(b) The money in the strategic staff development fund shall be used by the state board to provide staff development in schools, counties or both that the state board determines need additional resources. Additionally, the state board shall use a reasonable amount of the money from the strategic staff development fund to contract with an independent evaluator chosen by the state board to evaluate the effectiveness with which the money was used for staff development. The state board is required to report to the legislative oversight commission on education accountability before the first day of December of each year:
(1) The amount of each expenditure;
(2) The purpose of each expenditure; and
(3) The effectiveness of the staff development resulting from each expenditure.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session