Our district and schools are on SUMMER HOURS until Friday, July 27, 2018. Our summer district office hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. School hours vary by location. Schools and district offices are closed on Friday during summer hours. Our district will return to regular business hours Monday, July 30, 2018.

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Employee Relations

Experience Credit Questions and Answers

Q: I am new teacher to Hillsborough County, how can I receive salary credit for my previous work experience?

  • An employee may complete an experience verification form upon the offer and acceptance of an instructional position in Hillsborough County.
    • Forms are located online at the district website and in the employee processing packet.
    • Forms shall be carefully completed by the employee and submitted to previous district/Human Resource division.
    • Forms are to be returned to the Hillsborough County Human Resources Department Representative.

Q: If I my experience credit is not submitted in a timely manner to the district, will I receive pay retroactive to my start date?

  • An employee will have 90 calendar days from the date of employment with Hillsborough County Schools to submit to Human Resources experience.
  • Retroactive pay will be given for verified experience credit.
    • To receive a retroactive payment, experience must be received and verified within 90 calendar days of employment.
  • Experience received and verified after 90 calendar days of employment will have pay adjusted to date of verified experience.
  • Human Resources will review all experience credit and salary determination.
  • Credit will only be given for experience considered “full time” and “satisfactory” based upon performance evaluation.

Q: I am a culinary arts teacher and I have received work experience credit in lieu of teaching experience. If I transfer to another subject or leaving the current teaching assignment will I continue to receive the work experience credit?

  • Experience work credit is only valid in the following areas: SLH, Culinary Arts, Fie….
  • Up to 7 years may be granted upon receiving and validating work experience form.
  • Work experience may only be granted when the teacher is in an assignment of direct instruction in the specific areas designated to receive work experience.
  • If the teacher changes assignment or does not directly instruct students the work experience granted will be rescinded.
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