John Glenn School Corporation
Administrative Guidelines
 

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.