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					SEMINOLE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS




Question                                                         Answer                                             Footnote


CALENDAR


School Year

What does the district consider the teacher contract year for
purposes of calculating the daily rate of pay?                   196

Does the district consider paid holidays part of its contract year?
(see FN for number of paid holidays counted)                        yes
How many hours are students scheduled to be in school for the
2011-2012 school year? (11-12 elementary student year x             issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
elementary student school day)                                      documents

How many teachers days are on the 2011-2012 calendar
(excluding paid holidays)?                                       190


How many days is the teacher on-site without students?           10


How many days are students in school?                            180

How many student half-days are listed on the 2011-2012
calendar?                                                        6
What types of alternative schedules does the district have?                                                                extended year.


School Day                                                                                                                 Elementary teachers are
How much time is the teacher required to be on-site beyond the                                                             given 10 minutes prior to
length of the student day? (This does not include time for                                                                 the start of the student
meetings)                                                      varied to meet local needs                                  day for preparation.

                                                                   issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How long is the school day for elementary students?                documents

                                                                   issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How long is the school day for secondary students?                 documents
                                                                                                                           The 7 hour work day is
How long is the scheduled workday for teachers? (total time                                                                exculsive of a minimum
scheduled on-site, including lunch)                                at least 7 hours, 30 minutes                            30 minute lunch.


Preparation Time

Is any of the teacher planning time designated for collaborative   issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
planning?                                                          documents

                                                              3, providing such assignment does not interfere or disrupt
How many different preparations can a secondary teacher have? the school's academic program


How much planning time does an elementary teacher receive?         40 continuous minutes per day


How much planning time does a secondary teacher receive?           1 class period per day


What happens if a teacher loses a preparation period?              -monetary compensation
Faculty Meetings


How often are faculty meetings held?                           no more than two times a month

How much advance notice is required before a principal can hold
a faculty meeting?                                              24 hours

                                                                                                Faculty meeting time is
Is the amount of time for a faculty meeting capped?           yes                               capped at 45 minutes.


CLASS SIZE


Class Size Restrictions


What is the class size restriction for special education?     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for prekindergarten?       district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for kindergarten?          district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 1?               CBA acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 2?               district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 3?               district acknowledges state law
What is the class size restriction for grade 4?                     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 5?                     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 6?                     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 7?                     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grade 8?                     district acknowledges state law


What is the class size restriction for grades 9-12?                 district acknowledges state law

                                                                                                               CBA acknowledges
What happens when the class size limit is exceeded?                                                            state policy.


COMPENSATION-FRINGE BENEFITS


Life Insurance                                                       no                                        The district provides
                                                                                                               coverage in the amount
                                                                      ------ Answer ending 06/28/2011 ------   of the employee's
Does the teacher have to pay for basic life insurance?                 no                                      annual salary of life
If basic life insurance is not automatically included in the benefits
package, how much is the minimum premium that the teacher
has to pay?                                                           n/a


Pensions/Retirement
                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What type of primary pension system is mandatory for teachers? documents

What is the current employer contribution rates for pension?    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
employee contribution rates?                                    documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Who pays the employer contribution?                             documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Who pays the employee contribution?                             documents

Is a supplemental pension system available to employees? If so,
what is the plan design of the supplemental option?             yes: defined contribution plan

                                                           issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How many years must a teacher work before becoming vested? documents

Are teachers able to purchase service time to apply towards their issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
pension?                                                          documents


Health Insurance

Is individual health insurance available at no cost to the
employee?                                                       yes

Is health insurance available to the employee's dependents at no
cost to the employee?                                            no


COMPENSATION-SALARY


General Salary Information
Is there a statewide salary schedule or minimum salary?                no


Are uncertified teachers paid less than fully certified teachers?      no

After how many year(s) of service is a teacher eligible for a          issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
longevity bonus?                                                       documents

What adjustments to the salary schedule were made as a result
of the current economic crisis?                                        none

Can there be a salary freeze if a teacher receives a negative
evaluation?                                                            yes


