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AB-2558 Community colleges: faculty and staff development.(2013-2014)



SECTION 1.

 Section 87150 of the Education Code is amended to read:

87150.
 There is hereby established the Community College Professional Development Program, to be administered by the board of governors, the purpose of which is to provide state general funds to community colleges for supporting locally developed and implemented faculty and staff development programs.

SEC. 2.

 Section 87151 of the Education Code is amended to read:

87151.
 The board of governors shall annually allocate funds, when appropriated for purposes of this article, only to a community college district whose chief executive officer has submitted to the chancellor an affidavit that includes all of the following:
(a) A statement that each campus within the community college district has an advisory committee, composed of administrators, faculty, and staff representatives, which has assisted in the assessment of the faculty and staff development needs and in the design of the plan to meet those needs.
(b) A campus human development resources plan has been completed for the current and subsequent fiscal years.
(c) A report of the actual expenditures for faculty and staff development for the preceding year.

SEC. 3.

 Section 87152 of the Education Code is repealed.

87152.
 (a) Any funding appropriated for purposes of this article shall be allocated to the community college districts that provide professional development opportunities to both faculty and staff. Funding shall be disbursed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board of governors.
(b) Community college districts that receive funding pursuant to this section shall include the employee’s time used participating in the Community College Professional Development Program in the employee’s contractually obligated hours.

SEC. 4.

 Section 87152 is added to the Education Code, to read:

87152.
 (a) Any funding appropriated for purposes of this article shall be allocated to the community college districts that provide professional development opportunities to both faculty and staff. Funding shall be disbursed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board of governors.
(b) Community college districts that receive funding pursuant to this section shall include the employee’s time used participating in the Community College Professional Development Program in the employee’s contractually obligated hours.