|John Glenn School Corporation|
3243 - ATTENDANCE AT EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS
Attendance at educational meetings shall be controlled by the Superintendent in accordance with Board of Education policy and/or terms of negotiated, collectively-bargained agreement.
Educational meetings are intended to include professional conventions, conferences, workshops, drive-ins, etc., which are conducted for the purpose of disseminating information, making inquiries into the nature of an educational problem, etc.
|A.||Staff members should request leave to attend educational meetings at least three (3) weeks in advance of the meeting to allow for proper approval. (See Form 3243 F1)|
|B.||Attendance shall be limited to those staff members who have responsibilities directly related to the topics dealt with at a meeting and have participated in similar activities conducted with the Corporation or the local area.|
|C.||Other staff members requesting attendance whose responsibilities are not directly related must show cause why attendance is necessary and what benefit the Corporation may receive from their attendance.|
|D.||Staff members attending a meeting will make a summary report to the Superintendent and indicate the ways in which what was learned will be applied within the Corporation.|
|E.||Reimbursement for travel, rooms, meals, and other meeting expenses shall be made, within budgetary constraints, on the basis of itemized expense accounts and submitted on Form 3243 F2:|
|1.||Registration fees exclusive of personal dues shall be reimbursed.|
|2.||A per diem amount for meals may not exceed $14.00 per day.|
|3.||If the attendee is in transit for twelve (12) or more hours.|
|4.||A mileage allowance or cost of round trip ticket by public carrier will be reimbursed. (If staff members attend meetings as a group, the allowance will be made accordingly.)|
|5.||No reimbursement will be given to staff members attending required professional meetings conducted by the Corporation.|