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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-74.3


Professional Leave

Professional leave will be governed by these regulations.

  1. Requests
    1. Any employee who wishes to attend a professional improvement activity should file a request for professional leave with the appropriate administrator.
    2. Requests for professional leave should be made in a timely fashion to avoid disruptions to the school/department.
    3. If approval is granted, the School Board may reimburse the individual for the reasonable expenses related to fees, meals, lodging, and transportation.
  2. Reporting

    Employees attending professional improvement activities will be encouraged to share the information from such sessions with colleagues.

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: December 16, 2002
Revised by Superintendent: November 29, 2017