Child Rearing

BCPS provides eligible employees with up to two years of unpaid leave to care for a newborn or adopted child.

Application for child rearing leave must be made by the employee prior to the birth or adoption of a child except in the event of premature delivery.

For more detailed information regarding Academic/Educational leave, please review the Child Rearing Leave Requirements and Information Sheet.

Required forms:
Application for Leaves of Absence and Conversions
Medical Certification for Leave Request (Non-FMLA)
MSRPS Form 46 (Required for members of the Maryland State Retirement Agency only)