Paid Time Off and Leaves of Absence


     Requesting Time Off

    All employees should request paid and unpaid time off in Skyward. Upon hire, employees will receive a secure login and password to our Skyward employee portal. Time off requests in Skyward is for payroll/administrative purposes, check with your supervisor if you need to do anything additional. Access Skyward for Employee Account. 

    Medical/Maternity Leave of Absence

    Medical leaves for more than 10 days and maternity leaves should be requested on the
    Leave of Absence Request Form for school board approval. Click on this poster to learn more about FMLA. Click here to learn more about the Family Medical Leave Act.


    Requesting a Substitute

    Requests for substitutes for Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Office Paraprofessionals, Teacher Paraprofessionals, Special Education Paraprofessionals, and Media Paraprofessionals should be made in SmartFind. All other staff members should contact their supervisor for a substitute if required. If you have questions about SmartFind, contact Shannon Swanson-Jarosak in the District Office at 763-497-6532.

    Time Off Code Descriptions

    Personal Leave & Paid Time Off (PTO)

    Sick Leave

    Bereavement Leave

    Time Off Without Pay