About this Form
Form number: 281-1
Audience: MCPS Staff
Last revised: December 2014
INSTRUCTIONS: This form is required for authorization and accounting for funds for nonlocal travel.
Authorization of Travel/Funds—At least 30 days prior to travel, this form must be approved by both the principal/director and the deputy/associate superintendent. Advances will not be made more than 30 days before the trip. No advance will be made if estimate of expenses total less than $100 or if there are prior travel advances outstanding. Retain a copy of the approved form for use in final settlement of travel expenses.
Accounting for Travel Expenses—Use the approved copy to account for travel expenses within 10 business days after completion of trip. Forward, with original receipts, as appropriate, to your account manager, who will send the completed form as soon as possible to the Division of Controller, 45 West Gude Drive, Suite 3200, Rockville, Maryland.
Reference: Regulation DIE-RA: Travel for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Purposes.
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