It shall be unlawful for an employing board to cancel or reduce the contract of a teacher, principal, or contract principal or to transfer, reprimand, or discipline a teacher because the teacher opposed any employment action under this chapter or this title.

(Act 2000-733, p. 1588, §8.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 16-24B-8

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • CONTRACT PRINCIPAL: Includes only those persons hired on or after July 1, 2000, and certified for the position of principal as prescribed by the State Board of Education and who are employed by an employing board as the chief administrator of a school, including a vocational center. See Alabama Code 16-24B-2
  • EMPLOYING BOARD: Includes all local boards of education, the Board of Trustees of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, and the Alabama Youth Services Board in its capacity as the Board of Education for the Department of Youth Services School District. See Alabama Code 16-24B-2
  • principal: Includes only those persons hired before July 1, 2000, and certified for the position of principal as prescribed by the State Board of Education and who are employed by an employing board as the chief administrator of a school, including a vocational center. See Alabama Code 16-24B-2