Structure of the Salary Schedule

Do teachers earn annual raises for completing an additional year       no, teachers earn annual raises every year except after
of teaching in the district?                                           the first
What is the average raise for earning an additional year of
experience? (reported as a percentage of the total increase in         Bachelor's lane: 2.50%
pay over the most districts earn raises forof the an additional year
Teachers in bachelor's or master's lane both salary schedule).         Master's lane: 2.19%
of experience and for 'cost of living.' What is the average 'cost of
living' adjustment? (reported as a percentage of change from the
previousthe total change in salary accounting for both earning an
What is year)                                                          -1.9%
additional year of experience as well as the 'cost of living
adjustment?' (reported as the percentage of change from the
previous year)                                                         0%


How many lanes are on the teacher's salary schedule?                   4: BA, MA, Specialist/MA + 30, PhD

What is the average difference between the master's and
bachelor's salary?                                                     3,899
How many years of experience does it take for a teacher to
reach the maximum salary?                                                 28


Annual Salary

What is the annual salary for a fully certified, first year teacher
with a bachelor's degree?                                                 36,000

What is the annual salary for a teacher with a bachelor's degree
and 5 years of experience?                                       37,677

What is the maximum annual salary for a teacher with a
bachelor's degree?                                                        61,039

What is the annual salary for a fully certified, first year teacher
with a master's degree?                                                   40,136

What is the annual salary for a teacher with a master's degree
and 5 years of experience?                                                41,602

What is the maximum annual salary for a teacher with a
master's degree?                                                          64,714


Daily Rate of Pay

What is the daily on-site rate of pay for a fully certified, first year
teacher with a bachelor's degree?                                         189.47

What is the daily on-site rate of pay for a teacher with a
bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience?                              198.30

What is the maximum daily on-site rate of pay for a teacher with
a bachelor's degree?                                             321.26
What is the daily on-site rate of pay for a fully certified, first year
teacher with a master's degree?                                           211.24

What is the daily on-site rate of pay for a teacher with a master's
degree and 5 years of experience?                                   218.96

What is the maximum daily on-site rate of pay for a teacher with
a master's degree?                                               340.60

                                                                          another public school district within the state
Starting Salary with Prior Work Experience                                another public school district outside the state
                                                                          private school
For what types of prior teaching experience can a teacher get             college or university
credit on the salary schedule?
What is the highest step for which a teacher who is new to the
district, but not new to teaching can qualify? (see FN for
differences between types of teaching experience)                          maximum step
Can a teacher get credit on the salary schedule for experience in         yes, only vocational teachers can receive credit for work-
a subject-related profession? What is the maximum amount of               related experience; same amount as required for
credit awarded for subject-related experience?                            certification and up to an additional 4 years
Can a teacher get credit on the salary schedule for serving in the
military or Peace Corps? What is the maximum amount of credit
awarded for military or Peace Corps experience?                           yes, credit is awarded for military service; 5 years


Additional Pay for Supplemental Duties

What is the annual stipend awarded to a high school head
football coach?                                                           $3,534

What is the annual stipend awarded to a high school drama
sponsor?                                                                  $1,872


Differentiated Pay
                                                               no, however the district reports a step freeze for teachers
                                                               receiving unsatisfactory annual assessments as a step
Can a teacher earn additional pay on the basis of performance? freeze

Can a teacher earn additional pay by working in a school      issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
classified by the district as "high-needs"?                   documents
                                                              yes, a one-time signing bonus is available for highly
Can a teacher earn additional pay by teaching subjects deemed qualified teachers in critical shortage areas as identified
'hard to staff'?                                              by the Superintendent policy which is mandated by state
                                                              district acknowledges
                                                              law
Can a teacher who has National Board certification earn
additional pay?                                               ------ Answer ending 06/28/2011 ------

Does the state or district offer financial support to cover National district acknowledges policy which is mandated by state
Board certification fees?                                            law


Tuition Reimbursement

Does the district or state offer tuition reimbursement for          issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
teachers?                                                          documents

                                                                   issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What is the cap on tuition reimbursement for a single year?        documents
Must a course be related to the teacher's current or future
assignment or certification to be eligible for tuition             issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
reimbursement?                                                     documents

Must the teacher meet a grade requirement to be eligible for       issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
tuition reimbursement?                                             documents

Must the course have been approved by the administration to be issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
eligible for reimbursement?                                    documents


DISMISSAL
Dismissals

Can the decision to dismiss a nontenured teacher during the       issue not addressed in the scope of NCTQ reviewed
term of the contract be appealed beyond the district level?      documents

Does policy make a connection between unsatisfactory
performance evaluation and possible teacher dismissal?

