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Within 30 days of any change in the employment status of a credential holder working in a position requiring a credential made as a result of an allegation of misconduct, the Superintendent shall report the change to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The report shall be made whenever one of the following actions is taken as a result of alleged misconduct: (Education Code 44242.5; 5 CCR 80303)

1. Dismissal

(cf. 4117.4 - Dismissal)

2. Nonreelection/nonreemployment

(cf. 4117.6 - Decision Not to Rehire)

3. Suspension for more than 10 days

(cf. 4118 - Suspension/Disciplinary Action)

4. Placement on unpaid administrative leave for more than 10 days pursuant to a final adverse employment action

5. Resignation or other departure from employment

(cf. 4117.2 - Resignation)

The report shall contain all known information about each alleged act of misconduct by the employee. (5 CCR 80303)

The report shall be made regardless of any proposed or actual agreement, settlement or stipulation between the district and the employee not to make such a report. The report shall also be made if the allegations are withdrawn in consideration of the employee's resignation, retirement or other failure to contest the truth of the allegations. (5 CCR 80303)

The Superintendent shall inform the employee in writing of the contents of 5 CCR 80303 upon a change in employment status as a result of alleged misconduct. (5 CCR 80303)

(cf. 4112.9/4212.9/4312.9 - Employee Notifications)

Notice of Other Violations

The Superintendent or designee may notify the Commission on Teacher Credentialing of any of the following: (Education Code 44242.5)

1. A complaint received by the district regarding a credential holder's alleged sexual misconduct

The notice shall contain all of the following information: (5 CCR 80304)

a. Name of the employee alleged to have engaged in the sexual misconduct

b. Name, age and address of each victim of the alleged sexual misconduct

c. A summary of all information known to the district regarding the alleged sexual misconduct

d. A summary of the action, if any, taken at the district level in response to the complaint of sexual misconduct

(cf. 1312.1 - Complaints Concerning District Employees)

(cf. 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11 - Sexual Harassment)

(cf. 5145.7 - Sexual Harassment)

2. Refusal, without good cause, to fulfill a valid employment contract, or departure from district service without the consent of the Superintendent or Board (Education Code 44420)

3. Knowing and willful use of student records in connection with, or in implicit or explicit attempts to recruit a student to be a customer for, any business owned by the credential holder or in which the credential holder is an employee (Education Code 44421.1)

4. Knowing and willful reporting of false fiscal expenditure data relative to the conduct of any educational program (Education Code 44421.5)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

44009 Conviction of specified crimes

44010 Sex offense - definitions

44011 Controlled substance offense - definitions

44225 Powers and duties of the CTC

44242.5 Reports and review of alleged misconduct

44420-44440 Adverse actions by CTC against credential holder

44940 Sex offenses and narcotic offenses; compulsory leave of absence

44940.5 Compulsory leave of absence

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

80303 Reports of change in employment status, alleged misconduct

80304 Notice of sexual misconduct

Management Resources:

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS

California's Laws and Rules Pertaining to the Discipline of Professional Certificated Personnel, 2007

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Regulation REDWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: November 4, 2009 Redwood City, California