8-1. Professional Development Teachers
All professional development teachers assigned to instructional or professional development schools whose daily duties include instruction and professional development activities beyond a regular teacher’s work day (i.e., 6.25 hours exclusive of lunch and seven hours inclusive of lunch) shall be placed in teacher positions with a value of 1.2, and their compensation for their regular hours of work shall be considered regular salary and pensionable under Article 36-4.1.
8-1.2. Regular Work Day.
The regular work hours of professional development teachers in 1.2 positions in instructional or professional development schools will include an additional 1.25 actual work hours (or seventy-five minutes) beyond the professional development teachers’ work day. In every case, however, the total number of hours actually worked by professional development teachers in instructional or professional development schools (including the two ten-minute breaks) shall be 7.5 hours, exclusive of the forty-five-minute lunch period with no work responsibilities. The regular work day for professional development teachers in 1.2 positions at instructional or professional development schools shall not exceed 8.25 hours, including two ten-minute breaks and a forty-five-minute lunch period with no work responsibilities.
8-1.3. Additional Work Hours.
If in any payroll period a professional development teacher’s hours of work exceed seventy-five hours, the BOARD shall pay the professional development teacher for the additional time at his or her hourly rate of pay.
The BOARD may reclassify professional development teacher positions to regular teacher positions with a 1.0 value at the BOARD’s sole discretion at the conclusion of a school year.