Lane Change Request Form
A Lane Change is based on 15 quarter credits (10 semester credits) beyond the last earned degree and must be in accordance with the terms and conditions listed in the Elk River Education Association Master Agreement, Section 7.8 - Compensation for Additional Preparation (click here to view the Master Agreement).
Processing and School Board approval require receipt of the Salary Schedule Lane Change Request Form and official transcripts. Official Transcripts can be either hard copy via US Mail or electronic.
If submitting an electronic transcript, it must be received directly from the institution via email through a secured site to your building Human Resource Specialist. Transcripts emailed to the Teacher from the institution and then delivered to Human Resources in any form are not official for the purpose of Lane Changes.
For a Lane Change to be effective the first contract day, the lane change request form and official transcripts must be received in Human Resources by November 15.
For a Lane Change to be effective as of January 1, the lane change request form and official transcripts must be received in Human Resources by March 1.
The employee is responsible to file in a timely manner, submit all paperwork required, and to complete all follow-ups.
Credits for television viewing, correspondence work, self-study or undergraduate work must have prior approval from the Credit Evaluation Committee.