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SENATE BILL NO. 1200
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TEACHERS - CONTRACTS - Amends existing law to clarify the conditions for a
probationary period for annual contract employees of a school district.
02/15 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1200
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF ANNUAL CONTRACTS BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF A SCHOOL
3 DISTRICT; AMENDING SECTION 33-514, IDAHO CODE, TO CLARIFY THE CONDITIONS
4 FOR A PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR ANNUAL CONTRACT EMPLOYEES OF THE DISTRICT.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-514, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 33-514. ISSUANCE OF ANNUAL CONTRACTS. The board of trustees shall estab-
9 lish criteria and procedures for the supervision and evaluation of certifi-
10 cated employees who are not employed on a renewable contract, as provided for
11 in section 33-515, Idaho Code. Such procedures shall require at least one (1)
12 evaluation prior to the beginning of the second semester of the school year
13 and the results of any such evaluation shall be made a matter of record in the
14 employee's personnel file. When any such employee's work is found to be unsat-
15 isfactory a reasonable period of probation shall may
16 be established by the board . after which If a
17 probationary period is established by the board, at the conclusion of the pro-
18 bation, action shall be taken by the board as to whether the employee
19 is to be retained, immediately discharged, discharged upon termination of the
20 current contract or reemployed at the end of the contract term under a contin-
21 ued probationary status. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 67-2344
22 and 67-2345, Idaho Code, a decision to place certificated personnel on proba-
23 tionary status may be made in executive session and the employee shall not be
24 named in the minutes of the meeting. A record of the decision shall be placed
25 in the employee's personnel file. This procedure shall not preclude recogni-
26 tion of unsatisfactory work at a subsequent evaluation and the establishment
27 of a n additional reasonable period of probation. In all instances
28 of probation , the employee shall be duly notified in writing of
29 the areas of work which are deficient, including the conditions of probation.
30 Through the third year of continuous employment by the same school district,
31 including any specially chartered district, each such certificated employee
32 shall be given notice, in writing, whether he or she will be reemployed for
33 the next ensuing year. Such notice shall be given by the board of trustees no
34 later than the fifteenth day of June of each such year. If the board of
35 trustees has decided not to reemploy the certificated employee, then the
36 notice must contain a statement of reasons for such decision and the employee
37 shall, upon request, be given the opportunity for an informal review of such
38 decision by the board of trustees.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to provide to the board of
trustees the option of whether or not an employee be placed on
probation before non-renewal of a contract.
No fiscal impact to the state.
Contact: Senator Don Burtenshaw - 332-1344
Senator Darrel Deide - 332-1345
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE S1200