There is a huge variance depending on jurisdictions and
districts. In our area, you apply for a transfer list
placement in the spring and it goes to the places you specify
on your list, usually specific schools. Obviously, the
principals see all the list as they see those who want to
transfer to their school. Obviously, principals know each
other and talk (especially informally). Naturally, a principal
has to vet potential transfers for good matches. We do not
have any guarantees that there will be a transfer granted.
And, sometimes you can get a transfer, but end up being bumped
out of the position to another school due to the staffing
process which is based on seniority. And, some principals
don't like taking older staff as that staff member usually has
more seniority than younger ones which he/she might want to
On 9/06/13, KinderKitties wrote:
> When a staff member wants to make an Internal transfer
> within the district who views the transfer application?
> If its a paraprofessional (non certified staff of any kind)
> who makes the decision? Will your current Principal see the
> request or just the Principal of the school you want to
> transfer to, along with the HR dept?
> Thank you so much :)
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