non·​in·​struc·​tion·​al | \ ˌnän-in-ˈstrək-shnəl How to pronounce noninstructional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \

Definition of noninstructional

: not relating to or concerned with the process of instruction : not instructional noninstructional support staff noninstructional activities/services noninstructional texts

Examples of noninstructional in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All other staff, including administrators, noncertified employees and noninstructional support personnel, enjoyed a 4% boost in their salaries. Carissa D. Lamkahouan, Houston Chronicle, "Retirement announcement caps busy year in Deer Park ISD," 20 Dec. 2019 Lawmakers required an armed guard on every campus and created a guardian program that allowed noninstructional employees to undergo training and carry guns. Skyler Swisher,, "School safety plans rely on ‘chewing gum, duct tape and hope.’ Lawmakers vow to act.," 12 Dec. 2019 The rookie teacher will be announced at an awards celebration on March 14, while the noninstructional winner will be revealed at the Lake County Night of Stars event April 18. Jerry Fallstrom,, "Lake names finalists for Rookie Teacher of the Year, top noninstructional worker," 14 Feb. 2018 Two high school teachers and an elementary teacher are in the running for Lake County Rookie Teacher of the Year, while two clerical workers and a school resource deputy are finalists for the district’s top noninstructional employee award. Jerry Fallstrom,, "Lake names finalists for Rookie Teacher of the Year, top noninstructional worker," 14 Feb. 2018

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1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Noninstructional.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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