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  • Effective: 6/25/2002
  • Revision: 7/10/2007
  • Reviewed: 5/28/2013

  1. Board Policy
    The Board recognizes the need for guidelines relating to the absence of classified personnel to engage in activities within employee agent groups. The Administration is directed to administer guidelines for released time for classified personnel for employee agent activities.
  2. Administration Policy
    The following policy will be administered for released time for classified personnel employee agent group activities:

    1. The president of the employee agent group may be released as outlined in Policy A5B NEG – Released Time for Classified Employee Agent Group President.
    2. No employee shall be given approval for release from his/her duties for activities unless the release is requested in advance in writing by the employee agent group and approved in writing by the Superintendent or designee.  All duties performed by employees on paid employee agent leave must directly benefit the District.
    3. No employee other than the employee agent group president (see Policy A5B NEG) involved in Association activities that do not directly benefit the District shall be given approval for released time in excess of five (5) days in any one school year.
    4. The appropriate salary and benefit costs for employees granted released time for activities including those that do not directly benefit the District shall be assessed to the employee agent group.  This will be accomplished through remittance of such fees to the District from the respective employee agent group.
    5. Leave records with associated costs will be on file in the Human Resources Department.

  • Effective: 6/19/2001
  • Revision: 6/12/2007
  • Reviewed: 6/10/2014

  1. Board Directive
    The Board authorizes the release of the classified employee agent group president as specified below and directs the Administration to allow such absences according to the following provisions.
  2. Administrative Policy
    The following administrative policy provisions shall be followed in administering this policy:

    1. The employee agent group president, when serving on a released-time basis, will be released from his/her current assignment.  The employee agent will reimburse the District the total salary and benefits of the president for such released time.
    2. The released time president will declare whether it is his/her intention to return to his/her assignment previously held.  If so, at the completion of his/her term of office, the Association president will be returned to the school building, department or site where previously assigned.
    3. The right of return to the same position will exist for a maximum of two (2) years.  If a request is made for an additional term of office, the president will be guaranteed a return to the District in a position for which he/she is qualified.  The return after three (3) years may not necessarily be in the same building, department, or site which the president left.
    4. If appropriate, the individual(s) replacing the released-time president will be advised that the placement is for a limited term.
    5. Time served as released president will be counted for purposes of experience credit on the District salary schedule.  The released president will accrue all sick leave, personal leave and other leave allowed by District policy.
    6. If the employee agent group president is not serving on a full-time released-time basis, the following provisions will apply:
      1. The employee agent shall be allowed up to twenty-five (25) days per year for its president to perform employee agent business.
      2. The employee agent shall pay appropriate salary and benefit costs for days used up to twenty-five (25).
      3. These twenty-five (25) working days of release time do not include time spent on District-assigned  committee/task force meetings.
      4. For time spent on District-assigned committee/task force meetings, the employee agent group president must present a document to his/her supervisor, signed by the Superintendent, authorizing the released time.
      5. The normal notification procedures used for leave shall be followed.

  • Effective: 7/1/1980
  • Revision: 9/8/2009
  • Reviewed: 5/28/2013

  1. Board Directive
    The Board recognizes the need for guidelines relating to the absence of licensed personnel to engage in activities within employee agent groups.  The Administration is directed to administer guidelines for released time for licensed personnel for released-time activities.
  2. Administrative Policy
    The following policy will be administered for released time for licensed personnel for employee agent group activities:

    1. The president of the employee agent group may be released as outlined in District Policy A5—NEG – Released Time for Licensed Employee Agent Group President.
    2. No employee shall be given approval for release from his/her duties for activities unless the release is requested in advance in writing by the employee agent group and approved in writing by the Superintendent or designee.
    3. No employee other than the employee agent group president (see Policy A5—NEG) involved in activities that do not directly benefit the District shall be given approval for released time in excess of five (5) days in any one school year.
    4. The appropriate salary and benefit costs for employees granted released time for activities including those that do not directly benefit the District shall be assessed to the employee agent group.  This will be accomplished through remittance of such fees to the District from the respective employee agent group.
    5. Leave records with associated costs will be on file in the Human Resources Department.

  • Effective: 5/24/1977
  • Revision: 8/11/2009
  • Reviewed: 4/26/13

  1. Board Policy
    The Board authorizes the release of the licensed employee agent group president as specified below and directs the Administration to allow such absences according to the following provisions:
  2. Administration Policy
    The following guidelines shall be followed in administering this policy:
    Guidelines

    1. The employee agent group president, when serving on a full-time or half-time basis, will be released from his/her teaching position for the equivalent amount of time.  The employee agent will reimburse the District the comparable salary and benefits for such released time.
    2. The released-time president will declare by February 1 whether it is his/her intention to return to the teaching assignment previously held.  If so, at the completion of his/her term of office, the employee agent group president will be returned to the school building where previously assigned.  The assignment will be in the major and/or minor field of certification.  The right of return will not include reassignment of extra curricular or appointed positions previously held.
    3. The right of return to the same position will exist for a maximum of two (2) years.  If a request is made for a second two-year period, the president will be guaranteed a return to the District in a position for which he/she is qualified.  The return after four (4) years may not necessarily be in the same building which the president left.
    4. If appropriate, the individual(s) replacing the released-time president will be advised that the placement is for a limited term.
    5. Time served as released president will be counted for purposes of experience credit on the District salary schedule.  The released president will accrue all sick leave, personal leave and other leave allowed by District policy.
      If the employee agent group president is not serving on a full-time or half-time basis, the following provisions will apply:

      1. The employee agent shall be allowed up to twenty-five (25) days per year for its president to perform employee agent business.
      2. The employee agent shall pay appropriate salary and benefit costs for days used up to twenty-five (25) days.
      3. For continuity of the teaching programs, the same substitute shall be used whenever possible.
      4. The normal notification procedure used for substitutes shall be followed.