Each member who is employed by a school district for less than 12 months per school
year and each member of the professional staff of the Nevada System of Higher Education
employed for the academic year who is employed for less than 12 months per fiscal
year is credited with service as follows:
1. Service is credited on the basis of a full year if the member works full-time for
the full school year.
2. Employment for a part of a school year is credited on a ratio of one and one-third
days for each day worked, but credit may not be given in advance or until the appropriate
period has expired.
3. A full year of service is not credited until the full 12-month period has expired. If the employee begins work under a new contract before the expiration of the 12-month
period for the old contract, credit must be granted for the period of overlap, as
certified by the school district, at the first period in which there is a lapse in
4. Service credit under this section must be computed according to:
(a) The school year for school district employees.
(b) The fiscal year for members of the professional staff of the Nevada System of
5. A member receives full credit while on sabbatical leave if the public employer
certifies that the compensation and contributions reported for the member are the
same as if the member were employed full-time. If the employer does not so certify, the member receives credit in the proportion
that the member’s actual compensation bears to the member’s previous compensation.
No member may receive less credit under this section than was provided under the law
in force when the credit was earned.
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