4113 – Personnel – Certificated Personnel – Certificated Assignment

Policy – x
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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 12/04/2003

In order to serve the best interests of students and the educational program, the Superintendent or designee shall assign certificated personnel to positions for which their preparation, certification, experience and aptitude qualify them.

Teachers may be assigned to any school within the District in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.

The Governing Board encourages the assignment of experienced and fully credentialed teachers, including those who have attained National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification, to schools with the greatest need to improve student achievement.

The Superintendent or designee may assign holders of a credential other than an emergency permit, with their consent, to teach subjects outside their credential authorization in departmentalized classes, pursuant to Education Code 44258.3. The Superintendent or designee shall develop procedures to verify the subject matter knowledge of the teacher before any such assignment is made. These procedures shall be developed with the assistance of subject matter specialists and shall be submitted to the Board for approval.

The Superintendent or designee shall periodically report to the Board on any teacher mis-assignments

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35035 Additional powers and duties of superintendent

37616 Assignment of teachers to year-round schools

44250-44279 Credentials and assignments of teachers

44395-44398 Incentives for assigning NBPTS-certified teachers to low-performing schools

44824 Assignment of teachers to weekend classes

44955 Reduction in number of employees

GOVERNMENT CODE

3543.2 Scope of representation

WEB SITES:  Commission on Teacher Credentialing: www.ctc.ca.gov

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