16 NCAC 06C .0405 LEAVE WITHOUT PAY
Whenever possible, public school employees shall give advance notice of requests for leaves of absence, subject to rules of the LEA. LEAs may determine the beginning or ending date of leaves of absence, except for military leave. LEAs may provide educational leave, but they may not use state funds for this purpose. LEAs may allow leaves of absence for permanent employees as follows:
(1) An employee is granted a leave of absence without pay under 1 NCAC 8C .2900 (military leave).
(2) An employee is granted a leave of absence without pay up to one calendar year for the birth or adoption of a child. This period may, with the approval of the local board, be extended for the remainder of the school year when the leave would otherwise end in the latter half of the school year.
(3) An employee may be granted a leave of absence without pay for periods as granted in the discretion of the superintendent and in accordance with rules adopted by the LEA.
History Note: Authority G.S. 115C‑12(8); 115C‑408; N.C. Constitution, Article IX, Sec. 5;
Eff. July 1, 1986;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.