4131.5 – Personnel – Certificated Personnel – Professional Growth

Policy – x
Regulation –
Exhibit –

Adopted – 1/4/1996
Revised –
The Governing Board recognizes its obligation to help teachers meet their responsibility for fulfilling the professional growth requirements of their credentials. The Board expects that the increased competence attained by these teachers during their professional growth activities will contribute significantly to the district’s educational program.

Title 5, Section 80556 requires the Superintendent or designee to designate one or more credentialed persons as professional growth advisors. Title 5, Section 80556 also mandates the district to adopt policies and procedures for the selection of these advisors.

The Superintendent or designee shall maintain procedures for the selection of professional growth advisors. These procedures shall be designed to provide for the best possible match between teachers and advisors.

The Board may appoint one or more professional growth panels to participate in selecting, orienting and assisting professional growth advisors. (Title 5, Section 80556)

The Board may appoint one or more professional growth panels to resolve disputes between teachers and professional growth advisors. (Title 5, Section 80556)

The Superintendent or designee shall provide the Board with recommendations for panel membership. Panels may include administrators, teachers, parents and other members of the community.

EC 44277-279, CODE OF REGS, TITLE 5 80550-565. PGTA Master Contract, pp 6.

CSBA Date – 12/90

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