“Association” means the organization that represents the majority of employees in the same category of employment in the District. This organization is the Logan Education Association (Association).
“Association Leave” means paid leave from Logan City School District (District) employee’s regular school responsibilities granted for that employee to spend time for Logan Education Association Duties.
“Educator” means a teacher/employee who is a member of the Logan Education Association.
It is the policy of the District that public funds are only expended for Association Leave which directly benefits education within the District. This policy includes procedures to assure that the Educator’s primary role of providing quality classroom instruction is protected and observed when Association Leave is granted.
III. Procedure to Obtain Association Leave
A. Applications for Association Leave shall be submitted to the building principal. If approved by the building principal, the application shall be submitted to the District Superintendent.
B. Application for leave shall include the following information and written assurances:
1. Title, date, purpose, and a detailed description of the Association activity.
2. Documentation to assure that Association activities satisfy the requirements of Section 53A-3-425 U.C.A.
3. Assurance that the Educator, while on Association Leave, will not engage in political activity, including:
a. campaigning for candidates for public office in partisan and nonpartisan elections; and
b. fund-raising for political organizations, political parties or candidates.
4. Assurance that the Educator understands that any wilful violation of the District policy or state law relating to Association Leave may result in District discipline and/or discipline under Section 53A-8-104 U.C.A.
C. The District will document the use and approval of Association Leave and account for its costs and expenses.
D. Any paid Association Leave that does not provide direct benefit to education will be reimbursed to the District by the Educator.
Approved: August 27, 2002
APPLICATION FOR EDUCATION ASSOCIATION LEAVE
Name of Educator
Position in LEA
Title of Activity
Purpose and Description of Activity
Please check the following assurances required under UCA 53A-3-425:
I. Leave for the above activity directly benefits education in Logan City School District.
II. Leave activities are not for the purpose of any political activity, including campaigning for candidates for public office and fund-raising for political organizations, political parties, or candidates.
III. Leave activities that willfully violate this policy or state law require the penalties described in UCA53A-8-104.
Please attach documentation, programs, or fliers about the proposed activity to this application.