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Tuition Reimbursement

College/University Partnerships


AFSCME Members (Negotiated Agreement, Article 18)

 Information has been Updated as of 1/8/15

Courses must have pre-approval (see  form below)

Other stipulations apply that are not noted in this chart. See specific information below and your negotiated agreement.

General college tuition

Up to $125 per credit/Max $1,000.00 combined credits and CEUs

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Up to $90 per credit / Max $1,000.00 combined credits and CEUs

To receive tuition reimbursement, the employee must submit the following in one complete packet (do not submit items separately - incomplete submissions will be returned):

  • Course Pre-approval Form

  • Request for Reimbursement Form

  • Official Transcript

  • A copy of the college/university account statement is needed to show proof of  how much you were billed for tuition as well as proof of payment.  Statement must include  your name, the college name, the dates, name and/or semester of course work taken, how much you were billed for tuition and it must show the payment as completed.

Unit III - Requirements, Limitations and Programs

  • Graded and non-graded courses for reimbursement must be job‑related and have the pre-approval of the Executive Director of Human Resources or designee prior to enrollment. Complete pre-approval form for each course. 

  • Each Unit III employee shall be reimbursed up to $125 per semester hour or up to $90.00 per CEU up to a maximum of $1,000.00 per reimbursement year (see main webpage for what constitutes a reimbursement year).  Courses must be completed while the Unit III employee is an employee on active service with the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County.
  • Must earn a grade of C or better to be eligible for payment. 
  • For reimbursement of non-graded courses, they must be job-related, evidence of successful completion must be provided to the Executive Director of Human Relations or designee, and the course shall not duplicate content and skills covered in AACPS offered courses.