Professional Leave. Professional leave without pay will be granted to full-time and regular part-time Nurses who are elected to the College of Nurses to attend regularly scheduled meetings of the College of Nurses. Professional leave without pay will be granted to Registered Nurses who are elected to the RNAO to attend regularly scheduled meetings. Professional leave without pay will be granted to Registered Practical Nurses who are elected to the RPNAO to attend regularly scheduled meetings. Sarnia-Lambton
Professional Leave. Professional leave without pay will be granted to full-time and regular part- time employees who are elected to or appointed to the College of Nurses or the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario or the Registered Practical Nurses’ Association of Ontario to attend regularly scheduled meetings of the College of Nurses or the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario or the Registered Practical Nurses’ Association of Ontario subject to the following limitations:
Professional Leave. Employees may be excused for professional reasons without loss of pay after written application to and approval by the Superintendent. The purpose of such leave must be for the benefit of the Minneapolis Public Schools and the written request must be submitted not later than one (1) week in advance of the date of the requested leave. The number of employees requesting leaves and the number of days of leave requested shall be considered in granting or denying requests. Such leave shall not be granted for purposes of achieving relicensure or recertification.
Professional Leave. At the beginning of every school year, the Board shall credit three hundred fifty (350) days to be used by the teachers for the purpose of attending professional meetings, with up to 75 of such days to be used for in-service. Professional meetings include education conferences and workshops, United Teaching Professional meetings, and meetings of other professional groups. Leave for district-sponsored student activities or leave required by the School District through its administrators shall not be classified as professional leave and, therefore, shall not be included in the total credited days. The Association shall appoint one person from each level (elementary, middle, and high school) to serve on a committee with one individual appointed by the Administration, who will establish guidelines for professional leave grants. An Association representative and the Administrative representative will Co-Chair the committee. No more than ten (10) percent of any building staff will be granted professional leave on the same day unless the building principal determines that it would not be a detriment to the educational program of the District. No individual staff member may be granted more than six professional leave days during any school year unless the building principal determines that it would not be a detriment to the educational program of the District. If a representative of the Association needs to attend a regularly scheduled or specially called meeting dealing with Association business, the District shall allow that representative to leave school five (5) minutes after student dismissal to attend the meeting. The amount of time that the representative is released prior to the end of the normal workday will be deducted from the time allowed for Professional Leave at the rate of eight (8) hours equaling one (1) day. If the representative has an assigned duty when an Association meeting is called, the representative will be responsible for securing a qualified replacement. Once professional leave is granted by the Association, the applicant shall receive full salary from the District. Professional leave requests approved by the Association shall be communicated to the supervisor or principal of the appropriate school at least five (5) school days prior to the day the professional leave is to commence. If, during the school year, additional professional leave days are needed by the Association, the President of the Association may request from the Board add...
Professional Leave. Professional leave of one (1) day per year may be granted to teaching personnel for the purpose of visiting other elementary and secondary schools to observe classes, workshops and conferences that will benefit the school program at Xxxxxxx and other professional activities approved by the administration. Requests must be made at least seven (7) days prior to the date of requested leave. Requests for professional days must be submitted and approved by the administration. Additional days may be granted with the approval of the administration. Teachers shall be reimbursed the cost of the conference registration fee and mileage if funds are available. If funds are not available and the leave is approved, the teacher may elect to go at his/her own expense. The administration may require the staff member to provide a written and/or oral presentation to all interested parties after school not later than fifteen (15) school days after taking the leave. If such a requirement is made, the staff member will be required to notify the administration and all professional staff of the post-conference meeting.
Professional Leave. Professional Leave may be granted by the supervisor, upon the written request of the bargaining unit member at least sixty (60) days in advance, for such purpose as education, service in a professional organization in the bargaining unit member's field, and professional advancement. The bargaining unit member's request shall demonstrate the benefit of the leave to both the bargaining unit member and the University. Such leave shall be without pay or benefits.
Professional Leave. Professional leave with pay may be granted to teachers by the Board upon the recommendation of the Superintendent. A building principal may recommend that more than one (1) member of the building staff may attend a conference subject to the provisions of this section. Professional leave is defined as leave to participate in conventions, conferences, workshops, and school visitations, attendance at which will contribute to the improvement of the Merrillville Community School Corporation's instructional program. Applications for professional leave must be submitted to the building principal. The request shall have the recommendation of the Principal and be sent to the Superintendent for his recommendation. Applications for professional leave should be submitted thirty (30) days in advance if possible. Teachers requesting professional leave would normally be expected to be a member of the professional organization which is sponsoring the conference, convention or workshop. A report on the conference, convention, workshop or school visitation attended shall, upon request, be submitted to interested persons. The Board agrees to reimburse teachers who have been granted professional leave according to the following schedule:
Professional Leave. Requests for temporary leave to attend professional conferences and workshops shall be submitted to the Director, on the forms provided by the Cooperative, at least seventy-two (72) hours in advance of the planned activity. All requests for professional leave must be approved in advance by the Director or Assistant Director. The criteria to be used when considering such requests, shall be the improvement of the knowledge or skill of the licensed professional and the needs of the Cooperative. Absences for approved professional leave will not be deducted from the accumulated temporary leave of the licensed professional. The licensed professional may be reimbursed for his/her out-of-pocket expenditures while attending approved professional activities including but not limited to: registration; travel; meals; and lodging as may be determined by the Director or Assistant Director.