• Employee Absence Reporting

    Student at Desk

    Click here to access Absence Management (Formerly Aesop)  

    24-Hour Certificated Substitute Line 1-800-942-3767

    Employee Introduction to Absence Management

    Employee Quick Start Guide

    All Petaluma City Schools employees that obtain a substitute when they are absent must use Absence Management (formerly Aesop), to report absences.  By clicking on the "Absence Management (Formerly Aesop)" link above, you will be able to access the Absence Management system to record your absence.  If you are a Teacher, Instructional Assistant Full Inclusion, Instructional Assistant Special Education (1:1 Assistants, RSP at McDowell/McKinley, SDC at McDowell/McKinley), Instructional Assistant Special Education (South County Consortium), Senior School Secretary, Student Records Clerk, the Absence Management system will also be used to secure a substitute for you.  All other employees must report their absences via a PB-8 (Report of Absence of Personnel).

    With Absence Management, you can do the following:

    • Create an absence online
    • Create an absence over the phone
    • Cancel an absence
    • Attach a lesson plan or classroom needs to an absence
    • Select your preferred substitutes
    • Assign a substitute to your absence
    • Access user guides and training videos


    Contact Linda St. Andrew, HR Technician/Substitute Services at lstandrew@petk12.org or (707) 778-4609.