Sabbatical Leaves of Absence for United Federation of Teachers (UFT) Now Available

Open to: All United Federation of Teacher (UFT) teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: The application period to request a sabbatical is now open. Learn about the requirements, and types of sabbatical leaves by reading the following memo: Personnel Memorandum No. 3, 2016-17 – regarding Sabbatical Leaves for UFT and CSA staff, effective August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. There are three main types of sabbaticals:

  • For study
  • To gain certification in a shortage area
  • To restore your health

All forms of sabbaticals should be submitted online through the Self-Service Online Leave Application System (SOLAS). Check for requirements and eligibility by referencing the above linked memo. Once you choose the requested leave type, you will be directed to the leave overview and checklist page where you can see what you need to submit. (Please note the commitments you make when you are granted a sabbatical upon your return to the classroom.)

Application period closes: Friday, March 17.

For more information: Please view the memo to see deadlines, timelines, and contact information to request sabbaticals and see sabbatical eligibility.