Detailed description of the event here!
To take part in the Open Education Resources (OER) World Language Workshop, you must agree to the following:
This serves as a contractual agreement between you (the contractor) and the Nebraska Department of Education
The Contractor Agrees to:
- The contractor will actively participate and complete work associated with the Open Education Resources (OER) World Language Workshop
- To receive the stipend, the following tasks must be completed by the contractor on/before August 22, 2023
- Participants must participate in their assigned group to create Student Self-Assessment documents and revise the group’s document based on the group’s feedback.
- Participants must ensure their Student Self-Assessment document is uploaded into the WL group OER folder.
- Participants will vet and align 2-5 OER resources to Nebraska Standards and share them within the WL group OER folder.
- Participants will have until August 22nd to place all work in the OER Hub WL group folder and send the completed work email to Chrystal Liu (firstname.lastname@example.org) stating they completed all work per contract.
- The contractor will ensure that all work related to this event will occur outside the hours required by their primary employer while under contract with a school district, ESU, or postsecondary institution.
The Nebraska Department of Education Agrees to Compensate the Contractor:
- NDE will provide a stipend of $175 per day ($700.00 for attending all four days) upon e-mail receipt and approval of completed work.
- NDE will provide single-occupancy overnight lodging for eligible contractors. Accommodation will be direct billed to NDE. Reservations will be made for eligible individuals needing lodging:
- Individuals who live 150 miles or more (one-way) from the meeting location are eligible for up to four nights of lodging.
- Individuals who live more than 60 miles (one-way) from the meeting location are eligible for up to three nights of lodging.
- Individuals who live less than 60 miles (one-way) from the meeting location are not eligible for lodging.
- No other form of reimbursement or stipend will be provided.
- Additional meetings may be required.
- The total amount of the contract shall not exceed $1,999.99
This Contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between the Contractor and NDE. It is the parties’ intention that the Contractor be an independent contractor and not an NDE employee for all purposes, including, but not limited to, the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage and overtime payments, Federal Contribution Act, the Social Security Act, the Federal Unemployment Tax Actm the provisions of the Internal Revenue code, any Nebraska revenue and taxation laws, the state workers; compensation law, and the state unemployment insurance law.
This letter contract may be canceled by NDE, without any liability or payment required, at any time prior to the date that the contractor’s duties are to commence. Once the contractor’s duties are to have commenced, either party, upon 48 hours advance notice to the other party, may cancel this letter contract. Settlement for such cancellation, if any, shall be based upon the effective date/time of the cancellation and the resulting identifiable percentage of effort/time expended in the case of contracts for services and the extent of completed, usable, and conforming deliverables provided to NDE in the case of contacts for deliverables.
Verification of Lawful Presence in the United States
The Contractor is required and hereby agrees by the contractor’s signature below that, as a pre-condition for performance under this contract and for payment for the contract service, the contractor will use a federal immigration verification system to determine the work eligibility status of new employees physically performing services within the State of Nebraska. A federal immigration verification system means the electronic verification of the work authorization program authorized by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, 8 USC 1324A, known as the E-verify programs, or an equivalent federal program designated by the United States Department of Homeland Security or other federal agency authorized to verify the work of eligibility status of a newly hired employee.
July 18, 2023 - July 21, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Venue: Southeast Community College