III: Teacher Attendance Incentive:

1. Option I:
  • Teachers with 70 or more accumulated sick days excluding sick days shall be eligible to sell back a maximum of ten (10) sick days in accord with the following schedule:
Eligibility Requirement Value Per Day Maximum Payment
2 Sick days absent $185 $1,850
3 Sick days absent $165 $1,650
4 Sick days absent $150 $1,500

2. Option II:

  • Teachers with less the 70 accumulated sick days shall be eligible to sell back a maximum of five (5) days in accord wit the following schedule.
Eligibility Requirement Value Per Day Maximum Payment
2 Sick days absent $125 $625
3 Sick days absent $105 $525
4 Sick days absent $95 $475

Payments under options I and II shall be made on or about July 31.

3. Option III:
  • Teachers who resign, are non renewed, or are riffed may cash in their sick days at $90.00 day to a maximum of $1,800.
  • Teachers wishing to participate in any of the attendance incentive programs, must give notice on the appropriate Business Office form no latter than June 30 to be eligible for payment under this provision.
4. Upon retirement, teachers shall be paid for unused accumulated sick leave days on the following formula:

Option I:
Accumulated sick days x $110. Maximum payment $9,900

OR

Option II:
Accumulated sick days x $183. Maximum payment $16,470.

  • Teachers wishing to participate in Option II must give notice to the Board Secretary in accordance with Board policy, and no later than September 30th of the school year in which the teacher retires.
  • Teachers who exceed 7 sick days absent in their last (ten) 10 months of employment, will not be eligible for this benefit.
  • This limitation may be waived if the teacher can provide satisfactory medical documentation to the superintendent of schools. This provision is not subject to grievance.
  • The total amount payable to retiring teachers for the combined benefits attendance incentive and unused sick days at retirement, in any fiscal year shall not exceed $89,100 for Option I and $147,780 for Option II. In any year when there are insufficient funds available for these benefits due to the number of retiring teachers, the amount shall be prorated to the retiring teachers.