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