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Voluntary/Involuntary Paraeducator Transfer Season 

Each spring the paraeducator transfer season occurs, providing permanent employees the opportunity to transfer to other schools and locations. In addition, employees returning from leave or those who have been involuntarily transferred have an opportunity to interview for vacancies for which they are qualified and interested.

Paraeducator Involuntary Transfer Meeting 

March 27, 2017: 4:00-6:00 p.m. at 45 West Gude Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850 (Maple Conference Room, first floor). This meeting is only for paraeducators (not temporary/subs) who have been involuntarily transferred or had a reduction in hours, and paraeducators who would like to voluntarily transfer to another location.

Important Dates

March 27-May 12, 2017: Voluntary transfer season. Both voluntary and involuntary candidates compete for positions during this time. Paraeducators are allowed to transfer during this period, but are not allowed to increase their hours; however, they may voluntarily decrease their hours. Hiring from outside or from current temporary employees will not be allowed.  
May 15-June 9, 2017: Involuntary transfer season begins. Principals must select paraeducators from the involuntary transfer list. 
June 12–June 30, 2017: Placements of remaining involuntary paraeducators are made at this time. 
July 3, 2017: Open Season for remaining vacancies.  Paraeducators who wish to change locations and/or increase hours may apply, as well as all other applicants interested in the remaining vacancies posted on MCPS Careers.

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