Leaves of Absence

Effective April 1, 2020, employees who need leave for reasons related to COVID-19 may be eligible for emergency paid sick leave and/or emergency family medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  More information can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf.  

FFCRA application


The Office of Benefits, Leaves, & Retirement is part of the Department of Human Resources Operations within the Division of Human Resources and is responsible for administering the following types of leaves of absence and conversions:

 A. Board of Education (Board) Approved Leaves AND
 B. Human Resources (HR) Approved Leaves of Absence and Conversions.

Eligibility for these leaves of absence and conversions may vary according to the laws, regulations, and the specific bargaining unit agreements. 

Leaves of Absence and Conversions Process
1. Complete the Application for Leaves of Absence and Conversions
2. Review the applicable Leave Requirements and Information Sheet, which are   
    located on the relevant Leaves of Absence and Conversions page.
3. Collect the required documentation indicated on the Leave Requirements
    and Information Sheet

4. Submit the Application for Leaves and Conversions form along with the required
     documentation
to the contact information at the bottom of the Application for  
    Leaves of Absence and Conversions.