OPINION ISSUED DECEMBER 7, 1988
STEPHANIE R. SHORT
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
No appearance by claimant.
Janet F. Steele, Assistant Attorney General, for respondent.
This claim was submitted for decision based upon the allegations
Notice of Claim and
Claimant seeks $210.00 for reimbursement of tuition for courses
by claimant for the
renewal of her teaching certificate. The grades for the two courses
necessary for claimant to
complete the reimbursement request for tuition grants for
renewal. The deadline for
reimbursement on classes ending June 30, 1988, was July 15, 1988,
claimant did not receive
her grades by the deadline and did not submit the reimbursement
to respondent within
the proper fiscal year. Therefore, claimant has not been reimbursed
the tuition expenses. The
respondent admits the validity and amount of the claim and states
there were sufficient funds
expired in the appropriate fiscal year from which the claim could
In view of the foregoing, the Court makes an award in the amount
Award of $210.00.