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.


The District shall ensure that each person compensated is validly employed by this District and that the compensation fairly represents the services rendered.

Employment of all District personnel whether by the year, term, month, week, day, or hour in contract or temporary form must be approved by the Board, except where authority to appoint certain personnel of the District has been delegated to the Superintendent in Policy 1120, Policy 3120, and Policy 4120.

Each motion of the School Board to employ or reemploy a staff member shall include the name of the individual, the position title, and the effective date of employment. Salaries of all employees shall be determined by the Board on the recommendation of the Superintendent and shall be outlined in the annual salary schedule adopted by the Board.

All personnel are paid on a bi-weekly schedule and by direct deposit.

The Manual of Payroll Processing Procedures issued by the Office of the Controller-Payroll Department establishes guidelines to be used when processing payroll.

F.S. 1001.51, 1012.22
F.A.C. 6A-1.052