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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

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

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 30. SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS [56000 - 56865]

  ( Part 30 repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [56000 - 56070]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

ARTICLE 4. Substitute Teachers [56060 - 56063]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. )

56060.
  

A noncredentialed person shall not substitute for any special education certificated position.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. Effective July 28, 1980.)

56061.
  

A person holding a valid credential authorizing substitute teaching may serve as a substitute for the appropriately credentialed special education teacher as follows:

(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), the employer shall not employ an inappropriately credentialed substitute teacher for a period of more than 20 cumulative school days for each special education teacher absent during each school year.

(b) Upon application by the district or county office, the superintendent may approve an extension of 20 school days in addition to those authorized by subdivision (a).

(c) Only in extraordinary circumstances may an additional number of days be granted beyond the 40 school days provided for by subdivisions (a) and (b). Such additional days shall be granted in writing by the superintendent. The superintendent shall report to the board on all requests granted for an additional number of days pursuant to this subdivision.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. Effective July 28, 1980.)

56062.
  

The employer shall use the following priorities in placing substitute teachers in special education classrooms:

(a) A substitute teacher with the appropriate special education credential or credentials.

(b) A substitute teacher with any other special education credential or credentials.

(c) A substitute teacher with a regular teaching credential.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. Effective July 28, 1980.)

56063.
  

The employer shall be responsible for seeking, and maintaining lists of, appropriately credentialed substitute teachers. The employer shall contact institutions of higher education with approved special education programs for possible recommendations of appropriately credentialed special education personnel.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 797, Sec. 9. Effective July 28, 1980.)

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