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Educational Support

Time Away From Work

View Official Policy: Educational Support Policy

This leave allows each full time, regular employee of the State of Georgia or of any board, branch, department, bureau or commission thereof shall be entitled to apply for up to eight hours of paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of promoting education in this state. Under this new law, paid leave will only be authorized for activities that are directly related to student achievement and academic support. Use of such leave for political purposes or agendas is prohibited. The revised policy reflects this change in state law. View details in the Board of Regents Human Resources Administrative Practices Manual: http://www.usg.edu/hr/manual/education_support_leave

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9231

Date Issued: 10/12/2015

Last Reviewed/Updated: