DCA(LOCAL) - EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES: PROBATIONARY CONTRACTS
Note: This local policy has been revised in accordance with the District's innovation plan.
Maximum Probationary Period
In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District is exempt from state law regarding the maximum length of time an experienced teacher or school counselor may be employed on a probationary contract. At the recommendation of the Superintendent, a probationary contract may be renewed for an additional one-year period for a person who has been employed as a teacher or school counselor in public education for at least five of the eight years preceding employment by the District.