to the LINC Agreement, the following procedure should be followed with
regard to the participation of part time professional staff in staff
meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and professional development
1. Teachers are required by the terms of The Education Act, 1995
to attend staff meetings. As such, part time teachers are required to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
When part time professional staff are requested to attend Division
requested meetings and professional development sessions beyond the
proportion of time in their contract, they shall be paid for the
additional time required.
Part time teachers are required to attend the proportion of Early
Dismissal Days relative to the percentage of their contract.
4. Teachers, whether part-time or full time, have a professional obligation to conduct parent-teacher conferences:
4.1 The Division allows time for regularly scheduled interviews;
4.2 Other time beyond the regularly scheduled time for interviews may have to be used;
a part-time teacher participates at full time status at regularly
scheduled interviews, then he/she shall be compensated for the time on a
full time basis; and
4.4 Other scheduled time is considered part of the professional obligation, just as for full time people.
Periodically, professional development in-service education days will
be held in the schools, in the Division, or with other school divisions.
The following provisions guide the participation of part-time
5.1 Part time teachers are to attend in proportion to the time that they teach;
5.2 Arrangements may be made with the principal for selective choice;
a part time teacher desire to attend more than the portion of time that
they teach, they are welcome to do so; and
5.4 Access to personal professional development is in accordance with the LINC Agreement.
The principal shall seek authorization of the area Superintendent of
Schools in situations that do not fit any of those outlined above.
Reference: LINC Agreement
March 21, 2011