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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 32. STATE SPECIAL SCHOOLS AND CENTERS [59000 - 59300]

  ( Heading of Part 32 amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 759, Sec. 48. )

CHAPTER 3. Diagnostic Centers [59200 - 59220]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 759, Sec. 59. )

ARTICLE 1. Administration [59200 - 59205]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

59200.
  

There are three diagnostic centers, to be known and designated as Diagnostic Center, Northern California, Diagnostic Center, Central California, and Diagnostic Center, Southern California.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 759, Sec. 60. Effective September 21, 1992.)

59201.
  

The diagnostic centers are a part of the public school system of the state, except that they derive no revenue from the State School Fund. The diagnostic centers provide services, including pupil assessment, consultation, technical assistance, and training, to school districts, county offices of education, and special education local plan areas.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 60. Effective September 30, 2002.)

59202.
  

The centers are under the administration of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 759, Sec. 62. Effective September 21, 1992.)

59203.
  

The Superintendent of Public Instruction, in relation to the diagnostic centers, shall do all of the following:

(a) Prescribe rules for the government of the centers.

(b) Appoint the directors of the centers and other officers and employees.

(c) Remove for cause any officer, teacher, or employee.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 61. Effective September 30, 2002.)

59204.5.
  

The Superintendent of Public Instruction, in connection with the diagnostic centers and in cooperation with public and private agencies, may:

(a) Conduct projects designed to meet needs of those categories of disabled children selected by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(b) Serve as a demonstration program to promote personnel development through in-service education, internships, and professional observations for education personnel, in cooperation with institutions of higher education and local education agencies.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 63. Effective September 30, 2002.)

59205.
  

(a) The Department of Human Resources shall consider making salaries for teachers, specialists, and administrators of the Diagnostic Center, Southern California, the Diagnostic Center, Central California, and the Diagnostic Center, Northern California, competitive with the salaries of similarly qualified school teachers, specialists, and administrators who are employed by the encompassing school districts.

(b) For purposes of this section, “teachers,” “teacher specialists,” and “administrators” mean those individuals who hold the appropriate teaching, service, or teaching and administrative credential, as appropriate, as issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, as determined by the employing state agency.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 665, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 2013.)

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