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DP370 NEG – Alternative Leave Day—Licensed

  • Effective: 5/27/1997
  • Revision: 9/8/2009
  • Reviewed: 4/26/13

  1. Board Directive
    It is the directive of the Board to allow eligible licensed employees an alternative leave day each year and authorizes the Administration to implement a policy for an alternative leave day for licensed employees.
  2. Administrative Policy
    The alternative leave policy shall be administered according to the following administrative policy provisions:

    1. Each eligible licensed employee shall be allowed one (1) day of alternative leave per year.
    2. Employees taking alternative leave shall be required to pay the cost of a long-term substitute.
    3. Alternative leave is non-accumulative.
    4. Employees shall give at least one day's notice of the intent to take alternative leave.
    5. Alternative leave may not be used during parent/teacher conferences, on a contract day prior to the first day of school, or during the first five or last five days of the school year.
    6. Alternative leave may not be used the day before or after a personal leave day is taken.
    7. Alternative leave may not be used to seek other employment.