Lancaster SD | AR 4317.3 Personnel
When the district needs to reduce the kind and/or number of management staff, layoff proceedings shall be initiated at the recommendation of the Superintendent or designee and after consultation with legal counsel.
When the district needs to reduce the number and/or kind of certificated management staff and also needs to reduce the overall number of certificated employees, the district shall proceed pursuant to the requirements of Education Code 44955. By March 15, affected employees shall be notified of the Board's action by registered mail or in person.
When the district needs to reduce the number and/or kind of certificated management staff and intends to place the displaced personnel in other certificated positions (causing no reduction in the overall number of certificated employees of the district), the district shall proceed pursuant to Education Code 44951. By March 15, affected employees shall be notified of the Board's action by registered mail or in person. If the notice is presented in person, the employee's signature acknowledging receipt of the notice shall be obtained on the district's copy of the notice.
During the time period between five days after enactment of the Budget Act and August 15, the Board may determine that the total revenue limit per ADA has not increased by at least two percent and that the district needs to reduce the number and/or kind of management staff pursuant to Education Code 44955.5. In such a situation, the Board shall adopt a schedule of notice and hearings and shall otherwise proceed pursuant to Education Code 44951 or 44955.
An employee who has served as an administrator in the district for at least two years shall have permanent certificated status in the district as a teacher. (Education Code 44893, 44894, 44929.21) However, the period of employment in the administrative position is not included when calculating seniority related to layoff and reemployment, except for: (Education Code 44956.5)
1. Site administrators who are entitled to earn up to three years' seniority for these purposes.
2. Administrators who were initially employed in an administrative position before July 1, 1983.
Classified Management/Confidential Employees
Classified managers shall be entitled to the same procedure and have the same layoff rights as all other classified employees.
(cf. 4217.3 - Layoff/Rehire)
(cf. 4300 - Management, Supervisory and Confidential Personnel)
44951 Continuation in position unless notified
44955 Certificated employee layoff
44955.5 Termination of certificated employees; insufficient increase in revenue limits
44956 Reemployment rights of laid-off certificated employees
44956.5 Seniority of certificated administrators
45100.5 Senior management positions
45104.5 Abolition of position
45108.5 Senior management employee
45114 Layoff and reemployment procedures
45117 Notice of layoff
45298 Reemployment and promotional exam
45308 Order of layoff and reemployment
Regulation LANCASTER SCHOOL DISTRICT
approved: November 6, 2007 Lancaster, California