COURSE APPROVAL/REIMBURSEMENTSWe reimburse for 6 credits a year September through August.All paperwork must be submitted by August 31.Important: Please refer to your contract regarding maximum amount per credit reimbursed and tuition payback if you exit your employment with Millville Public Schools.Step 1: If you would like to be reimbursed for a course, Course Approval Forms must be submitted PRIOR to taking the course. Once approved, you will receive an email confirmation.Step 2: Once your course is complete, please send a copy an itemized bill/statement from your college/university, transcript with your grade and signed voucher. A credit card bill or bank statement will not be accepted.Step 3: If everything is correct, your reimbursement will be processed and Human Resources will send it for payment. You will receive your reimbursement check in 3-4 weeks.MEA Members....please take note of the following:
11:1 The Board recognizes that it shares with its staff responsibility for the upgrading and updating of
education performance and attitudes. The Board and the Association support the principle of
continuing training of the staff and the improvement of job performance and instruction.
11:2 To work toward the end stated above, the Board agrees to implement the following:
11:2.1 To pay the full cost of six (6) credits in any one school year, taken beyond the required Non-
Degree Certification or the Bachelor's Degree with the approval of the Superintendent. A school year for credit purposes shall be defined as the period between September 1 and August 31.
The cost of the credits shall be at the Stockton University rate.
Reimbursement shall be made to the Board by any employee who voluntarily leaves employment for the cost of any credit(s) paid within two full school/academic years. Reimbursement for employees who voluntarily leave within the first year shall be 100%, and reimbursement for employees who voluntarily leave within the second year shall be 50% of the cost. Reimbursement shall not be required when the teacher shall voluntarily leave the employ due to a significant documented life change.
This Article is subject to provisions of N.J.S.A. 18A:6-8.5.
11:2.2 To pay the reasonable expenses (including fees, meals, lodging and/or transportation) incurred by unit members who attend workshops, seminars, conferences, in-service training sessions or other such sessions with the prior written approval of the Superintendent and the Board where policy so requires.
11:3 For Support Staff to be eligible for reimbursement, courses taken must be directly related to the
improvement of the employee's work skills.Contact:Jamie GribbleAdministrative Assistant of HR856-327-6030