TITLE 5. Education
Division 6. California Community Colleges
Chapter 6. Curriculum and Instruction
Subchapter 8. Academic Calendar
Article 2. Flexible Calendar Operations
§55720. Offering Classes Under Flexible Calendar: Accountability of Employees Under Contract for 175 Days; Activities
55720. Offering Classes Under Flexible Calendar: Accountability of Employees Under Contract for 175 Days; Activities
- Subject to the approval of the Chancellor pursuant to Section 55724, a community college district may designate an amount of time in each fiscal year for employees to conduct staff, student, and instructional improvement activities. These activities may be conducted at any time during the fiscal year. The time designated for these activities shall be known as "flexible time."
- A district with an approved flexible calendar may designate as flexible time for an employee not more than 8.57 percent of that employee's contractual obligation for hours of classroom instruction which are eligible for state apportionments in that academic year, exclusive of any intersessions.
- Pursuant to Section 55726, a district with an approved flexible calendar shall ensure that all employees under contract with the district work at least 175 days, including flexible days, in each academic year.
[NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 66700, 70901 and 84890, Education Code. Reference: Sections 70901 and 84890, Education Code.]
For further information and review of Title 5 and Flexible Calendar, go to the California Code of Regulation's web site and review Title 5, Division 6, Chapter 6, Subchapter 8.