App. H §3 |

Section 3 – Order of Teacher Layoff |

If changes in an attendance center or program require the lay off of some but not all teachers, the order of layoff of teachers within the affected unit and certification shall be by the following performance tiers and/or as follows:

  1. Any teachers rated unsatisfactory;
  2. Any substitute or temporary teachers;
  3. Probationary appointed teachers by performance tier (emerging: 209-250 score; developing: 251-284 score; proficient: 285-339 score; and excellent: 340-400 score).
  4. Tenured teachers rated satisfactory or, after the first evaluation in the new evaluation system issues, first tenured teachers rated emerging (209-250 score) and then tenured teachers rated developing (251-284 score).
  5. All other tenured teachers.

Within each of the foregoing five tiers, teachers shall be displaced by inverse order of seniority, with the least senior teacher being laid off first.

For school year 2012-13 only, if changes in an attendance center or program require the lay off of some but not all teachers, the order of layoff of teachers within the affected unit and certification shall be by the following performance tiers and/or as follows:

  1. Any teachers rated unsatisfactory;
  2. Any substitute or temporary teachers;
  3. Probationary appointed teachers by performance tier (emerging: 209-250 score; developing: 251-284 score; proficient: 285-339 score; and excellent: 340-400 score);
  4. All other tenured teachers.

Within each of the foregoing tiers, teachers shall be displaced by inverse order of seniority, with the least senior teacher being laid off first.


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