmental Education and Litter Reduction Act


17:218     Professional development


In-service teachers should develop the same environmental education competencies specified for pre-service teachers as follows: 


(1) School districts shall be encouraged to develop environmental staff development plans and seek matching funds for implementation of these plans from the state grants program. 


(2) The Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Louisiana Department of Health, the office of state parks within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Department of Education shall develop and publicize environmental education teacher in-service or professional internships related to their mission and shall be encouraged to develop such programs if they do not exist. 


Redesignated from R.S. 30:2519 by Acts 2020, No. 317, § 2, eff. June 12, 2020. Redesignated from R.S. 30:2508 by Acts 2018, No. 509, § 6. Added by Acts 1995, No. 322, § 1.