TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 29. LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYEES PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
PART II. PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
SUBPART B. PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT
17:3621.2 Continuation of compensation
A. Notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter to the contrary, a teacher who has successfully completed his professional improvement program and has terminated his employment with a city or parish school board shall receive the additional compensation provided in R.S. 17:3621 upon subsequent employment with a local school board or a vocational technical school subject to either of the following conditions:
(1) That the teacher was employed by a city or parish school board as a teacher of vocational technical courses and such courses were eliminated by such school board or the teacher was terminated as the result of a reduction in force action by the employing school board and such teacher was subsequently employed as an instructor by a state vocational technical school.
(2) That the teacher was employed by a city or parish school board and was employed by any city or parish school board within three years from the date prior employment was terminated.
B. Any teacher who has begun his professional improvement program but has not completed such program and who takes a leave of absence to pursue a doctor's degree at an institution of higher education and upon completion of such degree is employed by a city or parish school board in a teaching position or as a counselor shall be permitted to resume his professional improvement program and may substitute any academic courses completed in such degree program for those required by his professional improvement program pursuant to R.S. 17:3622.
Added by Acts 1987, No. 321, Sec. 1, eff. July 6, 1987. Amended by Acts 1990, No. 650, Sec. 1, eff. July 19, 1990.