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5 CA ADC § 53602Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: April 16, 2023

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 5. Education
Division 6. California Community Colleges
Chapter 4. Employees
Subchapter 7. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (Deia) in Evaluation and Tenure Review
Effective: April 16, 2023
5 CCR § 53602
§ 53602. Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Evaluation and Tenure Review Processes.
(a) District governing boards shall adopt policies for the evaluation of employee performance, including tenure reviews, that requires demonstrated, or progress toward, proficiency in the locally-developed DEIA competencies or those published by the Chancellor pursuant to section 53601.
(b) The evaluation of district employees must include consideration of an employee's demonstrated, or progress toward, proficiency in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility DEIA-related competencies that enable work with diverse communities, as required by section 53425. District employees must have or establish proficiency in DEIA-related performance to teach, work, or lead within California community colleges.
(c) To advance DEIA principles in community college employment, districts shall:
(1) include DEIA competencies and criteria as a minimum standard for evaluating the performance of all employees;
(2) ensure that evaluators have a consistent understanding of how to evaluate employees on DEIA competencies and criteria;
(3) set clear expectations regarding employee performance related to DEIA principles, appropriately tailored to the employee's classification;
(4) place significant emphasis on DEIA competencies in employee evaluation and tenure review processes to support employee growth, development, and career advancement;
(5) ensure professional development opportunities support employee development of DEIA competencies that contribute to an inclusive campus and classroom culture and equitable student outcomes;
(6) ensure an evaluation process that provides employees an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of DEIA and anti-racist competencies.
(7) include proposed or active implementation goals to integrate DEIA principles as a part of the district's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan required by section 53003.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 66030, 66050, 66051, 66052, 66053, 66700, 70901, 87356, 87360, 87626, 88003 and 88076, Education Code. Reference: Section 70901, Education Code.
1. New section filed 3-17-2023; operative 4-16-2023. Submitted to OAL for filing and printing only pursuant to Education Code 70901.5 (Register 2023, No. 14).
This database is current through 5/10/24 Register 2024, No. 19.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 53602, 5 CA ADC § 53602
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