Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 3/4/2022 - 7:00 PM
Category: Human Resources
Type: Info
Subject: Staff COVID-19 Leave Option
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 2: Instructional Excellence
ACPS will ensure that all students have access to and engagement with high-quality instruction.
Goal 4: Strategic Resource Allocation
ACPS will strategically provide differentiated resources and supports to schools and departments.
Policy: GCBE - Family and Medical Leave
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
Agenda Item Summary: Beginning March 7, 2022, Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) will provide paid emergency COVID-19 leave when a staff member is unable to work for a qualifying reason related to COVID-19. All ACPS contracted full-time and part-time employees are eligible for the emergency paid COVID-19 leave program. Casual and substitute employees are not eligible for this paid leave program.

ACPS emergency paid COVID-19 Leave Program provides pay at the employees’ regular rate of pay for one COVID-19 related absence of up to five days. No more than five days of emergency paid COVID-19 leave is available during the 2021-22 school year. Contract employees who are part-time are eligible for the emergency paid COVID-19 leave program. The emergency paid COVID-19 leave days will be paid based on the applicable part-time work schedule for the employee
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board review Staff COVID-19 Leave Program as described in the memo.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. - Superintendent