(a) Any funding appropriated for purposes of this article shall be allocated to the community college districts that provide professional development opportunities to both faculty and staff. Funding shall be disbursed in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board of governors.
(b) Community college districts that receive funding pursuant to this section shall include the employee's time used participating in the Community College Professional Development Program in the employee's contractually obligated hours.
(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch 473, Sec. 4.)