BOE Policies Page 1

Policy Number    Policy Description

PURPOSES, GOALS, AND OBJECTIVES

0000                    Philosophy of Education for Vernon Public Schools (Revised 9-23-2013)

0100                    Mission Statement (Policy Revised 9-26-2011)

0200                    Goals (Policy Revised 9-26-2011)

0210                    Objectives (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

0521                    Nondiscrimination (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)


COMMUNITY RELATIONS

1000                    Board of Education Role in Communication with the Public (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

1110.1                 Parent/Guardian Participation (Policy Revised 8-23-2010)

1120                    Public Participation in Board of Education Meetings (Policy Revised 6-8-2015)

1140                    Distribution of Materials by Students (Policy Revised 2-27-2012)

1146                   Recognition of Students, Citizens, Staff and Board of Education Members (Policy Revised 4-27-2015)

1210                    School-Community Organizations (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

1212                    School Volunteers (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

1220                    Citizens' Advisory Committees to the Board of Education (Policy Reviewed 9-23-2013)

1250                    School Visitors (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

1251                    Trespassing, Loitering or Causing Disturbances (Policy Revised 1-13-2014)

1251.1                 Weapons and Items Used as Weapons (Policy Revised 1-13-2014)

1311                    Political Activities of School Employees (Policy Revised 1-13-2014)

1312                    Requests from Public for Problem Resolution (Policy Revised 1-13-2014)

1321                    Public Performances by Students (Policy Reviewed 1-13-2014)

1322                    Student Contests and Competitions (Policy Reviewed 6-9-2014)

1324                    Soliciting Funds from or by Students (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

1325                    Advertising and Promotions (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

1330                    Use of School Facilities (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

1331                    Smoke Free Environment (Policy Revised 4-27-2015)

1340                    Access to School District Public Records (Policy Revised 1-27-2015)

1411                   School System and Law Enforcement Agency Cooperation (Policy Revised 1-27-2014)

1412                    School System and Fire Department Cooperation (Policy Reviewed 1-27-2014)

1416                    School System and Fiscal Authority Cooperation (Policy Reviewed 1-27-2014)

1500                    School System Cooperation with Area, State, Regional and National Associations (Policy Reviewed 1-27-2014)


ADMINISTRATION

2000                    Basic Concepts of Administration (Policy Revised 1-27-2014)

2000.1                 Board - Superintendent Administrative Structure (Policy Revised 1-27-2014)

2001                    Participatory Management Philosophy (New Policy 2-10-2014)

2100                    Administrative Staff Organization (Policy Revised 1-27-2014)

2111                     Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policies (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

2112                     Professional Development/Continuing Education (Policy Revised 1-27-2014)

2121                     Lines of Responsibility (Policy Deleted 1-27-2014)

2130                     Job Descriptions (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2131                     Superintendent of Schools (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2141                     Selection and Appointment of Superintendent (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2151                     Assistant Superintendent, Principals, and Other Administrators (Policy Deleted 6-9-2014)

2210                     Superintendent's Authority in the Absence of Board Policy (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2231                     Policy and Regulations Systems (Policy Reviewed 6-9-2014)

2250                     Monitoring of School System Goals (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2300                     Statement of Ethics for Administrators (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2400                     Evaluation of Superintendent (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

2500                     Administrative Reports (Policy Reviewed 6-9-2014)


BUSINESS AND NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPERATIONS

3000                     Concept and Roles in Business & Non-Instructional Operations (Policy Reviewed 6-9-2014)


BUDGET

3111                       Fiscal Year (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

3120                       Budget Development (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

3150                       Budget Adoption (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

3160                       Budget Administration (Policy Revised 8-25-14)

3170                       Fiscal Year (Policy Deleted 6-9-2014)

3231                       Medical Reimbursement for Special Education Students (Policy Revised 8-25-2014)

3240                       Tuition Fees (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

3250                       Materials/Services Fees, Charges (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3260                       Sales and Disposal of Obsolete Books, Equipment, and Supplies (Policy Revised 10-27-14)

3280                       Gifts, Grants, Bequests and Supplemental Funding (Policy Revised 6/9/14)

3295                       Investment of Funds (Policy Deleted 6-23-15)


PURCHASING

3313                       Relationships with Vendors (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3313.1                    Local Purchasing (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3320                       Purchasing Procedures (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3321                       Requisitions for Goods and Services (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3323                       Soliciting Bids and Quotations (Policy Deleted 6-23-2014)

3324                       Purchase Orders and Contracts (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3326                       Paying for Goods and Services (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3326.1                    Payroll Procedures and Authorized Signatures (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3432                       Financial Records and Reports (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3434                       Periodic Audit (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3440                       Inventories (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3450                       Monies in School Buildings (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3453                       School Activity Funds (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3510                       Operation and Maintenance of Plant (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3511                       Compliance with 504 Regulations (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3514                       Authorized Use of School Equipment (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3515                       Facilities Use (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3516                       Safety (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3516.3                    Accident Prevention and Reporting (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3517                       Security for School System Facilities and Property (Policy Revised 12-10-2012)

