The Natchitoches Parish School Board shall grant military leave to employees of the Board upon proper submission of application for such leave.  Leave with pay for military purposes shall be granted when leave is not to exceed fifteen (15) working days in one (1) calendar year.  Leave without pay shall be granted when leave is for more than fifteen (15) working days.  All requests for military leave shall be presented to the Board for approval and must be accompanied by proper documents attesting to call to duty.


An employee on extended military leave (longer than fifteen (15) working days) may be required to apply for reinstatement of his/her former position within thirty (30) days after end of leave; the employee shall then be reinstated at the salary then in force in the salary schedule.  The Board may transfer the employee to a position of like seniority, status and pay, if in the opinion of the Board, such action is beneficial to the school system.


  1. Military leave shall be granted only when an employee is called for active duty in the United States Armed Forces and not for any voluntary military service.

  2. Requests for military leave will be submitted to the Superintendent in writing at least 15 days prior to the effective date of leave.  A copy of active duty orders will be attached to the request.



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:1215, 42:394, 42:401, 42:403

Board minutes, 4-10-80


Natchitoches Parish School Board