Ostrem v. Arlington County School Board, No. 1:2018cv00746 - Document 44 (E.D. Va. 2019)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Claude M. Hilton on 11/19/2019. (aott)
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Ostrem v. Arlington County School Board Doc. 44 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Alexandria Division NICHOLAS OSTREM, Plaintiff, Civil Action No. l:18-cv-746 V, ARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, Defendant. MEMORANDUM OPINION THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiff Nicholas Ostrem, a white male, was employed by Defendant as a pre-kindergarten special education teacher at Carlin Springs Elementary School between August 2015 and June 2018. Under Virginia subject to law, yearly Plaintiff was a ''probationary" employee contract renewals. Plaintiff's contract was renewed after each of his first two years of service at the school, but was not renewed following his third year, before the 2018-2019 school year began. Plaintiff's 2017-2018 contract with Defendant, which expired on June 20, 2018, specified that it did "not constitute a guarantee of employment for the following year." The contract also included a provision stating that the parties were subject to "all laws. Dockets.Justia.com