Can the district decide to extend the nontenured period if the    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
principal is uncertain that the teacher should receive tenure?   documents


Does policy define ineffectiveness or incompetence?

Can a teacher appeal a dismissal decision beyond the district     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
level?                                                           documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What is the process for dismissal of an ineffective teacher?     documents

Does a district have to cite the causes for not renewing a
nontenured contract?                                             upon request by teacher

Does a nontenured teacher have any recourse if his/her contract The teacher may request a conference with the principal
is not renewed?                                                 first and, following, the superintendent.

By what date must a nontenured teacher be notified of non-       issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
renewal of his/her contract?                                     documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
When must a tenured teacher be notified of his/her dismissal?    documents


EVALUATION
The Evaluation Instrument                                                                                           Florida requires districts
                                                                                                                    to develop teacher
                                                                                                                    evaluation instruments
Is there a statewide teacher evaluation instrument?                no                                               that are primarily


Is peer review a component of teacher evaluations?                 no

                                                                    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What is the teacher required to be evaluated on?                   documents

                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How does the teacher receive feedback following an evaluation? documents

                                                                   issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How many categories of ratings are there?                          documents

                                                                    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Are evaluators required to give notice of an observation?          documents


Role of Student Achievement in Teacher Evaluation

Can student performance, however measured, be factored into
teacher evalautions?                                               yes

Can objective measurements of student achievement, such as
standardized test results, be factored into teacher evaluations?   yes

Must a teacher show evidence of student achievement to pass        issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
the evaluation?                                                    documents


Evaluation Requirements for Nontenured Teachers
How frequently are nontenured teachers evaluated?                once a year

What is the minimum number of times a nontenured teacher
must be observed?                                                2

What is the required minimum length of an observation for a
nontenured teacher?                                              30 minutes


Evaluation Requirements for Tenured Teachers                                                                      In the off years, a form
                                                                                                                  signed by both teacher
                                                                                                                  and administrator will be
What is the frequency of evaluations for tenured teachers?       once every three years                           used confirming that the

Is the frequency of evaluation reduced for tenured teachers who issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
have a record of satisfactory performance?                      documents

What is the minimum number of times a tenured teacher must
be observed?                                                     1

                                                               issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What is the minimum length of a tenured teacher's observation? documents


Consequences of a Negative Evaluation


Does policy define ineffectiveness or incompetence?

Does policy make a connection between unsatisfactory
performance evaluation and possible teacher dismissal?

Can the district decide to extend the nontenured period if the    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
principal is uncertain that the teacher should receive tenure?   documents
Can a teacher with a negative evaluation voluntarily transfer to      issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
another school?                                                      documents

Can the teacher file a grievance or formally appeal an evaluation issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
rating if there are no acknowledged procedural violations?        documents

Can a teacher request a second evaluation from a different            issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
evaluator?                                                           documents

Can there be a salary freeze if a teacher receives a negative
evaluation?                                                          yes


GENERAL EMPLOYMENT PROVISIONS


General Employment Provisions                                          no specific date; resignation may occur at any time during
                                                                       school year provided an acceptable reason is given and
By what date must a teacher give notification that he/she intends an acceptable replacement may be found or at any time
to resign or retire?                                                   prior to the start of the school year                      The teacher who fails to
                                                                                                                                  follow procedure for
Is there a penalty for a teacher who fails to notify the district that                                                            resignations may be
he/she intends to resign/retire by the district's deadline?            yes                                                        subject to the jurisdiction

What is the minimum number of years of experience that a              issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
teacher must have in a district before tenure is granted?            documents


Working Conditions

Does the school district provide legal assistance to teachers         issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
sued for actions taken in carrying out their work?                   documents

Does the school district reimburse for damage to a teacher's
property incurred on school grounds? If so, for what amount?         yes
Teacher Conduct

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Is there a dress code for teachers?                              documents


Personnel File

Can the results of a negative evaluation ever be removed from a issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
teacher's personnel file?                                       documents


Student Behavior

Does a teacher have the right to remove a disruptive student
from the classroom?                                              yes

Do teachers have the right to refuse a student's return to the
classroom?                                                       yes
                                                                                                                 Students' discipline
Must a teacher be notified of a disruptive student's behavior                                                    records are open for
history?                                                         yes                                             inspection.


