27-12. General Class Coverage Provision

27-12.1. Lunch Period

Substitutes shall have a continuous duty-free lunch period with no work responsibilities.

27-12.2. Professional Development

Two city-wide or district cluster meetings shall be held annually, to provide professional development for substitute teachers, on topics including special education, English language learners, and technology.

27-12.3. Substitute Teacher Handbook

The BOARD shall abide by the provisions of the Substitute Teacher Handbook developed by the BOARD and the UNION during the 2016-17 school year, subject to the terms of this Agreement.

27-12.4. Geographic-area-specific Cadre Substitutes

The BOARD shall hire additional cadre substitutes who will agree to any school assigned within a particular geographic area, as defined by the BOARD prior to each school year.