New Hire Information

Education Leave

Effective January 1, 2016, all full-time, non-temporary employees who have a work commitment of 1.0 will have a new type of leave available for use.  Education leave will provide eligible employees with up to eight (8) paid hours of Education Support Leave per calendar year to participate in activities related to student achievement and academic support that support education in Georgia.
Activities that promote education in Georgia may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences
    • Participate in classroom activities, such as reading to a class or presenting on career day
    • Tutor students without receiving compensation
    • Proctor examinations
    • Attend award and recognition ceremonies or graduation exercises
    • Participate in field day activities or field trips
    • Attend open house functions


Augusta University Off Campus Leave Policy

Board of Regents Education Support Leave Policy