Is corporal punishment permitted?                                no


GRIEVANCES


Teacher Rights in the Grievance Procedure

If a teacher takes leave during the grievance process, does
he/she suffer a loss of leave or pay?                            no
About which areas of the agreement may a teacher not file a        issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
grievance?                                                        documents

Is there language protecting a teacher from repercussions for
filing a grievance?                                               yes

Who must pay for a substitute so that a teacher may attend an      issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
arbitration hearing or hearing before the board?                  documents

Can a record of the grievance be kept in teacher's official
personnel file?                                                   no


What types of grievances qualify for an expedited arbitration?    grievances filed at the end of a school year

Can the teacher file a grievance or formally appeal an evaluation issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
rating if there are no acknowledged procedural violations?        documents


Grievance Procedure


Is there an informal process for resolving a grievance?           yes

How many days does a teacher have to first address a
grievance?                                                        15 days


With whom does the teacher file an initial formal grievance?      -principal and/or immediate supervisor

How many steps occur in the grievance process (both informal
and formal) before arbitration begins?                            3
What is the approximate maximum amount of time allowed for                                                         The CBA does not
the grievance process, where specified in the contract or board                                                    specify time limits for
policy?                                                           85 days                                          arbitration.
                                                                                                                          In cases where there is
In the event that a grievance goes to arbitration, what party pays                                                        no prevailing party, then
for the costs of arbitration?                                          losing party                                       the costs are shared.

In the final step of a grievance at the district level, who makes
the final decision regarding the grievance?                            outside arbitrator

Is an arbitration or board of education decision concerning a filed
grievance final and binding?                                        yes


LAYOFFS


Layoffs

                                                                       issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What is the notification deadline for teacher layoffs?                 documents

In the case of a layoff, is seniority determined at the school level
or district level?                                                     district level

Does a teacher's performance in the classroom factor into
decisions about which teachers are laid off?                           no


Do principals have any say in determining who gets laid off?           no

Are layoffs made according to reverse seniority within area of
certification?                                                         yes                                                The criteria for breaking
                                                                                                                          a tie in seniority are:
                                                                                                                          highest qualifications;
When layoffs occur, how is a tie in seniority broken?                                                                     efficiency; compatability;
                                                                                                                          Policy applies to tenured
If a layoff occurs, are laid-off teachers then given any preference                                                       teachers unless the
if the district later needs to hire teachers? (including notification,                                                    recall occurs w/in the
guaranteed interviews, mandatory re-hiring etc.)                       yes: teachers rehired in reverse order of layoff   same contract year.
How long does a laid off teacher retain recall rights?              3 years


LEAVE


Sick Leave


How many sick days is a teacher issued each year?                   10


Can unused sick days carry over from one year to the next?          yes

What is the maximum number of sick days that a teacher can          issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
accumulate?                                                         documents


Can a teacher donate sick leave to a sick leave bank?               yes

After how many days of absence does a teacher have to provide
medical documentation for sick leave?                         when abuse of leave is suspected

Does the district have the right to request medical certification
from a district-approved doctor?                                    yes
                                                                                                                    Long term parental
How much maternity leave can teachers take? (Note paternity                                                         leave is available for one
leave in the footnote)                                              12 weeks unpaid under Family Medical Leave      year.


Personal Leave


How many personal days is a teacher issued each year?               6
Is personal leave taken from sick leave?                          yes

What is the total number of sick and personal leave days
combined?                                                         10


Can unused personal days carry over from one year to the next? no                                                               Exceptions to the rule
                                                               first or last five days student school year, day before or       include emergencies,
                                                               after a holiday, when greater than 10% of workforce is           leave for religious
When are leave days restricted or subject to refusal?          absent, professional days                                        holidays, and weddings,

                                                                  discretionary time up to 2 hours, military, temporary duty,
What other types of paid leave does the district offer?           jury duty


Leave for Professional Development


Can a teacher ever take a sabbatical leave?                       yes

How many years of service are required for a teacher to be
eligible for a sabbatical leave?                                  5


How much is a teacher paid during sabbatical?                                                                                   base teacher salary.

