Continuing Education Program Sample Clauses

Continuing Education Program. Professional development is a shared responsibility. The Agency agrees to maintain a continuing education program for all nurses. Each nurse is encouraged to present suggestions for improving the program to his/her supervisor. Nurses are expected to attend in-service educational functions during their normal shifts, with the prior approval of the Agency. When it is not possible for a nurse to attend a voluntary in-service educational function during his or her normal shift, the nurse may choose to attend and be compensated for that function held at an alternative time outside of his or her normal shift, provided that the nurse’s attendance does not otherwise cause the nurse to receive a premium or overtime rate of pay. In the event a nurse is required by the Agency to attend in-service educational functions or staff meetings outside of his/her normal work hours, time spent at such functions will be considered as time worked under this Agreement. A minimum of one (1) hour’s pay shall be paid for attendance under the preceding sentence, if the time spent at such functions is not continuous with the nurse’s normal work hours. Voluntary educational functions and staff meetings outside of a nurse’s scheduled hours shall be compensated at the nurse’s straight-time rate of pay without a minimum one (1) hour requirement.
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Continuing Education Program. Under this agreement are those credit programs established by the Board under its Continuing Education program and which are funded under the Continuing Education grant formula.
Continuing Education Program. The Medical Center will maintain a viable continuing education program responsive to the nurses’ needs, regulatory/accreditation requirements, and in conformance with the Medical Center’s patient care objectives and philosophy. Nurses’ attendance at classes or courses sponsored by the Medical Center will be free of charge. In the event a nurse is required by the Medical Center to attend in-service educational functions or staff meetings outside of his/her normal work hours, time spent at such functions will be considered as time worked under this Agreement. A minimum of one (1) hour’s pay shall be paid for attendance under the preceding sentence, if the time spent at such functions is not continuous with the nurse’s normal work hours. Voluntary educational functions and staff meetings outside of a nurse’s scheduled hours shall be compensated at the nurse’s straight-time rate of pay without a minimum one (1) hour requirement.
Continuing Education Program. Section 1. A continuing education program will be defined as workshops, conferences, training sessions, continuing education classes or in-services which contribute to an employee's career development. All employees will be eligible to participate in continuing education programs. Participation will be based on the following guidelines.
Continuing Education Program. Each employee with written approval of the Employer and the County Director of Employee Relations, may participate in educational assistance programs established by the County for job-related studies, as long as the funds are available. The initial tuition cost will be shared by the County and the Employee. Upon appropriate appeal, the County will pay the entire tuition in hardship cases. The Employer and employee will agree on the educational program and upon successful' completion grade. Upon completion of such program and the attainment of such grade, the County will reimburse the employee for that portion of tuition cost not initially paid by the County. However, only one course per semester per student will be allowed. The Employer agrees to provide unemployment compensation insurance coverage for all employees covered by this Agreement as provided by New York State.
Continuing Education Program. Professional development is a shared responsibility. The Medical Center agrees to maintain a continuing education program for all nurses. Each nurse is encouraged to present suggestions for improving the program to his/her supervisor. Nurses are expected to attend inservice educational functions during their normal shifts, with the prior approval of the Medical Center. When it is not possible for a nurse to attend a voluntary inservice educational function during his or her normal shift, the nurse may choose to attend and be compensated for that function held at an alternative time outside of his or her normal shift, provided that the nurse’s attendance does not otherwise cause the nurse to receive a premium or overtime rate of pay. In the event a nurse is required by the Medical Center to attend inservice educational functions or unit staff meetings outside of his/her normal shift, time spent at such functions will be considered as time worked under this Agreement. A minimum of two (2) hours’ pay at the nurse’s Appendix A wage rate shall be paid for attendance under the preceding sentence, if the time spent at such functions is not continuous with the nurse’s normal shift. If a nurse must change her/his work schedule in order to attend such required inservice educational functions, the nurse may (1) either use PTO or take leave without pay to cover all shifts the nurse would have worked if the nurse had been able to maintain her/his work schedule, or (2) arrange with the nurse manager to work a mutually agreeable alternate day within the same work week. Regular nursing unit meetings shall be scheduled by the Medical Center if a majority of the nurses in any unit vote in favor of this type of professional collaborative forum. The Medical Center shall have the discretion to determine whether a nursing unit meeting is required or voluntary.
