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Active Faculty Participation in the Public Schools.   

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Active participation shall be involvement in a public elementary or secondary school and/or district office in a competency area related to the faculty member's assignment in the professional preparation program.

Acceptable activities for meeting the requirement for active participation by faculty members affected by this statute are those activities which enhance the professional development of the faculty through direct involvement in public schools and classrooms and/or the administrative functions of the public schools. Such involvement shall consist of either (a) or (b):

(a) For faculty members whose assignment is to teach one or more courses in teaching methods such involvement shall include:

(1) Direct instructional interaction with students in a classroom setting during the regular school day for a minimum of one-half the time assigned for each faculty member to participate in the public schools.

(2) The other half of the assigned time may also include the following activities conducted within the context of the classroom for a maximum of one-half the time assigned for each faculty member to participate in the public schools:

(A) In-service education/staff development for school personnel and faculty.

(s) Curriculum development.

(C) Research grants and/or pilot projects related to the schools.

(D) Educational service to school districts and/or county offices.

(E) Clinical supervision of student teachers and/or in-service of classroom teachers.

(b) For faculty members whose assignment is to teach one or more courses relating to administrative methods, such involvement shall include participation in the administrative and instructional functions of the public schools and may include:

(1) Direct interaction with students, teachers and administrators during the regular school day.

(A) Administrative service to school districts and/or county offices.

(B) Other educational service to school districts and/or county offices.

(C) Direct instructional interaction with students in a classroom setting during the regular school day.

(D) Inservice education/staff development for school personnel and faculty.

(E) Research grants and/or pilot projects

(F) Curriculum development.

(2) Supervision of administrative fieldwork or internships may count for a maximum of one-half the time assigned for each faculty member to participate in the public schools.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(b)

Reference:

Education Code 44227.5

(Amended by Register 92, No. 14.)