Mansfield
Educators'
Association
2010  -  2011  Important Dates...
Mansfield, MA
MEA Important Dates/Information List

September 3Oth MEA members who wish to enroll in Investment Plans (403b) must notify the Superintendent so payroll deductions can begin in October

October 1st MEA members must notify the Superintendent in writing no later than Oct. 1st preceding the first school year in which the benefit will become effective of their intent to participate in Augmented Longevity

October 15th MEA President will be supplied with the current seniority list from Administration

December 1st  MEA members must notify the Superintendent of their desire to apply for a sabbatical leave

February 1st  MEA members who wish to enroll in Investment Plans (4O3b) must notify the Superintendent so payroll deductions can begin in March

March 1st  MEA members who are on a leave of absence must indicate their intention to return in writing for the next academic year

March 15th  Application for Sabbatical Leave must be submitted to Superintendent

March 15th  The School Committee will post all anticipated open positions on the schools web site

March 3Oth  MEA members who wish to voluntarily transfer to any open position must submit a letter of intent to the Superintendent

April 1st  MEA member who desires to participate in a job sharing position for the next year must write to Superintendent

April 1st  Notification to Superintendent in writing of return for the next academic year from a Maternity leave longer titan 12 weeks

April 1st Determination for qualification in a teaching position will be based upon materials in a teachers’ personnel file as of this date for purposes of layoffs

April 1st  Evidence of certification must be on file as of this date

April 15th  MEA member on the 26 pay cycle must notify the Superintendent in writing their desire to receive a lump sum payment

May 15th MEA members will be notified, in writing, of layoff as soon as possible but no later than this date

May 15th School Calendar for the next year to MEA Members

August 1st  MEA members will be given their room assignments by the end of the school year or no later than August F

August 31st Early Retirement Incentive Payment made to MEA members by August 31st of the fiscal year following that in which the declaration of intent is filed.

Money Issues/Dates

Evaluations - MEA members will receive their evaluation summary no later than 10 days following the observation.

Longevity-l/2 of the payment will be made in the first pay period in December and the second 1/2 will be paid in the first pay period in June
August - MEA members who wish to change their pay plan from 21 to 26 payments of vise versa must notify the Superintendent in writing.
Salary will be paid in 21 or 26 equal bi-weekly installments

Maternity - MEA member must notify the Superintendent in writing by the end of her fourth month of her pregnancy, the date she wishes to commence her leave of absence.
Maternity leave of 12 weeks for regular delivery
Maternity leave of 14 weeks for Caesarian delivery
Up to 40 days of accumulated sick pay for a normal maternity leave
12 week or longer leave-Return in the September following the leave or the next September following the September following the birth of the child

Personal Days -Three days advanced notice given to their immediate supervisor