What are the eligibility conditions for sabbatical, apart from years issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
of service?                                                          documents

Is there additional leave for any professional development that
takes place outside of the district?                            yesto 1 year
                                                                up
How many hours or days of professional development leave can
a teacher take over and above the professional development      ------ Answer ending 06/28/2011 ------
days already scheduled by the district?                         5 days
Attendance Incentives                                            no                                                The perfect attendance
                                                                                                                   bonus was suspended
Can a teacher earn additional pay or leave days for              ------ Answer ending 06/28/2011 ------            for the 2010-2011
demonstrating good job attendance?                               yes                                               school year.

What is the amount or range of pay that a teacher can earn for
demonstrating good job attendance?                               n/a

Can a teacher receive payment for unused sick leave at the end issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
of each school year?                                           documents

At what rate can teachers receive payment for unused sick leave issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
at the end of a school year?                                    documents

Can a teacher receive payment for unused sick leave at
retirement?                                                      yes

At what rate can teachers receive payment for unused sick leave 50 - 100% depending on number of unused days and
at retirement?                                                  years of service
What is the maximum payment for unused sick leave at
retirement for a teacher with a master's degree and 30 years of
experience in the district?                                     108,861


NEW TEACHER INDUCTION


Mentors

                                                                  issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Is a mentor available to a new teacher?                          documents

                                                                  issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
How long is the mentorship program for a new teacher?            documents
                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Who selects teachers to be mentors?                             documents

Is it expected that a mentor will have experience in subject    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
area/grade related to the teacher's teaching assignment?        documents

What is the minimum number of years of experience a teacher     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
must have to be eligible to be a mentor?                        documents

                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Is a mentor paid?                                               documents

                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Are mentors provided with training?                             documents

Does a mentor have reduced teaching responsibilities or release issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
time?                                                           documents

                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Does a mentor observe the teacher teaching?                     documents

                                                                issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Do mentors serve teachers at more than one school?              documents

If a mentor is site-based, is the mentor required to have       issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
experience at the school he or she serves?                      documents


Summer Orientation


Is there a summer orientation for new teachers?                 yes

How long is the standard summer orientation that the district
provides for new teachers?                                      2 days
TENURE


Role of Tenure on Teacher Assignment and Employment

Can the district decide to extend the nontenured period if the      issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
principal is uncertain that the teacher should receive tenure?     documents

How long is the probationary term when a tenured teacher           issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
transfers districts within the state?                              documents

Is a teacher required to demonstrate student growth prior to        issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
being awarded tenure?                                              documents

What is the minimum number of years of experience that a            issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
teacher must have in a district before tenure is granted?          documents


TRANSFER & ASSIGNMENT


Voluntary Transfers

How long does a teacher have to be in a single school before       issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
s/he can apply to transfer to another school?                      documents
                                                                   no, submit transfer form to HR, with copy to current
                                                                   principal; includes description of experience and areas of
Do voluntary transfers apply for vacancies directly to the school? certification

Can a teacher with a negative evaluation voluntarily transfer to    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
another school?                                                    documents

Can a teacher apply to transfer to a different school before        issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
he/she achieves tenure?                                            documents
                                                                                                                         At least 5 teachers, or
                                                                                                                         10 percent of all
Are principals and/or site selection committees allowed to                                                               applicants, will be
interview voluntary transfer applicants?                          yes                                                    granted an interview.
Are principals and/or site selection committees allowed to select
voluntary transfer applicants to hire? If not, then how are
voluntary transfers assigned to schools?                          yes

Do principals have access to a teacher's evaluation ratings as     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
part of his/her transfer application?                              documents


Identifying Involuntary Transfers Due to Excessing

Before excessing occurs, does the district ask for or accept
volunteers?                                                        yes

Are teachers identified for excessing in reverse order of          issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
seniority?                                                         documents

Other than seniority, what factors does the district use to identify issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
teachers for excessing?                                              documents

Do principals have any discretion in determining which teachers issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
will be excessed?                                               documents

Which teaching positions are protected from excessing under         issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
the district's collective bargaining agreement?                    documents

                                                                     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Can a teacher with a negative evaluation be excessed? or
Separate from excessing, does the district allow principals         documents
other administrators to involuntarily transfer a teacher to another
school? If so, for what reasons is he/she allowed to initiate such yes, "best interest" of school/district or "unusual
a transfer?                                                         circumstances"


Placing Excessed Teachers
When a teacher has been identified for excessing, how does       teachers apply for vacancies through the district, as
s/he apply for a new position?                                   voluntary transfers

Can excessed teachers apply to as many positions as they
wish?                                                            no limit stated

Are principals and/or site selection committees allowed to
interview excessed transfer applicants?                           yes
Are principals and/or site selection committees allowed to select
excessed transfer applicants to hire? If not, then how are
excessed teachers assigned to schools?                            yes

Do principals have the right to refuse the assignment of an                                                              Teachers apply for
excessed teacher to their schools?                               yes                                                     vacancies.

