Professional Staff Contracts

NEPN/NSBA Code: GCB

A. Qualifications

All professional staff shall meet all requirements of the Maine Department of Education for the position for which they hold a contract.

 

B. Recommendations

The biannual review of continuing contract teachers by the administration will be no later than June 1.  The annual review of probationary teachers by the administration will be no later than the first regular School Committee meeting in April.

 

C. Teacher Evaluation

1. Probationary teachers will be evaluated semiannually.

2. Continuing contract teachers will be evaluated at least biannually.

 

D. Elections

The annual election of continuing contract teachers shall be held at a regular School Committee meeting prior to April 1. The annual election of probationary teachers shall be held at a regular School Committee meeting prior to May 15.

 

Prior to May 15, before the expiration of a first, second, or third-year probationary teacher’s contract, the Superintendent shall notify the teacher in writing of the Superintendent’s decision to nominate or not nominate that teacher for another teaching contract.

 

E. Executive Session

By a 3/5 vote of the members present, an executive session of the School Committee may be called for informational purposes regarding the nomination and election of continuing contract teachers. The Superintendent shall advise teachers of the possibility of an executive session and advise them of their right to be present during the executive session at such time as their individual performance is being discussed.

 

 

Legal Reference: 20-A MRSA§13201

Adopted: Prior to 1982

Revised: June 8, 1992; May 9, 2013, April 12, 2018