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Professional Procedures

February 05, 2014

Request for Professional Development

  • Go to Greenbush’s PDP Toolbox and choose Upcoming Learning Event and complete  http://www.pdptoolbox.org
  • Once you receive approval from your building principal and the Director, complete the registration to the activity.
  • Lodging reservations and payment are your responsibility and will be reimbursed once you return and turn in your receipt to the main office. 
  • Email your coordinator the professional development activity you will be attending.

Request for Personal Leave

  • Personal leave must be requested in advance. 
  • Complete the Request for Personal Business form
  • Obtain building administrator signature for approval of leave
  • Turn in to the main Tri-County office for Director’s signature

End of Year Check Out

  • ALL certified staff (teachers, school psychologists, OTs, PTs, SLPs) are required to have an end of the year check out on the last day (or before, if applicable) of the contracted work calendar.
  • Check out must occur at the Tri-County main office, 220 E. Chestnut, Independence, KS.
  • Check out must be done by the certified staff (not a paraprofessional)
  • End of Year Check Out Sheet

Mileage Reimbursement

  • Staff may receive mileage reimbursement for Director approved travel.
  • Complete Mileage Reimbursement form.Download & save forms to your computer: Excel Version 2003 or Excel Version 07-10
  • Turn form in to main Tri-County office by the 10th of each month for payment to be made by the 24th

Expense Reimbursement

  • Staff may receive expense reimbursement for Director approved expenses (such as hotel, meals on out of town trips).
  • Complete Expense Reimbursement form
  • Turn form in to main Tri-County office.  Some expenses must be approved at the monthly Board Meeting, so payment may be after these scheduled meetings. 

Purchasing Items for Your Classroom

  • Find the items you want to purchase
  • Complete a Material Requisition form and turn in to the main Tri-County office
  • Make sure all needed information is on the form
  • Main office will order your supplies
  • You may be contacted to pick up your materials at the main office once they arrive

Community Integration  

The purpose of Community Integration is to provide exposure of the community to our special education population.  All Community Integration trips should be targeted to meet IEP goals, Extended State Standards, and the Alternate Assessment.

  • Follow your building/district procedures for leaving the building
  • Have lesson plans and follow up lessons that justify the need for Community Integration
  • Stay within the community 
  • Approximately 2 trips per month within the community 
  • No more than 1 trip per quarter outside of the community 

Parent Complaint  

  • Teacher and building Principal should be the first contact
  • If the parent is not satisfied, the teacher and/or building principal should contact the Special Education Coordinator


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