4510.10: Association Leave

I. The membership of the teachers' organization recognized by the Board of Education will be granted a maximum aggregate total of eighteen (18) excused absences during a single school year to attend professional meetings of the teachers' association or other association obligations. 

II. The cost of these days will be shared equally by the District and the teachers’ association. The association will pay half the cost of a substitute teacher for any days its member employees are absent for association leave. 

III. Requests for association leave shall be reviewed by the association president and by the employee’s immediate supervi­sor before being submitted to the Human Resources Office for consideration. The request for association leave shall state how the release time will be used by the member employee. 

Date of Adoption
March 3, 1980
Date of Revision
September 7, 1993
March 17, 2003
February 21, 2011
November 6, 2017