Wisconsin Administrative Code
Technical College System Board
Chapter TCS 3 - Certification Of Personnel: Requirements And Procedures
Section TCS 3.16 - Appeals

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง TCS 3.16

Current through February 27, 2023

(1) DISTRICT CERTIFICATION APPEAL PROCEDURE. Each district shall establish an appeal procedure in consultation with the district certification committee established under s. TCS 3.15 to promote voluntary resolution of disputes relating to district responsibilities, activities and decisions under this chapter. Any person aggrieved by a decision of the district resulting from district action or inaction, may initiate an appeal as established, but utilization of the district appeal procedure shall not be a prerequisite to initiation of an appeal with the board under sub. (2). The district procedure shall at a minimum:

(a) Designate the chair of the district certification committee to receive appeals.

(b) Require appeals under the subsection to be filed within 45 days of the action or inaction which serves as the basis for the appeal.

(c) Establish a procedure for receiving and resolving appeals, including a provision for written acknowledgement within 15 days of receipt of the written appeal and a written determination of the complaint within 45 days of receipt of the written appeal unless the parties agree to an extension of time.

(d) Notify the person filing the appeal of the right to appeal the decision of the district to the board.

(2) BOARD CERTIFICATION APPEAL PROCEDURE. Any person aggrieved by a decision of a district, or any person or district aggrieved by a certification decision of the board, may file an appeal under ch. TCS 4 and ch. 227, Stats., as follows:

(a) For a person aggrieved by a decision of a district, the appeal shall be filed within 45 days following receipt of the written determination under sub. (1)(c), or 45 days following the district action or inaction which serves as the basis for the appeal if the district appeal procedure established under sub. (1) is not utilized.

(b) For a person or district aggrieved by a decision of the board, whether by action or inaction, the appeal shall be filed with the board within 45 days following the action or inaction which serves as the basis for the appeal.

Cr. Register, April, 1993, No. 448, eff. 5-1-93; correction in (1) (intro.) and (2) (intro.) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, June, 1994, No. 462.

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