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Course Request for Reimbursement

Procedure

  1. Before enrolling, teacher submits a course they would like to take and be reimbursed.
  2. District reviews course to determine it qualifies for reimbursement.
  3. Course is approved or denied.
  4. Approved courses also qualify for Lane Advancement.
  5. District reviews approved courses to see that the teacher is within the yearly allotment of reimbursable credits (15).
  6. Teacher enrolls in course.
  7. Upon completion of course, teacher submits grade card and proof of payment.
  8. Teacher receives reimbursement.

Online Course Requirements

  1. Online courses must include portions of coursework/lectures/assignment that require some interaction with the instructor during the course. Courses that only require autonomous class work will not be approved.
  2. Online course work must include instructor feedback in a two-way method throughout the course prior to final summative submission to be considered for approval.

Course Request for Lane Advancement

Courses approved for Reimbursement are also approved for Lane Advancement

Courses not approved for reimbursement may qualify for Lane Advancement if they meet the criteria in the CBA. Some cases in which a course is not reimbursable but qualifies for Lane Advancement:

  • Over the yearly allotment of reimbursable credits (15)
  • Online course not approved for reimbursement

Procedure

  1. Before enrolling, teacher submits a course they would like to take and have applied to Lane Advancement
  2. District reviews course to determine it qualifies for Lane Advancement (same system as reimbursement).
  3. Course is approved or denied.
  4. Teacher enrolls in course.
    1. Upon completion of course:
    2. Teacher notifies the Superintendent, in writing, of any change in lane placement status by August 31, or January 31, of that school term.
  5. Teacher submits a grade card no later than September 30, or February 28, for compensation to begin, retroactive to the beginning of the semester, and an official transcript must be received by the District prior to October 31, or March 31, in order to continue such compensation.
  6. Teacher receives Lane Advancement and change in salary

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