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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum A: SECTION 10 LEAVES/ABSENCES

10.2 Medical and Dental Appointments

Teachers

There will be no deduction from a teacher’s personal sick leave account for absences due to medical or dental appointments which cannot be scheduled outside the contract day and are less than or equal to two (2) hours in duration, provided at least one (1) of the hours of absence occurs during the teacher’s planning time. The teacher shall notify the school principal at least three (3) working days prior to such absence, except in cases of emergency in which case the teacher shall notify the school principal as soon as possible.

Teacher Bargaining Unit Members Not Assigned Regular Classroom Teaching Responsibilities

For those members of the teacher collective bargaining unit who are not assigned regular classroom teaching responsibilities (e.g., counselors, social workers, psychologists, nurses, et al), there will be no deduction from a teacher’s personal sick leave account for absences due to medical or dental appointments which cannot be scheduled outside of the contract day and are less than or equal to two (2) hours in duration. The individual shall notify the school principal at least three (3) working days prior to such absence, except in cases of emergency in which case the individual shall notify the school principal as soon as possible.