• On April 5, 2022, Governor Pritzker signed Public-Act 102-0697.  This act allows for COVID-19 administrative leave due to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis while the Governor has declared a disaster proclamation. The district is implementing a process to reinstate time to employees that qualify for COVID-19 administrative leave for the 2022-2023 school year, please click on the link below to submit your request. The link is also located in CLASSLINK in the Human Resources tile. 

     2022-2023 COVID-19 Reinstatement of Leave Request Form

    Who is eligible for the reinstatement of sick, personal, dock, and vacation days?

    • All staff currently employed by McHenry School District 15 who are fully vaccinated.

    Do I need to be vaccinated in order to qualify for the reinstatement of sick, personal, or unpaid days?

    • Yes.  You must be fully vaccinated, in order to qualify.

    Which COVID-19 reason(s) are eligible for reinstatement of day(s)?

    • I was absent due to my confirmed Positive COVID-19 diagnosis via PCR/antigen test or at-home test. 
    • I provided care for my child/dependent (only school-aged children qualify,  elementary, middle, and high school) that was absent from school due to a confirmed positive COVID-19 diagnosis via PCR/antigen or at-home test.   
    • The Act does NOT cover for the care of children who are in daycare facilities.
    • The Act does NOT cover absences due to “Long COVID” or other COVID-19-related reasons not listed above.
    • The Act only covers the time you or your school-age child were absent from work or school due to a Positive COVID diagnosis.

    Do I need to send documentation to the District to verify my absences?

    • Yes, the District will request a POSITIVE COVID test result (PCR/antigen or At HOME tests) accepted as documentation and this can be uploaded to the Google form.

     When will my reinstated days appear in SKYWARD?

    • If your request qualifies, you will receive notification from the Human Resources department stating the amount of the day(s) that have been reinstated/reimbursed. 

    If you have a question that is not answered in the FAQs please reach out to Laura Schneider, lschneider@d15.org, or Kate McEnaney, kmcenaney@d15.org, in the Human Resources department.