If you are an OEA member and would like to take advantage of Tuition Reimbursement, you can convert your staff development days and the day prior to the beginning of school to Tuition Reimbursement.
You will need to contact the payroll department to begin this process. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OEA contract language outlines the tuition/registration process as follows:
E. Compensation Options
Compensation for staff development days and the day prior to the beginning of school may be received either as:
- Tuition expense paid directly to the college or university of the employee’s choice,
- Tuition for approved educational conferences or conventions (paid directly to the
conference or convention) or,
- Tuition payment requests must be submitted by June 30th of the school year following the year in which it is earned. Tuition payments will be processed by calling the Payroll Office. All banked compensation set aside for tuition that is not used shall be paid to the employee and taxed at the usual rate at the end of the period specified above.
Tuition must be paid directly to vendor. EXPENSES CANNOT be reimbursed, so be sure sure to contact Payroll to get specific details on how to proceed.