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Contracts entered into with licensed employees, other than an administrator, will continue from year to year unless the contract states otherwise, is modified by mutual agreement between the Board and the employee, or the contract is terminated by the Board.

Licensed employees whose contracts will be recommended for termination by the Board will receive notice prior to April 30.  The superintendent will make a recommendation to the Board for the termination of the licensed employee’s contract.

Licensed employees who wish to resign, to be released from a contract, or to retire must comply with Board policies in those areas.

Legal Reference:

Ar‐We‐Va Community School District v. Long and Henkenius, 292 N.W.2d 402 (Iowa 1980).

Bruton v. Ames Community School District, 291 N.W.2d 351 (Iowa 1980).

Hartman v. Merged Area VI Community College, 270 N.W.2d 822 (Iowa 1978).

Keith v. Community School District of Wilton in the Counties of Cedar and Muscatine, 262 N.W.2d 249 (Iowa 1978).

Iowa Code §§ 20; 272; 279.12‐.19B, .27; 294.1 (2003).

Cross Reference:

405.3 Licensed Employee Individual Contracts

405.9 Licensed Employee Probationary Status

407 Licensed Employee Termination of Employment

Approved: May 4, 1990

Reviewed: April 1, 2024

Revised: July 11, 2005