This report focuses on measures that can be taken by school boards to give recognition to their staff and improve the quality of their employees' working life. The report is based on the findings of a survey done by the Canadian Education Association, to which 103 out of 224 school boards responded. The first section describes ways of recognizing staff: recognition for long service, letters and cards of commendation, media publicity, school system publications, awards and gifts, certificates, recognition events, professional development, and educational or personal leave. The second section details recognition for long service. The third section looks at how school boards foster a climate tht enhances human relations among school board staff according to survey responses. The fourth section briefly describes alternative measures under consideration. Appended are (1) a list of school boards participating in the survey; (2) samples of recognition awards; (3) sample policies, guidelines, and procedures; and (4) sample goals for estabishing personnel policies and regulations. (SI)As well, some boards choose to present a personally selected gift as well as a board certificate, pin or plaque. ... Generally, the value of the gift would be in excess of $10 per year of service (for example, those with 30 years service would anbsp;...
|Title||:||How School Boards Give Recognition to Staff|
|Author||:||Canadian Education Association|
|Publisher||:||Canadian Education Association - 1988-01-01|