TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 8. EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES

PART II-B. NEW ORLEANS CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

 

17:1970.26      Administration, faculty, staff;  classification status;  benefits

 

A. (1) All center administrators, faculty members, and other professional employees of the board shall be nonclassified employees of the state.  All such nonclassified employees shall be members of the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana.

 

(2)(a) All clerical, security, and other nonprofessional employees of the board shall be classified employees of the state.

 

(b) Any classified employee who was an employee of the Orleans Parish School Board at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts prior to July 1, 2000, who continues as an employee of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts beginning July 1, 2000, may, by not later than October 1, 2000, elect to continue as a member of the retirement system of which he was a member prior to July 1, 2000.  Such election shall be in writing and a copy shall be provided to both the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the system in which he is electing to continue as a member.  If no such election is made, the employee shall be a member of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System.

 

B. (1) Every employee of the board shall be eligible for health insurance and other benefits accorded to state employees as provided by law.

 

(2) Any employee of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts as established in this Part who was employed by the Orleans Parish School Board at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts prior to July 1, 2000, shall be permitted, at the recommendation of the primary center administrator, to transfer to the employment of the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts.

 

C. (1) The following laws may be made applicable to any nonclassified employee and shall be applicable to each nonclassified employee of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts who was employed by the Orleans Parish School Board at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts prior to July 1, 2000, to the same degree as such provisions apply generally and subject to revision by law:

 

(a) Tenure (R.S. 17:461 through 463).

 

(b) Sabbatical leave, both professional and medical (R.S. 17:1170 through 1187).

 

(c) Sick leave (R.S. 17:1201 through 1202).

 

(d) Personal leave (R.S. 17:1208).

 

(e) Leave for jury duty (R.S. 17:1210).

 

(f) Maternity leave (R.S. 17:1211).

 

(g) Military leave (R.S. 17:1215).

 

(h) Provisions relative to service credit (R.S. 17:424, 424.1, 424.2, and 424.3).

 

(i) Provisions relative to compensation for extended school days (R.S. 17:154.2).

 

(j) Provisions relative to the minimum number of work days (R.S. 17:154.3).

 

(k) Provisions prohibiting the reduction of salary below that of the previous year (R.S. 17:421.3(E) ).

 

(l) Provisions prohibiting certain persons from influencing a student's grade (R.S. 17:  414.2).

 

(m) Provisions relative to school employee personnel files (R.S. 17:1231 through 1238).

 

(n) Provisions relative to school personnel evaluation (R.S. 17:3901 through 3904).

 

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Subparagraphs (b) through (g) of Paragraph (1) of this Subsection, policies and provisions regarding leave for center administrators shall be determined by the board, including the annual calendar.

 

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of Subparagraphs (b) through (g) of Paragraph (1) of this Subsection, policies and provisions regarding leave for center administrators shall be determined by the board.

 

Added by Acts 2000, 1st Ex.Sess., No. 60, § 2, eff. July 1, 2000.  Amended by Acts 2010, No. 525, § 2, eff. June 24, 2010.