(a) This article shall apply to the University of California only during periods for which the Legislature has appropriated funds therefor in the annual Budget Act and the Regents of the University of California have accepted the funds.
(b) This article shall not apply to the University of California unless and until the Regents of the University of California act, by resolution, to make it applicable.
(c) The Regents of the University of California are requested to jointly develop with the Trustees of California State University and the independent colleges and universities, the institutes described in this article, to be administered by the University of California, in partnership with the California State University and with private, independent universities in California.
(d) Each participant who satisfactorily completes an institute authorized by this article shall receive a stipend commensurate with the duration of the institute, of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) nor more than two thousand dollars ($2,000), as determined by the University of California. However, in making this determination, the University of California may not exceed the amount provided in the Budget Act for stipends for each of the institutes authorized by this article and must serve at each institute the number of participants specified pursuant to this section.
(e) Commencing July 2001, and each fiscal year thereafter, the number of participants receiving instruction through each of these institutes shall be designated in the annual Budget Act.
(f) These institutes shall be developed in accordance with all of the criteria specified in each section, as described therein.
(g) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on a case-by-case basis, and subject to the concurrence of the State Board of Education that priorities for service to high-need schools are met, the University of California and the programs authorized pursuant to Sections 99220 through 99226, inclusive, may serve prekindergarten teachers, kindergarten teachers, and teachers of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, in participating school districts with programs in reading or mathematics when the average of the reading or mathematics portions of the achievement test authorized pursuant to Section 60640 is at or below the priority level for service in schools otherwise served by the California Professional Development Institutes.
(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 664, Sec. 72.)
Education Code 60640
Education Code 99220
Education Code 99226