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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 2. COUNTY EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [1000 - 2603]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 2. County Superintendents of Schools [1200 - 1350]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 1. Appointment, Qualifications, Salary and Expenses [1200 - 1209]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

1200.
  

Each county superintendent shall receive his actual and necessary traveling expenses. The expenses shall be allowed by the board of supervisors, and be paid out of the county general fund.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1201.
  

Each county superintendent shall also receive his actual and necessary traveling expenses, when, with the approval of the board of supervisors, he attends any convention or conference to which he is called by the State Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, or the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and when the board of supervisors delegates the power to perform services outside of his county either within or without the state.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1202.
  

The expenses of the office of superintendent of schools for its stationery, blank books, postage, expressage, freight, telephone, telegraphing, and other necessary office expenses shall be allowed by the supervisors of the county and paid out of the general fund of the county in the same manner as other claims against the county are paid.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1203.
  

The expense of providing housing for all the services of the county superintendent of schools shall be allowed by the board of supervisors of the county and paid out of the general fund of the county.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1204.
  

For the purposes of the retirement system of which a county superintendent of schools is a member, all contributions by or on account of the county superintendent and all benefits to him shall be based, insofar as, and to the extent that, such contributions and benefits are based upon the compensation received by him as county superintendent of schools, upon the whole of his annual salary as county superintendent of schools regardless of the fund or funds from which paid, subject only to the maximum amount of salary on which contributions can be paid the system. If such contributions are required to be paid to the system from any fund from which any part of the annual salary of the county superintendent of schools is paid, then contributions shall be paid from each of the funds from which his annual salary is actually paid in the same proportion of the total contribution as that part of his annual salary paid from such fund is of the whole of his annual salary. Contributions which would have been made by any county superintendent of schools, or by an employer on account of said superintendent, if this section had been in effect on and after September 19, 1947, shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this section.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1205.
  

For the purposes of prescribing the qualifications required of county superintendents of schools the counties are classified on the basis of the average daily attendance in the public schools as follows:

Class one (1) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of seven hundred fifty thousand (750,000) and over.

Class two (2) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of one hundred forty thousand (140,000) to seven hundred forty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (749,999), inclusive.

Class three (3) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of sixty thousand (60,000) to one hundred thirty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (139,999), inclusive.

Class four (4) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of thirty thousand (30,000) to fifty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (59,999), inclusive.

Class five (5) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of fifteen thousand (15,000) to twenty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (29,999), inclusive.

Class six (6) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of seven thousand (7,000) to fourteen thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (14,999), inclusive.

Class seven (7) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of one thousand (1,000) to six thousand nine hundred ninety-nine (6,999), inclusive.

Class eight (8) includes all counties with an average daily attendance of under one thousand (1,000).

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 7.)

1206.
  

Except as provided in this section no person shall hereafter be elected or appointed to office as county superintendent of schools of any county who does not possess a valid credential issued by the State Board of Education of the type designated in Sections 1205 to 1212, inclusive, for each class.

Where a county changes from one class to another because of an increase in the average daily attendance in the public schools of such county, the incumbent county superintendent of schools in that county shall not be prohibited from continuing in office and shall be eligible for reelection to the same office regardless of whether he possesses a valid credential otherwise required in a county of that class.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1207.
  

The qualifications of the county superintendent of schools in each county shall be as set forth in Sections 1205 to 1212, inclusive, for that class into which the county falls. The class into which each county falls shall be determined on October 1st of each year based upon the average daily attendance in the public schools of such county for the preceding school year as reported to the State Department of Education. In no case will the salary of the county superintendent be lowered during his term of office.

The salaries set forth in Section 1213 are payable to incumbent county superintendents of schools; provided, however, that the salary of an incumbent shall not be reduced during the term for which he was elected or appointed or for any consecutive new term to which he is elected or appointed.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

1208.
  

(a) All county superintendents of schools in counties within classes (1) to (8), inclusive, shall possess a valid certification document authorizing administrative services.

(b) For purposes of this section, the possession of a valid elementary administrative credential and a valid secondary administrative credential are equivalent to the possession of a valid general administrative credential.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 8.)

1209.
  

A county superintendent of schools shall not increase his or her salary, financial remuneration, benefits, or pension in any manner or for any reason without bringing the matter to the attention of the county board of education for its discussion at a regularly scheduled public meeting of the board and without the approval of the county board of education.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 135, Sec. 30. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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