Texas - Professional Development for Bullying Prevention: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.

Texas Statutes Education Code 21.451 Staff Development Requirements

(d) The staff development:

  • (1) may include training in:
    • (A) technology;
    • (B) conflict resolution;
    • (C) discipline strategies, including classroom management, district discipline policies, and the student code of conduct adopted under Section 37.001 and Chapter 37;
    • (D) preventing, identifying, responding to, and reporting incidents of bullying;
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