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Home Economics Careers and Technology Vocational Unit   

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(a) There is hereby created within the State Department of Education the Home Economics Careers and Technology Career Technical Education Unit, to be staffed by qualified home economics education-trained personnel, to assist school districts in the establishment and maintenance of the educational programs provided for by this article.

(b) The staffing of the unit shall be at least 3.3 personnel-years.

(c) The State Supervisor of the Home Economics Careers and Technology Career Technical Education Unit, under the direction of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, shall have responsibility for the administration of the program set forth in this article, as well as for the articulation of the program to the requirements and mandates of federally assisted career technical education.

(d) An appropriate number of employees shall serve as program consultants in the Home Economics Careers and Technology Career Technical Education Unit, and shall be available to provide assistance to school districts. To the extent possible, the program consultants shall be geographically located in areas that are most readily accessible to the school districts they assist. At least one consultant shall be responsible for the coordination of the leadership development activities of pupil home economics careers and technology organizations and associations.

(e) The State Department of Education shall accomplish the staffing of the Home Economics Careers and Technology Career Technical Education Unit in compliance with this article by reassigning priorities in staff assignments within the department so that the staffing results in no new costs to the state.

(Amended by Stats 2000, Ch. 1058, Sec. 92)