DCA(LOCAL) - EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES: PROBATIONARY CONTRACTS

Note: This local policy has been revised in accordance with the District's innovation plan.

Exception to Maximum Length of Probationary Period

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District shall be exempt from the statutory requirement that the probationary period may not exceed one year for a person who has been employed as a teacher in public education for at least five of the eight years preceding employment by the District.

Therefore, the District may issue as many as two one-year probationary contracts to a teacher, 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.

Palacios ISD

DCA(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2017.01

DATE ISSUED: 6/6/2017