Employee Handbook

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Administration and Departments

I. Introduction

II. Organization Of Unit
A. Board of Educational Service Unit 8
B. Administration of the Unit
C. Department Coordinators
D. Governance of the Unit

III. Working Conditions
A. Individual Responsibility
B. Work Week
C. Attendance and Punctuality

IV. Compensation and Terms of Employment
A. Certified/Nursing Staff Members
1. Salary
a. Salary Schedule
b. Base Salary
c. Initial Placement
d. Movement on Schedule
e. Filing of Transcripts
f. Advanced Degree Beyond the MA
g. Administrative Increment
h. Longevity Incentive
2. Fringe Benefits
3. Leaves
a. Sick Leave
b. Bereavement Leave
c. Personal Leave
d. Professional Leave
4. Grievance Procedure
5. Calendar
6. Mileage and Approved Expenses
B. Non-Certified Staff Members
1. Salary
a. Salary Schedule
b. Base Salary
c. Initial Placement
d. Longevity Incentive
2. Fringe Benefits
3. Leaves
a. Sick Leave
b. Bereavement Leave
c. Personal Leave
d. Professional Leave
4. Calendar
5. Mileage and Approved Expenses
6. Paid Holidays
7. Vacation
8. Snow Days
C. Compensation
D. Mileage and Expense Claims
E. Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals (First-time Hired)
F. Inclement Weather

V. Title IX, Drug-Free, Smoking
A. Title IX and Section 504
B. Drug-Free Workplace Policy
C. Smoking Policy

VI. Facilities, Equipment
A. Use of Equipment, Materials and Supplies
B. Use of Facilities

VII. Miscellaneous
A. Purchases
B. Committees, Offices and Professional Presentations
C. Confidential Information
D. Relationship With Local Schools
E. Contract Release