Things to do in April – School Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for School Districts

(This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources Department’s specific duties.)

Personnel Timeline

  • Continue collective  bargaining process
    • Check collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) regarding dates for the exchange of initial proposals from employee organizations and the district
    • Other obligations in the collective bargaining agreement for April
  • Continue preparing budget projections-classified and certificated salaries
  • Notify Exclusive Representative of possibility of classified employee layoffs if necessary
  • Continue compiling data regarding certificated employees:
    • Requests for transfer
    • Intent to return for next school year
  • Provide principals with staffing questionnaire for the next school year
  • Establish interview schedules for certificated vacancies
  • Conduct on-campus college/university recruitment of certificated personnel
  • Monitor (end of the year) 30 day evaluation deadline for certificated personnel
  • Post job vacancy announcements for summer school as required by board policy or CBA

To Do at various times of the year

  • Begin identification process for certificated and classified employees eligible for early retirement incentives
  • Monitor credentials and professional growth units (150 hrs)
  • Review, revise and update board policies
  • Update job descriptions to meet current state/federal mandates (may require negotiations with employee unions)
  • Respond to insurance enrollment/claims/inquiries

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