Personnel Deadlines for the 2010-2011 School YearSeptember 3, 2010 – Articles
Retirement for Bonus: Classroom Teachers' Early Notice of Year-End Retirement to qualify for $500 bonus, the teacher must give notice to the Board on or before December 1, 2010. W. Va. Code 18A-2-2(g).
Posting of seniority: On or before the January 15, 2011, the county boards shall post at each county school or working station the current seniority list or lists of each service personnel classification. W. Va. Code 18A-4-8g(f).
Reduction-in-Force of professional employees: Board approval on or before February 1, 2011. Keep in mind that notice and hearing must occur prior to the February 1 deadline per W. Va. Code 18A-2-2(c).
Reduction-in-Force of service personnel employees: Board approval before February 1, 2011. Keep in mind that notice and hearing must occur prior to the February 1 deadline per W. Va. Code 18A-2-6.
Transfer of professional and service employees: Notified in writing by the superintendent on or before February 1, 2011. If a hearing is required, the hearing on the proposed transfer shall be held on or before March 15, 2011. The superintendent at a meeting of the board on or before March 15, 2011, shall furnish in writing to the board a list of teachers and other employees to be considered for transfer and subsequent assignment for the 2011-2012 school year. W. Va. Code 18A-2-7.
Probationary personnel employees: The superintendent at a meeting of the board on or before March 15, 2011, shall provide in writing to the board a list of all probationary teachers and service personnel that s/he recommends to be rehired for the next ensuing school year. The board shall act upon the superintendent's recommendations at that meeting. W. Va. Code 18A-2-8a.
Hearings for probationary personnel: Any probationary teacher or probationary service personnel who receives notice that s/he has not been recommended for rehiring may, within ten days after receiving the written notice, request a statement of the reasons for not having been rehired and may request a hearing before the board. The hearing shall be held at the next regularly scheduled board of education meeting or a special meeting of the board called within thirty days of the request for hearing. W. Va. Code 18A-2-8a.
Rescission: If before prior to the first day in August of 2011, the reason for the particular employee's reduction-in-force or transfer no longer exists, the board must rescind the action. W.Va. Code 18A-4-7a(j)(4) and W. Va. Code 18A-4-8b(k).