Directors of Religious Education
The terms and conditions of employment for the Director of Religious Education (lay or religious) shall be clearly set forth in the contract. The duties and the responsibilities of the DRE should be clearly established and attached to the contract. A copy of the contract shall be given to the DRE, the pastor, and parish board of education or appropriate parish committee or council. When a Director of Religious Education is a member of a religious community, a copy of the contract shall also be given to the religious community.
The decision to renew or not to renew a Director of Religious Education's contract is at the discretion of the local pastor in consultation with his local board of education or appropriate parish committee or council.
Approved: November 20, 1984
Effective: February 4, 1985
Diocesan Board of Education Diocese of Belleville
The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton
Bishop of Belleville