Educators of Cooperative Extension are provided paid time off to enjoy the benefits of holidays that are observed by the county in which assigned.  For educators who are located in county-provided offices, the number of holidays will vary according to the county holiday schedule, therefore, additional information regarding holidays can be secured from your district director.  For educators who are located at a Commonwealth College, the holiday schedule shall be the same as that of the campus or center in which the staff member is located.

One personal holiday is earned each calendar year on January 1. A new employee in the first year of employment earns a personal holiday for that year after completing two months of employment. The personal holiday is scheduled in the same way in which vacation is scheduled.

If not used, the personal holiday shall be carried over into the next calendar year but not thereafter.