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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum A: SECTION 8 DISCIPLINE, TERMINATION AND NONRENEWAL

8.2 Length of Probationary Period for Teachers
  1. A teacher employed under regular contract will serve a three (3) year probationary period. Service under a regular contract while holding a DPI teaching license with stipulations does not satisfy the probationary period.

    1. A contract of less than two-tenths (.2) shall not count as service of the probationary time required to be served under this section.

    2. A contract of two-tenths (.2) to four-tenths (.4) shall count as one-half (1/2) year of service as a probationary employee.

    3. The probationary period for a teacher employed under a contract of two-tenths (.2) to four-tenths (.4) at any time prior to completion of their probationary period shall end on the last day of the school year following accumulation of a total of three (3) years of service.

  2. A teacher who leaves District employment for three (3) school years or more, and is re- employed by the District as a teacher, must again serve the above-referenced three (3) year probationary period. A teacher who leaves District employment for less than three years, and is re-employed by the District as a teacher, must serve a one (1) year probationary period.