1. Where a teacher has been accused of child abuse or sexual misconduct in the course of exercising his/her duties as an employee of the Board, and the Board concludes that there was no basis on which to take any action against the teacher arising from the alleged misconduct, the following shall apply:
a. the teacher shall be reinstated to the position held unless otherwise mutually agreed between the teacher and the Superintendent;
b. the teacher shall be compensated for all wages and benefits lost due to the allegations;
c. the teacher shall receive first priority for a transfer to any vacant position for which the teacher is qualified, in accordance with Article E.14 of this Agreement;
d. the teacher shall receive from the Board a written statement that the Board has concluded the matter, having found that there was no basis on which to take action against the teacher arising from the allegations (s);
e. the teacher and the teacher’s family shall be entitled to utilize the Employee Assistance Program and the teacher may apply for leave of absence, with pay, pursuant to Article G.20 of this Agreement.