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Sa​bbatical​​​ Leave

Sabbatical Leave, a leave of absence not to exceed one academic year, is part of the total professional growth program and should consist of study and/or research or return to industry or business for the purpose of improvement of the individual's contribution to the District.

​Complete the Sabbatical Leave Request Form and your Sabbatical LeaveProposal and submit them along with the Sign Off page (signed by yourDepartment Chair) to your college Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning VC_EdServices@rccd.edu by March 15th for the following academic year or fall semester only; or by May 15th for the following spring semester only. These dates may be waived by the District where timely application is prevented by the procedures of other institutions or governmental agencies.  

* A “Certificate of Health" signed by physician must accompany your SabbaticalLeave application 
(Article XIII, Q.3.d)​

** Sabbatical Leave Bond  The Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning will issue notices of approval and bond information to sabbatical leave applicants. Bond documents must be submitted to the Office ofthe Vice Chancellor, Educational Services and Strategic Planning by August 1stfor fall semester only and the following academic year, and no later than January 30th for spring semester only. (Article XIII, Q.4.f)

Prior to the beginning of your leave, it will be necessary that you provide a suitable bond indemnifying the District against loss in the event that you fail to render a period of service in the District, which is equal to twice the period of the leave, immediately following your leave. 

No later than sixty (60) calendar days before the beginning date of the sabbatical leave, the employee will provide the Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning with a bond (including receipt for the cost of the bond, for which the District will pay 50%) guaranteeing that they will return to the District to render a period of service which is equal to twice the period of the leave. The Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning will forward the receipt for bond to the Vice Chancellor of Business and Financial Services.

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​Required Forms   ​  

Bond Contact Information


Sabbatical Leave Request Form

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. – Public Entity Division

Sabbatical Leave Request Sign Off Page

Pamela L. Dominguez – Vice-President 

Sabbatical Leave Proposal

Office 602.707.1900 / Direct 602.707.1891

Certificate of Health *

CA License No. 0C36861    www.alliant.com

​​Sabbatical Leave Bond **

 

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