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413.4 Support Staff Dismissal

The superintendent or superintendent’s delegated subordinate has the authority to suspend or dismiss the services of any support staff employee.  The employee shall have the right to a hearing before the board if the employee so desires.  The employee must request a hearing with the school board in writing to the superintendent within two working days of the suspension or dismissal.


A support staff employee may be dismissed for any reason, including, but not limited to, incompetence, willful neglect of duty, reduction in force, willful violation of board policy or administrative regulations, or a violation of the law.


Date Board Adopted 9/15/1986

Date Board Reviewed 2/21/2022


Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 20.7, .24 (2013).