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School District 25 Policy

Late Certified Staff Resignations: Liquidated Damages

Policy 5382
Adopted: November 8, 2005
Legal Ref: W.S. 21-07-107


Certified staff seeking to resign after May 15 (see W.S. 21-07-107) are required to make that request in writing to the Board of Trustees for Fremont County School District #25 for their consideration at the next Regular Meeting. A written request is not tantamount to approval by the Board. Vacating the contract requires Board approval taken as a part of its business during a lawfully constituted meeting. The Board retains its option to seek liquidated damages incurred by the District to find a replacement.

Certified staff seeking to resign after July 01 are required to make that request in writing to the Board of Trustees for Fremont County School District #25 for their consideration at the next Regular Meeting. A written request is not tantamount to approval by the Board. Vacating the contract requires Board approval taken as a part of its business during a lawfully constituted meeting. The District shall seek all applicable damages from staff members resigning after July 01. These damages include, but are not limited to: advertising costs, clerical costs, administrative costs, substitute costs and salary differential costs if the replacement staff member salary is higher.

The Board has the right to review extenuating circumstances and waive this policy.

The Board reserves the option of filing a request with PTSB (Professional Teaching Standard Board) to have the teacher certification revoked.