Resignation/Retirement of Professional Staff Members
Separation by Resignation or Retirement
Employees who are under contract and intend to separate at the close of the contractual year shall inform the superintendent of such intention in writing as soon as possible after such decision has been made. Those who wish to resign prior to the end of the contractual year shall request a release from their contract from the board.
Employees not under contract shall give 14 calendar days written notice when resigning.
An eligible employee who resigns or retires from the school district shall be entitled to terminal leave pay for any unused vacation time accumulated pursuant to district policy.
The board authorizes the superintendent or designee to express the appreciation of the Lake Washington School District for the years of service that had been rendered by the resigning or retiring employees.
Reinstatement of Illness, Injury, and Emergency Leave
Employees who voluntarily resign from employment with the school district, who are not reimbursed for unused leave under the provisions of RCW 28A.58.096, and return to the employment of the district within three years shall be credited with the illness, injury, or emergency leave which they had accumulated at the time of such resignation.