6000 - Personnel
6215 DISCIPLINING OF A TENURED TEACHER OR CERTIFIED PERSONNEL
Tenured teachers and certain certified personnel may be subject to disciplinary charges that are set forth in Education Law Section 3012.
Procedures for a hearing regarding these disciplinary measures will be in accordance with Education Law Section 3020-a and/or in accordance with applicable contractual provisions.
Automatic Revocation of Teacher and Administrative Certificates by the Commissioner of Education
The Commissioner of Education shall revoke and annul the certificate of a teacher, teaching assistant, pupil personnel services professional, school administrator or supervisor, or superintendent of schools convicted of a sex offense for which registration as a sex offender is required under the Sex Offender Registration Act. These offenses include, but are not limited to, sexual misconduct, sexual abuse, rape, statutory rape, various other criminal sexual acts, and certain kidnapping offenses. Annulment and revocation shall be in accordance with Education Law Section 305(7-a).
In addition, the Commissioner of Education shall revoke and annul the certificate of a school district administrator, school administrator or supervisor, or school business administrator convicted of fraud under Penal Law Section 195.20 which makes it a felony to obtain governmental property in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000) through a systemic ongoing course of conduct with the intent to defraud or obtain property by false or fraudulent pretenses, representations or promises. Annulment and revocation shall be in accordance with Education Law Section 305(7-b).
Education Law Sections 3012 and 3020-a
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Subpart 82-1
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