(a) There is created an account within the state board titled the Strategic Staff Development Fund. The allocation of balances which accrue in the General School Fund shall be transferred to the Strategic Staff Development Fund each year when the balances become available. Any remaining funds transferred to the Strategic Staff Development Fund during the fiscal year shall be carried over for use in the same manner the next fiscal year and shall be separate and apart from, and in addition to, the transfer of funds from the General School Fund for the next fiscal year.
(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. The state board is required to report to the
Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability before
December 1, annually, on the effectiveness of the staff development
resulting from expenditures in this fund.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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