Administrative Guideline - 2243 Attendance at Educational Meetings

Attendance at educational meetings shall be controlled by the Superintendent in accordance with Board policy and/or terms of negotiated, collectively-bargained agreement.

Educational meetings are intended to include professional conventions, conferences, workshops, drive-ins, etc. which are conducted for the purpose of disseminating information, making inquiries into the nature of an educational problem, etc.

A.      Attendance shall be limited to those staff members who have responsibilities directly related to the topics dealt with at a meeting and have participated in similar activities conducted with the Corporation or the local area.

B.      Other staff members requesting attendance whose responsibilities are not directly related must show cause why attendance is necessary and what benefit the Corporation may receive from their attendance.

C.      Staff members attending a meeting will make a summary report to the principal and indicate the ways in which what was learned will be applied within the Corporation.

D.      Reimbursement for travel, rooms, meals, and other meeting expenses shall be made, within budgetary constraints, on the basis of itemized expense accounts and submitted on the State claim form accompanied by receipts.