Any person employed by a school district or by a county superintendent of schools in a position requiring certification qualifications who accepts a professional education position in the Department of Education, the appointment to which is, or is intended to become, permanent, shall have transferred with him to the Department of Education his accumulated leave of absence for illness or injury. The amount of such leave to be transferred shall be determined in the same manner as provided in Section 44979, except in no case may the transferred accumulated sick leave exceed that amount of accumulated sick leave that the person would have earned as an employee in the system to which he is transferring. All other provisions of Section 44979 shall also apply to the employees and employers described in this section.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)
Education Code 44979