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CHAPTER 15.1-37EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM15.1-37-01. Early childhood education program - Approval. Any person or schooldistrict operating an early childhood education program may request approval of the program<br>from the superintendent of public instruction.The superintendent shall approve an earlychildhood education program if the program:1.Is taught by individuals who are licensed to teach in early childhood education by the<br>education standards and practices board;2.Follows a developmentally appropriate curriculum; and3.Is in compliance with all municipal and state health, fire, and safety requirements.Per student funding will not be provided to individuals or school districts offering a<br>prekindergarten program.15.1-37-02. North Dakota early childhood education council - Membership - Terms.1.The North Dakota early childhood education council consists of:a.A chairman appointed by the governor;b.The superintendent of public instruction, or the superintendent's designee;c.The state health officer, or the officer's designee;d.The director of the department of human services, or the director's designee;e.The North Dakota head start - state collaboration administrator, or the<br>administrator's designee;f.The commissioner of higher education, or the commissioner's designee;g.The chairman of the senate education committee, or the chairman's designee;h.The chairman of the house of representatives education committee, or the<br>chairman's designee; andi.The following gubernatorial appointees:(1)The superintendent of a school district having at least one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(2)The superintendent of a school district having fewer than one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(3)The superintendent of a school district headquartered on a reservation or<br>including reservation land within its boundaries;(4)The principal of a school district;(5)An individual employed as an elementary school teacher;(6)An individual representing a non-religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;Page No. 1(7)An individual representing a religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;(8)An individual representing a center-based licensed child care provider;(9)An individual representing a home-based licensed child care provider;(10)An individual representing a reservation-based head start program;(11)An elected member of a school board;(12)The parent of a child not yet enrolled in elementary school; and(13)The parent of a child with special needs not yet enrolled in elementary<br>school.2.a.The term of each member enumerated in subdivision i of subsection 1 is three<br>years and begins on July first. The terms must be staggered by lot so that four<br>of the terms expire each year.b.If at any time during a member's term the member ceases to possess the<br>qualifications required by this section, the member's seat is deemed vacant and<br>the governor shall appoint another qualified individual to serve for the<br>remainder of the term.c.A member may not serve more than two consecutive terms. If an individual is<br>appointed to complete a vacancy, that service is not counted as a term, for<br>purposes of this section, unless the duration of that service exceeds one year.3.The council shall meet at least twice each year, at the call of the chairman.15.1-37-03. Council - Duties. The council shall:1.Review the delivery of early childhood education in this state;2.Conduct a needs assessment;3.Review early childhood education standards and propose revisions to the standards<br>as needed;4.Review opportunities for public and private sector collaboration in the delivery of<br>early childhood education in this state;5.Develop a comprehensive plan governing the delivery of early childhood education<br>in this state; and6.Provide a biennial report regarding its activities to the governor and the legislative<br>council.15.1-37-04. Council members - Reimbursement for expenses. Each member of thecouncil is entitled to receive reimbursement for expenses as provided by law for state officers if<br>the member is attending meetings or performing duties directed by the council. In addition, each<br>member of the legislative assembly who serves on the council is entitled to receive<br>compensation in the amount provided per day for members of the legislative management under<br>section 54-35-10 for attending meetings or performing duties as directed by the council.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 15.1-37 early childhood education program

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CHAPTER 15.1-37EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM15.1-37-01. Early childhood education program - Approval. Any person or schooldistrict operating an early childhood education program may request approval of the program<br>from the superintendent of public instruction.The superintendent shall approve an earlychildhood education program if the program:1.Is taught by individuals who are licensed to teach in early childhood education by the<br>education standards and practices board;2.Follows a developmentally appropriate curriculum; and3.Is in compliance with all municipal and state health, fire, and safety requirements.Per student funding will not be provided to individuals or school districts offering a<br>prekindergarten program.15.1-37-02. North Dakota early childhood education council - Membership - Terms.1.The North Dakota early childhood education council consists of:a.A chairman appointed by the governor;b.The superintendent of public instruction, or the superintendent's designee;c.The state health officer, or the officer's designee;d.The director of the department of human services, or the director's designee;e.The North Dakota head start - state collaboration administrator, or the<br>administrator's designee;f.The commissioner of higher education, or the commissioner's designee;g.The chairman of the senate education committee, or the chairman's designee;h.The chairman of the house of representatives education committee, or the<br>chairman's designee; andi.The following gubernatorial appointees:(1)The superintendent of a school district having at least one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(2)The superintendent of a school district having fewer than one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(3)The superintendent of a school district headquartered on a reservation or<br>including reservation land within its boundaries;(4)The principal of a school district;(5)An individual employed as an elementary school teacher;(6)An individual representing a non-religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;Page No. 1(7)An individual representing a religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;(8)An individual representing a center-based licensed child care provider;(9)An individual representing a home-based licensed child care provider;(10)An individual representing a reservation-based head start program;(11)An elected member of a school board;(12)The parent of a child not yet enrolled in elementary school; and(13)The parent of a child with special needs not yet enrolled in elementary<br>school.2.a.The term of each member enumerated in subdivision i of subsection 1 is three<br>years and begins on July first. The terms must be staggered by lot so that four<br>of the terms expire each year.b.If at any time during a member's term the member ceases to possess the<br>qualifications required by this section, the member's seat is deemed vacant and<br>the governor shall appoint another qualified individual to serve for the<br>remainder of the term.c.A member may not serve more than two consecutive terms. If an individual is<br>appointed to complete a vacancy, that service is not counted as a term, for<br>purposes of this section, unless the duration of that service exceeds one year.3.The council shall meet at least twice each year, at the call of the chairman.15.1-37-03. Council - Duties. The council shall:1.Review the delivery of early childhood education in this state;2.Conduct a needs assessment;3.Review early childhood education standards and propose revisions to the standards<br>as needed;4.Review opportunities for public and private sector collaboration in the delivery of<br>early childhood education in this state;5.Develop a comprehensive plan governing the delivery of early childhood education<br>in this state; and6.Provide a biennial report regarding its activities to the governor and the legislative<br>council.15.1-37-04. Council members - Reimbursement for expenses. Each member of thecouncil is entitled to receive reimbursement for expenses as provided by law for state officers if<br>the member is attending meetings or performing duties directed by the council. In addition, each<br>member of the legislative assembly who serves on the council is entitled to receive<br>compensation in the amount provided per day for members of the legislative management under<br>section 54-35-10 for attending meetings or performing duties as directed by the council.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 15.1-37 early childhood education program