Do excessed teachers have the right to refuse a school
assignment?                                                      n/a, teachers apply for vacancies

What happens to excessed teachers who cannot find new            issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
assignments?                                                     documents


Role of Seniority

Do more senior teachers who voluntarily transfer have greater
choice in their school placement than less senior teachers?      no

Do more senior teachers who have been excessed have greater
choice in their school placement than less senior teachers?       no
If excessed teachers are assigned by the district, does the
district consider a teacher's seniority when assigning him/her to issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
a new school?                                                     documents


Timeline for Transfers
                                                                                                                     After that date,
                                                                                                                     principals must approve
When does the district invite and place voluntary transfers?        July 10 (placement)                              the transfer.


When does the district notify and place excessed teachers?          "as soon as practicable"

Are internal transfers given priority over new hires for vacant     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
positions?                                                          documents

                                                                     issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ-reviewed
Which type of transfer is placed first: voluntary or excessed?      documents


UNION RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES


Union Role

Must a principal or school administrator meet with union             issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
representatives on a regular basis?                                 documents

Do union presidents continue to accrue seniority from the district
while on leave?                                                    yes

Do union presidents receive any compensation from the district
(salary/benefits) while on leave?                                   yes, leave of absence with pay and benefits
After a union official has served in a leadership role in the union
and taken leave from his/her district, can s/he return to his/her
previous position in the district?                                  yes

Is some time at faculty meetings required to be allotted to union
matters?                                                            yes
Is leave available for a teacher to attend union associated
activities (not counting leave given to elected union               issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
representatives)?                                                   documents
Who pays for a substitute when a teacher attends union               issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
functions (if that teacher is not an elected union representative)? documents

Does a teacher who is a union representative have fewer school issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
related responsibilities than other teachers?                  documents


Waivers

Is there a waiver or variance provision for portions of or the    issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
entire collective bargaining agreement?                          documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Do teachers have a vote in a request for a waiver?               documents

                                                                 issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
What requirements must be met for a waiver to be approved?       documents

                                                                 issue not addressed on scope of NCTQ reviewed
How long is a waiver in effect?                                  documents

                                                                  issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed
Can a waiver be renewed?                                         documents
                    Source: CBA (or
                    bargained
                    provision), district
                    policy, state law,
Citation            practice




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 33, Art. X C CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 33, Art. X C CBA


                    CBA

2011-2012 School
Year Calendar       CBA

2011-2012 School
Year Calendar       CBA

2011-2012 School
Year Calendar       CBA

2011-2012 School
Year Calendar       CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 30, Art. IX B CBA




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 34, Art. X E CBA


                      CBA


                      CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 33, Art. X C CBA




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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 14, Art. V I CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 34, Art. X G CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 34, Art. X H CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 24, Art. VII U CBA
Seminole CBA 2006-
2010: p. 35, Art. X I CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 35, Art. X I CBA

Seminole CBA 2006-
2010: p. 35, Art. X I CBA




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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA
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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA

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2013: p. 12, Art. V A CBA




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2013: p. 92, Art. XIX
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2013: p. 92, Art. XIX
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2013: p. 99, Art. XIX
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Benefits Guide      CBA


Benefits Guide      CBA
Florida Statutes:
1012.22, 1012.27(2)   CBA


Board Policy 6.171 III CBA


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2013: p. 101, Art. XX
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2010-2011 Salary
Schedule              CBA

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Schedule, 2010-2011
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Schedule, 2010-2011
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Schedule           CBA

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Schedule           CBA

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Schedule           CBA

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Schedule           CBA

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Schedule           CBA




2010-2011 Salary
Schedule, 2010-2011
School Year Calendar CBA
2010-2011 Salary
Schedule, 2010-2011
School Year Calendar CBA
2010-2011 Salary
Schedule, 2010-2011
School Year Calendar CBA
2010-2011 Salary
Schedule, 2010-2011
School Year Calendar CBA
2010-2011 Salary
Schedule, 2010-2011
School Year Calendar CBA
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Schedule, 2010-2011
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2013: p. 18, Art. VII I
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2013: p. 18, Art. VII I
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2013: p. 18, Art. VII H CBA

