If you have a probationary or indefinite contract to work in a school district, you are under a binding legal obligation for the duration of the contract. You cannot simply choose to quit mid-term.
Most districts have a board policy relating to the early release of an employee from a contract. Check your district’s policy to ascertain what circumstances and what procedures govern a request for early release.
If you need assistance on this or other matters, please contact MSTA (800) 392-0532.
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