Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is July 27, 2014
home news sports feature opinionfyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » June 1, 2004 » Opinion » Letter to the Editor: Aides will be given a fair chance
Published 3,708 days ago

Letter to the Editor: Aides will be given a fair chance


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

By WALT BORLA
Helper

Editor:

As a result of the news article concerning the Board of Education meeting of May 12 (School board fields funding, employee related issues, May 18, Sun Advocate) and the status of Teacher Aides at Sally Mauro Elementary, there appears to be some confusion and misunderstandings.

In all fairness to Mrs. Mike (Angel) Dalpiaz and the aides at the school, it should be pointed out that, contrary to the article stating that the decision on the rehiring will not be based on a committee from the school, the superintendent stated that a committee will indeed make recommendations to the school principal.

In meeting with the board, Mrs. Dalpiaz inquired why seniority is not taken into consideration in the rehiring process. Probably the word seniority in the news item would of been more appropriate than the word sorority. In replying, the superintendent pointed out that part-time employees of the district do not accrue seniority rights.

This situation has come about as a result of the shrinking student population in local schools and resulting loss of funding. It has been the policy of the local board, when this happens, to issue termination notices to all personnel involved, in this case the teacher aides at Sally Mauro.

Once the situation is cleared up and a decision can be made on the basis of funds available, all will be given the opportunity to apply for the positions available.

This is the same policy utilized when the shrinking student population mandates a reduction in the number of teachers in the district. All non-tenured teachers are given termination notices with the possibility that some will have the opportunity to apply for positions available.

As mentioned in the news article, the superintendent and board assured Mrs. Dalpiaz and the other aides at the school that the committee takes experience into consideration when considering the rehiring.


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Web Poll  
April 24, 2014
Do you think armed militia and individuals should have joined the protest last weekend concerning the removal of the cattle owned by Cliven Bundy from BLM land in Southern Nevada?
Yes
No
Don't know
Don't care

View Results

Opinion  
June 1, 2004
Recent Opinion
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us