Education Leave

Approved by:
Board of Trustees

Revised Date:

The library director may grant full-time employees leave with pay at up to a maximum of 4 hours per week during work hours or .75 hours leave for each credit hour of class taken in order to take courses beyond the minimum educational requirements for initial employment. The employee shall be enrolled in a clearly defined program of study that will improve the performance of the job currently held. The employee must submit an Educational Leave Request Form to their immediate supervisor every semester. Requests that conflict with the schedule in the work area will be denied. A staff member approved to use educational leave must submit a progress report at the end of each semester and is required to successfully complete each class with a passing grade of C or higher to be eligible to be granted educational leave the following semester or more than once in a six (6) month period.

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