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Chapter 6. Curriculum And Instruction Subchapter 7. Contract Education Article 1. Contracts With Providers Of Career Technical Education   

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(a) "Vocational education contract" or "career technical education contract" means a written agreement between any community college district and a contractor which meets standards prescribed herein to provide career technical instruction to students enrolled in community colleges. Such agreements shall also be required to comply with the provisions of article 5 (commencing with section 8090) of chapter 1, part 6 of the Education Code.

(b) "The California State Plan for Vocational Education" or "Carl D. Perkins Career Technical Education Act of 2006 California State Plan" means an official agreement between the United States Commissioner of Education and the California State Board of Education which provides standards, policies, and procedures that shall apply to the operation of various phases of career technical education to qualify for financial support from the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-270), or any successor federal legislation.

(c) "Contractor" as used in section 55602 means any private postsecondary school authorized or approved pursuant to the provisions of chapter 7 of part 59 of division 10 of the Education Code (commencing with section 94700), and which has been in operation not less than two (2) full calendar years prior to the effective date of the contract, to provide career technical skill training authorized by the Education Code and this subchapter.

(d) "Eligible costs" means all direct and indirect related instructional costs but does not include expenditures for capital outlay (object of expenditure code 6000 as defined in the California Community Colleges Budget and Accounting Manual).

(e) "Public or private postsecondary educational institution in a neighboring state that borders on the district boundary" for purposes of Education Code section 8092.5 means a public or private institution which:

(1) is located in a neighboring state that borders on the district boundary; and

(2) is a contractor under subdivision (c); or

(3) a private postsecondary school that meets standards established by the Chancellor.

(f) "Qualified faculty of the district" for purposes of section 55630(e) may include persons who have entered into contracts with the district pursuant to section 58058(b).

Authority cited:

Education Code 8092

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Education Code 71024


Education Code 2301

Education Code 70901

(Added by Register 2007, No. 35.)