25 ncac 01k .0312 ELIGIBILITY
(a) Full‑time or part‑time employees who have a permanent appointment shall be eligible for the Academic Assistance Program. Trainees may be determined as eligible by management after satisfactory performance for a period of not less than three months.
(b) Eligible Sources. Academic courses/degrees from accredited community colleges, colleges, universities via traditional classroom, video-based, distance learning, web-based, e-learning and certain correspondence courses shall be eligible for approval. Accreditation must be via an accrediting agency authorized by the US Department of Education or the American Council on Education/CREDIT.
(c) Academic courses which are audited shall be eligible for academic assistance; however, an employee may be reimbursed for the same course or course equivalent only once.
History Note: Authority G.S. 126‑4;
Eff. September 1, 1989;
Amended Eff. December 1, 2003; August 1, 1995.