Mandated Training

Alcohol & Drug Related Disabilities
Professional Development Required for School District Staff

AS 14.20.680


Sec. 14.20.680 Required Alcohol and Drug Related Disabilities Training

(a) A school district or regional educational attendance area shall train each teacher, administrator, counselor, and specialist on the needs of individual students who have alcohol or drug related disabilities. The training must utilize the best available educational technology and include an overview of medical and psychological characteristics associated with alcohol or drug related disabilities, family issues, and the specific educational needs of students with alcohol or drug related disabilities.

(b) A newly hired teacher, administrator, counselor, or specialist who has not previously received the training required under (a) of this section shall receive the required training within 45 days after the first day the teacher, administrator, counselor, or specialist begins to work.

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Available EED resource to comply with the above statute

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome eLearning Course will fulfill Alaska statute 14.20.680 (please note: district staff are not required to utilize this resource. Districts may use alternative resources).


Last Updated 8/26/14