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775 New Teacher Hiring Date Reporting

Published: 2015

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Title 14 Education

700 Finance and Personnel

700 Finance and Personnel

775 New Teacher Hiring Date Reporting

1.0 Purpose

The purpose of this regulation is to outline the criteria and process related to new teacher hiring data collection and reporting by school districts as required by 14 Del.C. §1725.

2.0 Definitions

"Contract Offer Date" shall mean the date an authorized agent or representative of the district notifies the successful candidate of the intent to hire.

"Critical Curricular Area" shall mean an area identified as a critical area by the Department of Education and approved by the State Board of Education.

"District" shall mean a reorganized school district or vocational technical school district established pursuant to Chapter 10 of Title 14 of the Delaware Code.

"Department" means the Delaware Department of Education.

"New Teacher Hiring Date" shall mean, for purposes of this regulation, the Contract Offer Date as defined herein.

"Position Availability Date" shall mean the date the district Human Resources Office knows the available position is released for a new full-time teacher hire.

"Position Title" shall mean the appropriate teaching position as offered to the teacher from the list of teacher position titles as provided in the Delaware Educator Data System (DEEDs).

"Position Type" shall mean the appropriate instructional level of the teacher or whether the teacher is in a critical curricular area.

3.0 New Teacher Hiring Data Report

On or before December 1st of each year, each District shall annually submit a New Teacher Hiring Date Report to the Department on a format approved by the Department that includes, but is not limited to, Contract Offer Date, Position Availability Date, and Position Title. The report shall reflect the district new teacher hiring activity from the "estimated unit count" as that term is defined pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1704 until November 15th of that same calendar year.

15 DE Reg. 337 (09/01/11)