The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.
 

3140 - SUSPENSION OR DISMISSAL OF INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF

Employees may be suspended from duty upon the recommendation of the Superintendent and the approval of the School Board, subject to Policy 3140.01 and applicable law.

An employee suspended by the Board without pay shall be entitled to an administrative hearing pursuant to the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

No member of the staff may be dismissed except by Board action and any dismissal shall be pursuant to the applicable collective bargaining agreement. If the dismissed employee has a property interest, the employee shall be entitled to an administrative hearing according to Florida law and the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Employees terminated during the initial probationary period or subject to non-reappointment after the expiration of his/her annual contract shall not be entitled to an administrative hearing.

Policy 8141 provides the procedures for mandatory reporting of alleged misconduct by instructional staff members to the Florida Department of Education.

When the Board approves the separation of an individual for cause from their employ, it shall apply to all positions which the individual may hold at that time.

No person who has been separated from the employ of the Board for cause shall be reemployed in any department on any basis unless a special request for so doing has been approved by the Board.

F.S. 1012.22, 1012.27, 1012.32, 1012.33, 1012.34