• Leave of Absence

     District Policy

    Per policy DEC (Local), an employee shall submit medical certification of the need for an intermittent or continuous leave if the employee is absent for more than five (5) consecutive days because of a personnel illness or illness in the immediate family. 

    A Leave of Absence Request is not required for Bereavement Leave (death in the immediate family or funeral leave).

    Process to Request and Return from Leave

    The following forms must be completed and submitted with attention to the Leave Management Specialist by email at leaveofabsence@neisd.net or fax at 210-805-2767 or mail to 8961 Tesoro Drive, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78217.

    When an employee needs to be out more than 5 consecutive days due to one of the following reasons:

    1. The birth of a son or daughter or placement of a son or daughter with the employee for adoption or foster care;
    2. To care for a spouse, son, daughter, or parent who has a serious health condition;
    3. For a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the essential functions of his or her job; or
    4. For any qualifying exigency arising out of the fact that a spouse, son, daughter, or parent is a military member on covered active duty or call to covered active duty status.


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a leave of absence?

  • Who qualifies for a leave of absence?

  • What types of leave are available to North East ISD employees?

  • Does the district offer COVID leave?

  • Where do I obtain an application for Leave of Absence?

  • How long can I be on a leave of absence?

  • After returning from a leave of absence, is my return to the same job guaranteed?

  • What types of leave require medical documentation?

  • How do I know how many earned paid leave days I have?

  • Why do I need to request a leave of absence if I cannot return to work and have no accumulated sick leave?

  • While on leave of absence, must I use all my accumulated leave?

  • What are my responsibilities as an employee when requesting a Leave of Absence?

  • Will I receive a check while I am on a leave of absence?

  • What happens to my insurance coverage while I am on a leave of absence?

  • If I am absent for more than 5 days due to worker’s compensation, do I need to request a leave of absence?

  • What do I do when I am ready to return from my leave of absence?

  • What do I do if my leave of absence is nearing the end, but I am not ready to return?