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CHAPTER 15.1-37EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM15.1-37-01. Early childhood education program - Approval. Any person or schooldistrict operating an early childhood education program may request approval of the program<br>from the superintendent of public instruction.The superintendent shall approve an earlychildhood education program if the program:1.Is taught by individuals who are licensed to teach in early childhood education by the<br>education standards and practices board;2.Follows a developmentally appropriate curriculum; and3.Is in compliance with all municipal and state health, fire, and safety requirements.Per student funding will not be provided to individuals or school districts offering a<br>prekindergarten program.15.1-37-02. North Dakota early childhood education council - Membership - Terms.1.The North Dakota early childhood education council consists of:a.A chairman appointed by the governor;b.The superintendent of public instruction, or the superintendent's designee;c.The state health officer, or the officer's designee;d.The director of the department of human services, or the director's designee;e.The North Dakota head start - state collaboration administrator, or the<br>administrator's designee;f.The commissioner of higher education, or the commissioner's designee;g.The chairman of the senate education committee, or the chairman's designee;h.The chairman of the house of representatives education committee, or the<br>chairman's designee; andi.The following gubernatorial appointees:(1)The superintendent of a school district having at least one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(2)The superintendent of a school district having fewer than one thousand<br>students in average daily membership;(3)The superintendent of a school district headquartered on a reservation or<br>including reservation land within its boundaries;(4)The principal of a school district;(5)An individual employed as an elementary school teacher;(6)An individual representing a non-religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;Page No. 1(7)An individual representing a religious-based provider of preschool<br>education;(8)An individual representing a center-based licensed child care provider;(9)An individual representing a home-based licensed child care provider;(10)An individual representing a reservation-based head start program;(11)An elected member of a school board;(12)The parent of a child not yet enrolled in elementary school; and(13)The parent of a child with special needs not yet enrolled in elementary<br>school.2.a.The term of each member enumerated in subdivision i of subsection 1 is three<br>years and begins on July first. The terms must be staggered by lot so that four<br>of the terms expire each year.b.If at any time during a member's term the member ceases to possess the<br>qualifications required by this section, the member's seat is deemed vacant and<br>the governor shall appoint another qualified individual to serve for the<br>remainder of the term.c.A member may not serve more than two consecutive terms. If an individual is<br>appointed to complete a vacancy, that service is not counted as a term, for<br>purposes of this section, unless the duration of that service exceeds one year.3.The council shall meet at least twice each year, at the call of the chairman.15.1-37-03. Council - Duties. The council shall:1.Review the delivery of early childhood education in this state;2.Conduct a needs assessment;3.Review early childhood education standards and propose revisions to the standards<br>as needed;4.Review opportunities for public and private sector collaboration in the delivery of<br>early childhood education in this state;5.Develop a comprehensive plan governing the delivery of early childhood education<br>in this state; and6.Provide a biennial report regarding its activities to the governor and the legislative<br>council.15.1-37-04. Council members - Reimbursement for expenses. Each member of thecouncil is entitled to receive reimbursement for expenses as provided by law for state officers if<br>the member is attending meetings or performing duties directed by the council. In addition, each<br>member of the legislative assembly who serves on the council is entitled to receive<br>compensation in the amount provided per day for members of the legislative management under<br>section 54-35-10 for attending meetings or performing duties as directed by the council.Page No. 2Document Outlinechapter 15.1-37 early childhood education program

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