Lloydminister Public School Division

(780) 875-5541 Fax: (780) 875-7829

5017 - 46 Street
Lloydminster, Alberta T9V 1R4

Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 408

Services Awards

Background

The Board of Education values the dedication and contributions of employees with long service to the Lloydminster Public School Division.  As such, it will recognize employees for long service and upon retirement.

Procedures

  1. Service and retirement awards will be presented annually at a Board of Education chosen date.
  2. Eligibility for service awards will be calculated as of June 30th of each current year. A list of eligible recipients will be posted by February 1st of the current school year. It is the employee’s responsibility to communicate and confirm the correctness of their years of service with the Superintendent of Education.
  3. For employees engaged in a full-time or part-time contract with the Lloydminster Public School Division, a year of service will be recognized for each school year provided that the employee has worked for the entire year. Partial years will be recognized for eligibility.
  4. Service awards will be in the form of gifts. Employees will choose from designated gifts provided in the Lloydminster Public School Division Service Award Program, beginning at the 15th year of service. Each gift will have the Lloydminster Public School Division logo on it.
    1. The value of the respective gifts shall be in keeping with the following:
      1. Five (5) years of service to the Board of Education selected gift;
      2. Ten (10) years of service to the Board of Education selected gift;
      3. Fifteen (15) of service to the Board of Education approximately $100;
      4. Twenty (20) years of service to the Board of Education approximately $150;
      5. Twenty-five (25) years of service to the Board of Education approximately $200;
      6. Thirty (30) years of service to the Board of Education approximately $200;
      7. Thirty-five (35) years of service to the Board of Education approximately $200; and,
      8. Forty (40) years of service to the Board of Education approximately $200;
  5. To recognize those employees who are retiring, a chosen print with a lasting token of the
    years of service will be chosen by the Board of Education.
  6. Employees accessing accumulated sick leave will still be recognized for service.  All other types of leaves, including extended leaves of absence, Long Term Disability (LTD), and Income Continuance Plan (ICP), will not be counted towards an employee’s years of service. 

Reference
Section 85, 87, Education Act, 1995 

Revised
December 2018
August 2023