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2013: p. 18, Art. VII J CBA




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 132,
Appendix B         CBA

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2013: p. 132, App. B CBA
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2013: p. 101, Art. XX
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2007-2008 Salary
Schedule           CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: pp. 100-101,
Art. XX C          CBA
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2013: pp. 100-101,
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Seminole County
2010-2013 CBA: p.
28, Art. VIII, D.   CBA
Seminole County
2010-2013 CBA: p.
28, Art. VIII, D.   CBA


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Florida Statute, Title
XLVIII, ch. 1012, sec.
34.3                   CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 20010-2013,
Art. XXXII, C.         CBA


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Seminole County
CBA Art. XXXII       CBA

Seminole County
CBA Art. XXXII       CBA


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CBA, 2010-2013, p.
114, Art. XXXII, C. 4   CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013, p.
114, Art. XXXII, C. 4   CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013, p.
114, Art. XXXII, C. 4   CBA




Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013, p.
114, Art. XXXII, C. 5   CBA


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Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013, p.
114, Art. XXXII, C. 5   CBA


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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 101, Art. XX
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Seminole County BP
6.58               CBA

Seminole County BP
6.50               CBA


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Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 24, Art.
VII, T                 CBA
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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 38, Art.
XI, A and School
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 38, Art.
XI, B3 and School
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 43, Art.
XI, C                  CBA
Seminole County
Public Schools Board
Policy: 5.40           CBA




Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 54, Art.
XIII, E8               CBA
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 54, Art.
XIII, E6               CBA



Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 54, Art.
XIII, E9 County
Seminole               CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 53, Art.
XIII, E5               CBA


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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 50, Art.
XIII, D
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 50, Art.
XIII, D
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 50, Art.
XIII, D
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: pp. 50-52,
Art. XIII, DCounty
Seminole               CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: pp. 50-52,
Art. XIII, D           CBA
Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 53, Art.
XIII, E
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 53, Art.
XIII, E
Seminole County        CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 53, Art.
XIII, E                CBA




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CBA, 2010-2013: p.
106, Art. XXVI         CBA
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CBA, 2010-2013: p.
106, Art. XXVI         CBA
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CBA, 2010-2013: p.
106, Art. XXVI         CBA
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CBA, 2010-2013: p.
106, Art. XXVI         CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013: p.
107, Art. XXVI         CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013: p.
107, Art. XXVI         CBA
Seminole County
CBA, 2010-2013: p.
108, Art. XXVI          CBA




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 61, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 61, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 62, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 61, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 61, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 72, Art. XVI
H4                      CBA




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 65, Art. XVI
D1a                   CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 65, Art. XVI
D1a                     CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 65, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 65, Art. XVI
D1a                     CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 66, Art. XVI
D1a                     CBA
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2013: Art. XVI D, E,
F                       CBA




Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 64, Art. XVI
C5                    CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 64, Art. XVI
C5                    CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 65, Art. XVI
C52                   CBA


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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 64, Art. XVI
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Seminole CBA, 2006 -
2010: p. 52, Art.
XVI.C.4               CBA
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2013: p. 99, Art. XX A CBA

Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 99, Art. XX A CBA


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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 97, Art. XIX
P1                    CBA
Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 97, Art. XIX
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Seminole CBA 2010-
2013: p. 97, Art. XIX
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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 25, Art.
VII, W
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Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 25, Art.
VII, W                 CBA
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Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 116, Art.
XXXIII, A(1)            CBA


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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 116, Art.
XXXIII, A(1)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 116, Art.
XXXIII, A(1)            CBA


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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 117, Art.
XXXIII, A2              CBA


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Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 119, Art.
XXXIII, A3              CBA
Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)           CBA


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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 116, Art.
XXXIII, A(1)
Seminole County         CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)           CBA


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Seminole County
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 116, Art.
XXXIII, A(1)
Seminole County           CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 118, Art.
XXXIII, A(2c)             CBA


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Seminole County           CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 9, Art. IV,
G1
Seminole County           CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 9, Art. IV,
G1
Seminole County           CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 9, Art. IV,
G3
Seminole County           CBA
Public Schools CBA
2010-13: p. 11, Art.
IV, M                     CBA


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