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Human Resources Newsletter, August Edition 2019

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Welcome New HR Team Members

Please join us in welcoming our newest Team Members:

  • Dr. Mack Bullard, Assistant Superintendent
  • Sharonda Ladd, Classified Personnel Administrator
  • Twanya Frazier, Personnel Assistant


We are so excited to have them!


In addition to acquiring new staff, we also promoted a current team member. Christi Mimbs, will serve as our new FMLA Administrator and Assistant to Mr. Ed Aaron. Please see our updated staff list below. HR is looking forward to another great year of serving the BCSD!

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Employee Referral Bonus Program

Help Us Build A Great Team!


Employees who refer a "Teacher" candidate will receive a $1000 referral bonus if that candidate is hired and works in the district for a full year. Reach out to friends and family interested in teaching and tell them about the great things happening in Bibb! Please see the attached flyer for guidelines.

Substitute Teacher Applications

The Substitute Teacher application will reopen August 1, 2019.

For questions regarding substitutes, please contact Ingrid Brown: mailto:Ingrid.Brown@bcsdk12.net

Mandatory HR Staffing Meetings

Principals:

It's that time of year again for.....Staffing Meetings. Last year these meetings ran great and we are expecting a repeat performance. Please make sure all Personnel Action Forms for new hires, transfers, and resignations are submitted in PowerSchool by August 2, 2019. This will allow time for processing and ensuring all staff are in place prior to the meetings. Staffing schedule is attached. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Code of Ethics & Pertinent Policies & Procedures

Principals:

Please review Code of Ethics/Pertinent Polices & Procedures and the Employee Handbook with your staff and have EACH staff member sign the acknowledgement form. Forward a copy of this form to Lewanna Stubbs and keep a copy for your records. Presentations and forms are available in SharePoint under Documents. Deadline to complete this process is August 9, 2019.


*Central Office employees (with the exception of Maintenance, Nutrition and Transportation departments) should visit PD Express to register for Code of Ethics training.

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TKES/LKES guidelines are attached. Contact Connie Chin at mailto:Kangyi.Chin@bcsdk12.net for TKES/LKES support.

Classified Evaluations

Each classified employee should complete a Self-Assessment and Pre-Conference Evaluation. Supervisors are responsible for uploading completed evaluations in PowerSchool Records. Evaluation forms are located on the HR Webpage and in SharePoint. Evaluation guidelines are attached. Deadline to complete this process is September 13, 2019.

SAVE THE DATE

BCSD Annual Teacher Recruitment Fair:


Please plan to join us for our Annual Teacher Recruitment Fair Saturday, March 7, 2020. More information coming soon!

Need to Submit Certification Documents?

For your convenience, we have created a certification email account for submitting all certification documents to HR. Simply email them to mailto:certifications@bcsdk12.net and we'll take it from there. Documents can include Initial Certification Applications, Transcripts, Requests for Added Fields, Certificate Upgrades, VLP Forms, etc. Principals, please share this information with your teachers.

Resignations and Retirements

All resignation and retirement forms should be completed in PowerSchool Records. Please remember we are no longer accepting paper forms. Letters of resignations can be attached to the form in PowerSchool. For instructions on completing this process, please visit our Webpage. Link is below: https://www.bcsdk12.net/departments/human_resources/resignation_retirement

FMLA Packets

Please remember ALL initial FMLA Packets MUST be obtained directly from the FMLA Administrator, Christi Mimbs. Packets that are initiated in schools/departments will not be accepted. Failure to follow this process could result in processing delays and may affect the employees pay. For FMLA guidelines, please visit our Webpage or contact Christi Mimbs at mailto:Christi.Mimbs@bcsdk12.net. Link to Webpage is below: https://www.bcsdk12.net/departments/human_resources/fmla

Federal & State Labor Law Posters

Please be on the look out for new Federal and State Labor Law Posters. You will receive them in the pony. These posters should be displayed in your school or department immediately. If you have any questions, please contact: mailto:ChristiMimbs@bcsdk12.net.

On-line HR Procedures Manual

Looking for a particular procedure or a sample letter....visit the HR Procedures Manual in OneNote for "All Things HR". In this manual, you will find an abundance of helpful resources and tools such as:


  • Administrative Leave Procedures
  • Certification Requirements
  • Critical Day Protocol
  • Hiring Procedures
  • Sample Letters of Direction
  • Service Agreement Process
  • ......And Much, Much More


You can access this manual in SharePoint. We recently shared a link to the manual with you for quick access. If you didn't receive the link or need access, please contact mailto:Lewanna.Stubbs@bcsdk12.net.

Upcoming Dates

Aug 9 - Code of Ethics & Pertinent Policies & Procedures for Schools

Aug 20-Sept 4 – HR Staffing Meetings for Principals

Aug 30 – TKES Orientation, Self-Assessment & Pre-Evaluation Conference

Aug 30 – TKES PSC Professional Learning Goals/Plans

Aug 30 – LKES Orientation, Evaluator Selection & Self-Assessment

Sept 13 – Classified Self-Assessment & Pre-Conference Evaluation

Sept 16 – LKES PSC Professional Learning Goals/Plans

Sept 16 – LKES Pre-Evaluation Conference

Sept 20 – TKES Observation: 1st Walkthrough

BCSD Human Resources

Dr. Mack Bullard, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources


Vision:

Each student will demonstrate strength of character and will be college or career ready.


Mission:

The Bibb County School District develops a highly trained staff and an engaged community dedicated to educating each student for a 21st century global society.