Continuing Education Program. The program offers regular high school credit courses to adults who wish to receive a high school diploma, a HSE-equivalent diploma, or, individuals with a high school credit or HSE diploma who require math or English refresher courses. FWCS Continuing Education is an official test center for the administration of the Indiana High School Equivalency Assessment HiSET. FWCS also provides the following programs and opportunities: • Neighborhood Connection- Take an enrichment class and broaden your knowledge. • Next Level Jobs Approved Provider – Earn a High Value Technical Certificate. • Certification programs in CNA, CCMA, Patient Access, Welding, CDL and more. • Expectant Mothers Program for women ages 16 and above. • English language Learning program- Providing English classes for free to non-English speakers. Classes are offered at Anthis and are open to all. (18 and over.) • English Language Learners High School • Collaborations with Parkview, INAEYC, Sabert & Xxxxx (ELL classes for employees, CDA & RMA completion for professionals.)
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Continuing Education Program. The Deacon will participate in Continuing Education (also referred to as Ongoing Formation) by attending programs offered by the Diaconate office and by following other specific courses as requested by the Deacon and approved by the Director. It is expected that each Deacon will participate in the equivalent of two continuing Education weekends per year.
Continuing Education Program. Section 12.01: For permanent full-time employees of the bargaining unit who have been in continuous employment with the Town for at least one (1) year, the Town will provide tuition reimbursement for one (1) academic course of up to four (4) semester hours per fiscal year. The maximum reimbursement in any fiscal year will be $420.00 per employee. All courses must be job-related and must be from an accredited institution designed to improve the employee’s performance in his/her particular position. Employees will also be reimbursed for any courses they must take if they are part of a matriculated degree program. Approval for any course must be made in advance of registration and be forwarded to the Human Resources Office with the recommendation of the Department Head. Reimbursement is contingent upon receiving a “B” or better grade or a passing grade in a pass/fail grading system. Reimbursement will be made as above and on the basis of availability of appropriated funds. Management will include appropriate funding in its proposed training budget each year. Effective 7/1/23 Section 12.01: For permanent full-time employees of the bargaining unit who have been in continuous employment with the Town for at least one (1) year, the Town will provide tuition reimbursement for two (2) academic course of up to eight (8) semester hours per fiscal year. The maximum reimbursement in any fiscal year will be $1,000 per employee. All courses must be job-related and must be from an accredited institution designed to improve the employee’s performance in his/her particular position. Employees will also be reimbursed for any courses they must take if they are part of a matriculated degree program. Approval for any course must be made in advance of registration and be forwarded to the Human Resources Office with the recommendation of the Department Head. Reimbursement is contingent upon receiving a “B” or better grade or a passing grade in a pass/fail grading system. Reimbursement will be made as above and on the basis of availability of appropriated funds. Management will include appropriate funding in its proposed training budget each year. The Town shall pay an annual stipend for the following degrees relevant to the employee’s position per the discretion of the Department Head and Human Resources. These stipends shall be paid in pro-rated amounts included in the employees’ paycheck every pay period. These stipends shall not be combined. Bachelor’s Degree - $2,000 Master’s...
Continuing Education Program. 25.1 The Board of Education will fund a continuing education program for members of the bargaining unit and compensate members of the bargaining unit at the rate of fifty dollars ($50.00) per quarter hour and seventy five dollars ($75.00) per semester hour for hours taken in approved courses, provided the members successfully complete additional training. The maximum payment shall be for nine hours per year within a calendar year. The amount paid pursuant to this paragraph shall not exceed the total expenditure established by the Board of Education for this purpose each year. Only a course or courses related to the employee's assignment may be approved by the Superintendent.
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