Employees who are fully vaccinated or have had a documented case of COVID-19 in the past 90 days may opt out of the weekly screening test.
A handful of other retiring teachers have forfeited their unused leave time. In 2019 and 2020, retiring teachers forfeited about 40 days of unused leave time, worth $6,105.
Later this month, Weiss will be honored at the upcoming Alaska Superintendents Association Fall Conference. She will also be a candidate representing Alaska for the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year.
Much like mitigation measures in the outside world, strategies for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in schools are ever-changing. Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss gives an update on what the district is doing to keep its students and staff healthy.
The acknowledgment doesn’t mention specific clans. School board members said they wanted to err toward inclusivity.
Juneau city officials reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Students, teachers and administrators say they’re happy to be back in person.
The board voted unanimously on Tuesday, but not before more than a dozen parents, teachers and community members voiced their opinions over Zoom. Board President Elizabeth Siddon said they also received more than 230 emails on the topic.
The teachers’ labor contract has a leave policy intended to encourage teachers not to exhaust their personal leave, but it may also penalize outgoing teachers.
More than 400 people have already responded to the survey. It will be open to responses for at least another week.