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April 3, 2013 | 2,086 views | 1 comment

LA VERNIA -- Contracts for several key administrators and personnel have been approved by the La Vernia Independent School District board of trustees. This matter was among several issues addressed during the board’s March 25 regular meeting.

“We have a great team of educators here in La Vernia, so the contract renewals were a thing to be expected,” said Dr. Tom Harvey, the district superintendent, after the meeting.

Contract renewals for campus principals and district directors, along with the contract for Assistant Superintendent Diane Fisher, were presented to the board.

The board also approved an anticipated leave reimbursement program, which has been under discussion for several months.

“The issue of leave is one that plagues not only La Vernia, but all school districts,” Harvey said. “When the teacher is out of the classroom and a substitute has to come in, it is less beneficial to everyone, not only as a financial consideration, but also to the quality of instruction.”

“With the new program, it gives people a chance to be paid for their unused leave, rather than to have to use it,” Harvey continued. “There will be some teachers who will not take leave for years and have it all there at the end when they’re getting ready to retire. This will hopefully help to alleviate some of that issue.”

Also at the meeting, the board:

•Approved the contract with Wells Fargo as the district’s bank depository

•Received a presentation on the taxation rate.

•Approved the school calendar for academic year 2013-14
 

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Why not have a use or lose leave program like the federal employees have? How hard is it to do the right thing.

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