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POLICY NUMBER:
400.50

ADOPTED: 
12.1.2015

RESCINDS: 
GCQC; GBQB

ADOPTED:
6.8.2004; 5.28.1996

Board Policy

  1. The Board of Education values the employees of Canyons School District (CSD) and their contributions to CSD students and the school system. The Board also recognizes that under extenuating circumstances, an employee of the District may request termination of his/her contract.   Therefore, the Board is committed to an orderly resignation process to encourage employees to provide timely notice to Human Resources, to minimize the impact on students or the school system, and to promote employee professionalism in concluding District employment. 
  2. The Board authorizes the Superintendent and District Administration to develop administrative regulations consistent with this policy.

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION:
400.50-1

APPROVED: 
12.1.2015

Notice of Resignation - 400.50-1

  1. Proper notice of resignation in writing shall be submitted through the school principal to the superintendent and the Board. This notice shall be filed with the Human Resources Department.
  2. The resignation policy shall be administered in accordance with the following regulations:

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION:
400.50-2

APPROVED: 
12.1.2015

Resignation of ESP - 400.50-2

  1. Employees are expected to adhere to the conditions of the contract until it has been terminated.
  2. The employee may be released from their contract at any time without penalty for qualifying or extenuating circumstances, including:
    1. maternity or adoption of a child;
    2. transfer of spouse out of the state;
    3. military service;
    4. illness; or
    5. other reason deemed appropriate by the Human Resources administration.
  3. Education Support Professional (ESP) personnel shall be required to give two weeks notice of resignation.

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION:
400.50-3

APPROVED: 
12.1.2015

Resignation—Licensed - 400.50-3

  1. Employees are expected to adhere to the conditions of the contract until it has been terminated.
  2. The employee may be released from their contract at any time without a penalty for qualifying or extenuating circumstances, including:
    1. maternity or adoption of a child;
    2. transfer of spouse out of the state;
    3. military service;
    4. illness; or
    5. other reason deemed appropriate by the Human Resources administration.
  3. When requesting contract termination, licensed personnel must give at least forty-five (45) days written notice. Failure to give such notice will result in an assessment of $750 to be deducted from the last direct deposit and may result in attachment of a letter that precludes future employment with the District.
  4. Employees resigning during the contract year will be assessed the costs of a long-term substitute for any leave days used during the last forty-five (45) days of their employment.
  5. Early Resignation Notification Incentive: An instructional staff licensed employee may receive an incentive for notification of resignation prior to the listed dates:  
    1. Prior to February 15th – $500 stipend.
    2. Prior to March 15th – $250 stipend.
    3. Prior to May 1st – $100 stipend.

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION:
400.50-4

APPROVED: 
12.1.2015

Resignation of Administrators - 400.50-4

  1. Administrative employees are expected to adhere to the conditions of the contract until it has been terminated.
  2. An administrative employee may be released from their contract at any time without penalty for qualifying or extenuating circumstances, including:
    1. maternity or adoption of a child;
    2. transfer of spouse out of the state;
    3. military service;
    4. illness; or
    5. other reason deemed appropriate by the Human Resources administration.
  3. When requesting contract termination, an administrative employee must give at least sixty (60) days written notice. Failure to give such notice will result in an assessment of $1500 to be deducted from the last direct deposit and may result in attachment of a letter that precludes future employment with the District.
  4. Administrative employees resigning during the contract year will be assessed the costs of a long-term substitute for any leave days used during the last sixty (60) days of their employment.
  5. Early Resignation Notification Incentive: An administrative employee may receive an incentive for notification of resignation prior to the listed dates:  
    1. Prior to January 15th – $500 stipend.
    2. Prior to February 15th – $250 stipend.
    3. Prior to April 1st – $100 stipend.

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References

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Forms

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This online presentation is an electronic representation of the Canyons School District’s currently adopted policy manual. It does not reflect updating activities in progress. The official, authoritative manual is available for inspection in the office of the Superintendent located at 9361 South 300 East Sandy, UT 84070.

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