(a) No later than 20 days prior to formal review before the Committee pursuant to section 80310, the holder or applicant may request an opportunity to personally appear before the Committee during the formal review to respond, under oath, to questions from the Committee.
(b) Upon receipt of a request for an appearance, staff shall schedule a specific day and time to appear before the Committee during the formal review. Staff shall also notify all complaints and the last known employer, of the scheduled appearance. This notice shall state that the complainant and/or employer may also appear to offer relevant testimony before the committee.
(c) If the holder or applicant is unable to appear before the Committee at scheduled time, the Committee shall conduct the meeting, as noticed pursuant to section 80310, without an appearance. The Committee may grant a continuance if an emergency situation exists.
Education Code 44225 (q)
Education Code 44244
(Added by Register 97, No. 32.)