DCC(LEGAL) - EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES: CONTINUING CONTRACTS

Eligibility

  1. A principal.
  2. A supervisor.
  3. A classroom teacher.
  4. A school counselor.
  5. Any other full-time professional employee who is required to hold a certificate issued under Education Code Chapter 21, Subchapter B [see DK(EXHIBIT)].
  6. A nurse.

Exclusions

Continuing Contracts

Former Administrators

Status Under Continuing Contract

  1. Resigns [see DFE];
  2. Retires under the Teacher Retirement System;
  3. Is released from employment by the district at the end of a school year because of necessary reduction of personnel [see DFCA];
  4. Is discharged for good cause [see DFCA];
  5. Is discharged for a reason stated in the teacher's contract that existed on or before September 1, 1995, [see DFD]; or
  6. Is returned to probationary status under Education Code 21.106 [see DFAC].

Harris County Department of Education

DCC(LEGAL)-PRM

UPDATE 101

DATE ISSUED: 12/4/2014