3524                       Hazardous Materials in Schools (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3524.1                    Hazardous Materials in Schools - Pesticide Application (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3532                       Property Insurance (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)

3534                       Employee/Officer Bonds (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3540                       Assignment of Student to a District School (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)


Transportation of Students

3541                        General Information (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.1                     Parent/Guardian Responsibility (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.11                   Pupil Responsibility (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.2                     Board of Education Responsibility (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.3                     Superintendent's Responsibilities (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3541.31                   School Building Administrator Responsibilities (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.4                     Public Notification of Bus Routes (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3541.41                    Appeals (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.42                    Safety Records and Reports (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3541.43                    Bus Ticket/Bus Pass Procedures (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3541.5                     Definitions (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.6                     Hazardous Conditions on Designated Walking Routes (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.7                      Transportation to Child Care Sites (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.8                      Bus Service, Bus Driver Responsibilities (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.9                      Maintaining a Safe Environment on School System Vehicles (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.91                    Offenses - Penalties for Inappropriate Behavior on School Vehicles (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.92                    Hearings for Suspension from School System Transportation (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

3541.93                    Consequences for Bus Vandalism (Policy Reviewed 8-25-2014)

FOOD SERVICES

3542                          Purposes, Facilities, and Operation (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3542.1                       Authorization of Superintendent to Act on Behalf of the Board (Policy Reviewed 6-23-2014)

3542.2                       Finance (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3542.31                       Free or Reduced Price Lunches (National School Lunch Program) (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3542.4                       Food Sales by Students/Others (Policy Revised 6-23-2014)

3560                          Capital Outlay (Policy Deleted 6-23-2014)


PERSONNEL, CERTIFIED/NON-CERTIFIED

4000                           Concepts and Roles in Personnel (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4111                           Staff Planning/Creation of Positions/Recruitment Screening, and Selection (Policy Revised 8-23-2010)

4111.1                        Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4112                           Selection, Appointment, Hiring of Staff (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4112.1                        Provisions of Collective Bargaining or Non-Affiliated Agreements/Contracts (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4112.4                        Health Examinations (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4112.5                        Security Check/Fingerprinting (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4112.6                        Personnel Records (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4112.8                        Nepotism: Employment of Relatives (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4114                           Assignment and Transfer (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4115                           Supervision and Evaluation (Policy Revised 8-23-2010)

4117                           Job Descriptions (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4117.3                        Reduction in Force (RIF) (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4117.4                        Non-renewal (Policy Revised 9-23-13)

4117.41                      Just Cause (Policy Reviewed 5-13-13)

4117.5                        Suspension or Termination of Employment (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

4117.6                        Exit Interviews (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4118.11                      Non-discrimination (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4118.112                    Sexual Harassment (Policy Revised 2-13-2012)

4118.14                      Disabilities Affecting Work Performance (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4118.21                      Academic Freedom (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4118.22                      Code of Ethics (Policy Revised 6-9-2014)

4118.23                      Conduct (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4118.231                    Smoking, Drinking or Use of Drugs on School Premises or During School Sponsored Activities (Policy Revised 4-27-2015)

4118.234                    Psychotropic Drug Use (New Policy 12-13-2010)

4118.3                       Duties of Personnel (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4118.4                        Electronic Mail (Policy Adopted 2-25-2013)

4118.51                      Rights, Responsibilities and Duties, Acceptable Computer Network Use, Social Networking Websites

                                   (Policy Adopted 4-27-2015)

4120                           Temporary and Part-Time Personnel Employment Guidelines (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4121                           Substitute Teachers (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4122                           Student Teachers (Policy Revised 6-24-13)

4126                          Consultants (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4131                           Staff Development (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4131.5                        Continuing Education Units (CEUs) (Policy Deleted 5-13-2013)

4133                           Travel Reimbursement (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4134                           Tutoring (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4135                           Employee Organizations/Units (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

4135.4                        Staff Complaints and Concerns (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4138                           Non-School Employment (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4148                           Employee Safety and Protection (Policy Revised 10-27-2014)


LEAVES

4150                           Types of, and Procedure for Request (Policy Revised 6-24-2013)

4152.6                       Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) (Policy Revised 12-10-2013)

4153                           Vacations and Holidays (Policy Reviewed 9-23-2013)

4154                           Employee Assistance (Policy Deleted 6-24-2013)

4155                           Electronic Media, Communication/Technology Usage

                                   Non-Certified Personnel

4211                           Staff Planning, Creation of Positions/Recruitment, Screening, and Selection

4211.1                        Equal Employment Opportunity (Policy Revised 9-12-2011)

4212                           Selection, Appointment, Hiring of Staff

4212.1                        Provisions of Collective Bargaining or Non-Affiliated Agreements/Contracts (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4212.4                        Health Examinations (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4212.42                      Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers (Policy Revised 6-24-2013)

