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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 7. COMMUNITY COLLEGES [70900 - 88922]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 48. COMMUNITY COLLEGES, EDUCATION PROGRAMS [78015 - 79500]

  ( Part 48 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. Education Programs [78015 - 78052]

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

ARTICLE 1.5. Contract Education [78020 - 78023]
  ( Article 1.5 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 493, Sec. 2. )

78020.
  

For purposes of this article:

(a) “Contract education” means those situations in which a community college district contracts with a public or private entity for the purposes of providing instruction or services or both by the community college.

(b) “Credit” refers to any class offered for community college credit, regardless of whether the class generates state apportionments.

(c) “Noncredit” refers to courses that meet the criteria for apportionment pursuant to Section 84757.

(d) “Not-for-credit” refers to classes, including community services classes, that are offered without credit and that are not eligible for apportionments pursuant to Section 84757.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 654, Sec. 16. Effective October 7, 2005.)

78021.
  

(a) The governing board of any community college district may establish, or with one or more community college districts may establish, contract education programs within or outside the state by agreement with any public or private agency, corporation, association, or any other person or body, to provide specific educational programs or training to meet the specific needs of these bodies.

(b) The contracting community college district or districts shall recover, from all revenue sources, including, but not necessarily limited to, public and private sources, or any combination thereof, an amount equal to, but not less than, the actual costs, including administrative costs, incurred in providing these programs or training.

(c) The attendance of students in these contract education programs shall not be included for purposes of calculating the full-time equivalent students (FTES) for apportionments to these districts, unless all statutory and regulatory conditions for generating FTES are met.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 654, Sec. 17. Effective October 7, 2005.)

78022.
  

(a) Faculty in all credit and noncredit contract education classes shall be selected and hired according to procedures existing in a community college district for the selection of instructors for credit classes.

(b) Faculty teaching credit and noncredit contract education classes shall be compensated in the same manner as comparable faculty in the regular, noncontract education program. This subdivision does not apply to faculty teaching in contract education programs conducted outside California for the United States armed forces, unless the faculty member is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

(c) Faculty teaching credit or noncredit contract education classes shall be evaluated according to the procedures used for the evaluation of faculty in the regular, noncontract education program.

(d) Faculty teaching not-for-credit contract education classes shall be compensated in the same manner as faculty in the regular, noncontract education program if the course meets the same standards as a course in the credit curriculum. This subdivision does not apply to faculty teaching in contract education programs conducted outside California for the United States armed forces, unless the faculty member is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

(e) Faculty teaching not-for-credit contract educational programs shall be evaluated according to procedures specified in the contract between the community college district and the public or private entity to establish the program.

(f) This section shall not be construed to restrict the appearance of guest lecturers in any programs or classes operated by a community college district.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 166, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1995.)

78023.
  

(a) Nonprofit public benefit corporations that are not organized as auxiliary organizations pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 72670) of Chapter 6 of Part 45 and are conducting contract education programs shall not use the name of a community college district or of a college of a community college district.

(b) A nonprofit public benefit corporation that is not organized as an auxiliary organization pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 72670) of Chapter 6 of Part 45 and is conducting contract education programs shall not employ the resources and staff of a community college district without full compensation for all related costs.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 493, Sec. 2.)

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