4017.2 – Personnel – All Personnel – Resignation

Policy – x
Regulation –
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Adopted – 7/16/1998
Revised – 12/04/2003

Any District employee who desires to resign his/her position shall submit, in writing, a letter of resignation that indicates the date that the employee intends as his/her last day at work.  The Governing Board encourages employees to provide advance notice that is appropriate for the position they hold.

An employee’s resignation shall become effective on the date set by the Superintendent or designee and may not be withdrawn by the employee. The Board authorizes the Superintendent or designee to accept this written resignation and to set its effective date.

An employee and the Board may agree that a resignation will be accepted at a mutually agreed upon date not later than two years beyond the close of the school year during which the resignation is received by the Board.  (EC 44930, 45201)

The effective date of the resignation shall be a date not later than the close of the school year during which the resignation is received. (EC 44930, 45201)

If a certificated employee leaves District service during the school year without obtaining acceptance of his/her resignation, or if he/she leaves before the effective date of the resignation, the Superintendent or designee shall report this fact, with supporting evidence, to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Classified Employees

Ample notice of intention to resign should be given by an employee who plans to leave the District. Normally, no less than two (2) weeks notice should be given.

Legal Reference:
35161  Board delegation of any powers or duties
44420  Failure to fulfill contract as ground for suspension of diplomas and certificates
44433 Unauthorized departure from service as unprofessional conduct
44930  Acceptance and date of resignation
45201  Power to accept resignation
American Federation of Teachers, Local #1050 v. Board of Education of Pasadena Unified School District, (1980) 107 Cal.App. 3d 829, 166 Cal. Rptr. 89


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