Extended School Year Information for PPS Employees

  • Updated: February 15, 2024

     

    Overview

    Following last week’s re-opening of schools, we communicated with staff that there would be more information about the addition of student makeup days to our work year calendars.  We know there are many questions about what is expected for the remainder of the year and the shortened winter break. 

     

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    Employee Work Year Calendar Changes and Impacts Guidelines here.

     

    Below you will find information and frequently asked questions about the extended school year and its impact on staff. If you have a question that is not addressed in these FAQs, please submit it here. We will keep the FAQs updated in response to your questions.

     

  • The student makeup days are:

    December 18, 2023

    December 19

    December 20

    December 21

    December 22

    January 26, 2024

    February 19

    April 8

    June 12

    June 13

    June 14

Extended School Year FAQs

  • I am a non-rep central office employee and I am working President's Day - how does the swap day worK?

  • Is my work year calendar changing due to the student instructional make-up days?

  • What if I am not able to work the student instructional make-up days?

  • If I need to take leave on a student instruction make-up day, how many hours of leave would I take?

  • If I am sick from December 18-22, do I have to complete the FMLA paperwork?

  • Am I subject to disciplinary action if I take unapproved leave December 18-22?

  • How will I be paid for working the additional days?

  • If I am required to work on a contractual paid holiday, will I be paid overtime?

  • I was on FMLA/OFLA or PLO leave during the strike and used leave balances, will I be required to work the student instruction make-up days?

  • I was on FMLA/OFLA or PLO leave during the strike, used leave balances and will still be on leave during the student instruction make-up days December 18-22. Will I be required to use additional leave time?

  • I am on a long-term leave of absence that ends 12/15 and I planned to return to work on January 2, 2024, am I now required to return to work on December 18?

  • With educators receiving retro pay, will my Paid Leave Oregon (Paid Family Medical Leave-PFML) be adjusted to include the additional retroactive pay?

  • I am a PAT educator and I worked during the strike. Am I required to work the make-up days and will I be paid?

  • I am a PAT educator and I worked during the strike. If I am unable to work during the make-up days, do I need to use my leave balances?

  • I am a substitute educator, will the number of days required to work to be eligible for benefits be adjusted due to the strike?