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Cautionary Notice: As added and amended by SBX3 4 (Ch. 12, Third Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), ABX4 2 (Ch. 2, Fourth Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), and SB 70 (Ch. 7, Statutes of 2011), Education Code 42605 grants districts flexibility in "Tier 3" categorical programs. The Southern Trinity Joint Unified School District has accepted this flexibility and thus is deemed in compliance with the statutory or regulatory program and funding requirements for these programs for the 2008-09 through 2014-15 fiscal years. As a result, the district may temporarily suspend certain provisions of the following policy or regulation that reflect these requirements. For further information, please contact the Superintendent or designee.

The Board of Trustees recognizes that professional development opportunities enhance employee effectiveness and contribute to personal growth. Staff development for management, supervisory and confidential personnel shall be designed to guide instructional improvement, build leadership skills, and enhance overall management efficiency.

(cf. 4119.21/4219.21/4319.21 - Professional Standards)

The Superintendent or designee shall develop a plan for administrator support and development activities based on a systematic assessment of the needs of district students and staff and aligned to the district's vision and goals. The Board desires that all administrators participate in planning activities that are pertinent to their specific areas of responsibility.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

Within budget parameters, the Superintendent or designee may approve participation in activities that will benefit individual administrators and enhance their contributions to the district.

(cf. 3350 - Travel Expenses)

The Superintendent or designee shall evaluate the benefit to staff and students of professional development activities.

Legal Reference:


44510-44517 Principal training program

44681-44689.2 Administrator training and evaluation

60119 Instructional materials funds

Management Resources:


California Professional Standards for Educational Leaders, 2001




Association of California School Administrators:

California School Leadership Academy:


adopted: November 14, 2012 Mad River, California