Employee Discipline Resources

Information and resources relating to teacher evaluations, contracts and discipline.

About legal servicesThis is a for-fee service from OSBA

Learn how OSBA attorneys can assist with litigation services, administrative hearings, charter school applications, sample contracts, training and more.

Teacher and Administrator Contract Renewals, Non-Renewals and Dismissal

This link outlines the processes required by Oregon law for teacher and administrator contract renewals, non-renewals and dismissals. District policies, collective bargaining agreements and administrator contracts should be reviewed and the District's legal counsel consulted prior to beginning any non-renewal or dismissal procedure.

Legal Assistance TrustThis is a for-fee service from OSBA

Established to help districts with the expense of litigation, primarily at the appellate level, which has a statewide impact.

Our superintendent needs to update board members about staff issues that may turn into grievances. Under what statute can that executive session be held?

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Due process vs just cause

Due Process vs Just Cause Comparison

U.S. teacher evaluations fail to measure teacher effectiveness

A summary of a the Widget Effect report from The New Teacher Project which faults the education system for failing to use meaningful measures of teacher effectiveness in student achievement decisions.