Louisiana Department of Education                                              Employee Policies

Special School District (SSD)                                                           Effective Date: 8/12/2013


General Employment Information




This policy contains general information about employment in SSD. For more specific information, please contact your Human Resources Office.




State of Louisiana employees are paid bi-weekly (every other Friday), through the statewide payroll system.


Employees are paid through direct deposit, unless an exception has been granted by the Office of State Uniform Payroll (OSUP), and may view their remuneration statements in LEO (Louisiana Employee’s Online). LEO may be accessed at https://leo.louisiana.gov. Details and brochures are available in the Human Resources Office.


For year-round employees, each paycheck includes fourteen calendar days, or two regular work-weeks.


The annual contract amount for teachers and paraeducators at LSDVI is divided evenly over 26 pay periods, from the beginning of the school year.


Nine month classified employees and ten month unclassified employees at LSDVI are on leave without pay during the summer months.


Updating or Changing Personal Information


In order to ensure deposit of paychecks and delivery of tax forms, benefits notifications, and other information, employees must maintain appropriate bank and address information in the payroll system.


Employees may change their personal information, such as their address, or banking information, through LEO. LEO is available at all times, with limited interruptions for maintenance and payroll processing. Employees may also update or change information through the Human Resources Office.


Civil Service System


All SSD employees are state employees, and are either in the classified or unclassified state service. The classified service is governed by the Civil Service Article in the Louisiana Constitution, and Civil Service Rules, approved by the State Civil Service Commission.


Classified Appointments may be:

Unclassified Appointments include: