Detailed receipts must be kept for each purchase.
No alcoholic beverages or tobacco products are purchased with a school credit card at any time, no matter the circumstance.
Every effort should be made to return the school cards with completed vouchers and receipts the next school day.
Make sure the Business Department receives the voucher and receipts in a timely manner. Make copies.
Lost receipt forms are available but should be 'avoided'.
Voucher forms are online and are easy to locate and complete. All sections must be complete on the form.
Meals are reimbursed at $46 per day. Please note the amount is not per meal.
Restaurants that are questionable or expensive should be avoided. Usually, if their reputation is not family oriented...If you are not sure if it is a questionable establishment ..don't go.
Get attendee cell numbers to help with communications.
If several people are going on a trip, get more than one card. Share and be courteous with all attendees.
The business office should not have to reimburse anyone for anything other than fuel for their personal vehicle. We are a professional team. Snacks should be purchased with personal funds.
Conference sessions are attended by all individuals. If you are not able to stay for the entire conference, please wait until another workshop is offered. We are privileged to be able to attend.
If vehicles are valet parked, check the hotel policy for in-and-out privileges and if no restaurants are nearby, self-park or be cautious. Use the Sales and/or Use Tax Certificate of Exemption for parking if needed.
When validation/CTE Credit Codes are awarded by the workshop, make every effort to record.
Check your bags on the last day with the hotel concierge or place in vehicle before the workshop begins on the final day to avoid late check-out charges or an extra day added to the hotel stay.
Wear your name tag at major conferences.
Evaluation forms are needed upon return. They are located on the Professional Development page under the Staff Center link on the HISD website.
Please fill out the evaluation form. It is used for a multitude of purposes. If Gear Up is involved Mrs. Joan Ragland, Gear Up Coordinator and Technology Instructional Specialist, will make you aware of any special circumstances.
All GT and ESL are handled by Mr. Donny Webb.