13-43-28. Reprimand or disciplinary action for teacher misconduct--Procedure. After notice and hearing as a contested case under the provisions of chapter 1-26, if the Professional Teachers Practices and Standards Commission determines that a certificate holder has engaged in conduct referenced in § 13-42-9 or 13-42-10, the commission may issue a public or private reprimand or impose other appropriate disciplinary action which is in the best interests of the commission, the certificate holder, and the public. The commission does not have the authority to deny, not renew, suspend, or revoke a certificate.
The commission has the powers conferred by §§ 1-26-19.1 and 1-26-19.2 and the certificate holder and the certificate holder's attorney also have available the provisions of those sections. The commission may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to further define other appropriate disciplinary action referenced in this section. Any member reprimanded or disciplined by the commission pursuant to this section may appeal to circuit court as provided by chapter 1-26.
Source: SL 1969, ch 62, § 8 (a); SL 1970, ch 104, § 7; SL 1974, ch 137, § 7; SL 1975, ch 140; SL 1994, ch 132, § 12; SL 2015, ch 98, § 21.
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