The governing board of any school district may establish a staff development project to improve high school teachers' instructional skills pursuant to this article.
A staff development project may include, but not be limited to, the following components, as determined by the governing board:
(a) A statement of the school district's objectives in establishing the project, specifying the school district's particular needs with reference to specialized instructional personnel.
(b) A description of the component parts of the proposed staff development project, including:
(1) Courses to be made available to trainees through arrangements with an institution of higher education, research center, or regional education laboratory; and
(2) Other planned trainee activities.
(c) A statement outlining methods and criteria to be used in selecting trainees for the project.
(d) A statement indicating generally the duration of the program and the number of hours per week each trainee would be involved in designated activities.
(e) A statement describing the manner in which the staff development project is to be evaluated upon termination of a unit of training.
(f) A statement of proposed expenditures and reasonably expected costs, and an outline of proposed federal or state and local fund matching arrangements.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)