4212.5                        Security Check/Fingerprinting (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4212.6                        Personnel Records (Policy Revised 3-11-2013)

4212.8                        Nepotism: Employment of Relatives (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4214                           Assignment and Transfer (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4215                           Supervision and Evaluation (Policy Revised 8-23-2010)

4217                            Job Descriptions (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4217.3                         Reduction in Force (RIF) (Policy Revised 9-23-2013)

4217.4                         Suspension or Termination

4217.5                        Just Cause (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

4218.11                       Non-discrimination (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4218.112                     Sexual Harassment (Policy Revised 2-13-2012)

4218.14                       Disabilities Affecting Work Performance (Policy Revised 5-13-13)

4218.231                     Smoking, Drinking, or Use of Drugs on School Premises (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

4218.22                       Code of Ethics (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4218.23                       Conduct (Policy Reviewed 3-11-13)

4218.3                         Duties of Personnel (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4218.4                         Electronic Mail (Policy Adopted 2-25-2013)

4218.51                       Acceptable Computer Network Use/Social Networking Websites (Policy Adopted 4-27-2015)

4233                            Travel Reimbursement (Policy Reviewed 3-11-2013)

4235                            Organizations/Units (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

4235.4                         Staff Complaints and Concerns (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4238                            Non-school Employment (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

4248                            Employee Safety and Protection


LEAVES

4250                             Types of, and Procedure for Request (Policy Revised 6-24-2013)

4252                             Leave without Pay for Hourly Employees (Policy Adopted 12-9-2013)

4252.6                          Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) (Policy Revised 12-10-2013)

4253                             Vacations and Holidays (Policy Reviewed 9-23-2013)

4254                             Employee Assistance

4255                              Electronic Media Communications/Technology Usage


STUDENTS

5000                              Supporting Maximum Achievement for Each Student (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5111                              Admission, Placement (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5111.1                           Foreign Exchange Students (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5112                              Ages of Attendance (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5113                              Attendance, Excused Absences and Dismissal Precautions (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5113.1                           Work Permits (Policy Reviewed 11-13-2012)

5113.2                           Truancy (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5114                              Suspension, Expulsion, and Due Process (Policy Revised 12-14-2015)

5114.1                           Tutoring (Policy Revised 11-13-2012)

5117                              School Attendance Areas (Policy Revised 6-25-2012)

5118                              Non-resident Students (Policy Revised 12-13-2012)

5118.1                           Homeless Students (Policy Revised 11-13-2012)

5124                              Reporting to Parents/Guardians (Policy Revised 11-13-2012)

5125                              Student Record Confidentiality (New Policy 5-14-2012)

5127                              Graduation Ceremony (Policy Revised 11-13-2012)

5131                              Conduct at School and School Related Activities (Policy Reviewed 12-14-2015)

5131.1                           Bus Conduct (Policy Revised 11-13-2012)

5131.111                       Video Surveillance

5131.3                           Student Driving and Parking (Policy Revised 4-8-2013)

5131.5                           Vandalism (Policy Revised 4-8-2013)

5131.6                           Alcohol Use, Drugs, and Tobacco (including Performance Enhancing Substances)  (Policy Revised 12-14-2015)

5131.7                           Weapons and Items Used As Weapons (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5131.8                           Out of School Misconduct (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5131.81                         Use of Electronic Communication Devices: Beepers, Pagers, Cellular Telephones (Policy Revised 6-24-2013)

5131.82                         Use of Electronic Devices (New Policy 10-25-2010)

5131.9                           Gang Activity or Association (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

5131.911                       Bullying Behavior in the Schools (Policy Revised 6-8-2015)

5132                             Dress and Grooming (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5134                              Married/Pregnant Students (Policy Revised 2-25-2013)

5141                              Student Health Services (Policy Revised 6-8-2015)

5141.21                         Administration of Medications (Policy Revised 6-8-2015)

5141.22                         Communicable and Infectious Diseases (Policy Revised 2-25-2013)

5141.25                         Students with Special Health Care Needs (Policy Reviewed 5-13-2013)

5141.27                         First Aid/Emergency Medical Care (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5141.28                         Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Policy (Policy Revised 6-8-15)

5141.3                           Health Assessments and Immunizations Policy (Policy Revised 6-8-2015)         

5141.4                           Report of Child Abuse, Neglect and Sexual Assault (Policy Revised 3-14-16)

5141.5                           Suicide Prevention (Policy Revised 2-25-2013)

5141.6                           Crisis Response (Policy Revised 5-14-2012)

5141.7                           Concussion Policy (Policy Adopted 4-27-15)

5142.1                           Interaction with Non-custodial Parents (Policy Revised 2-25-2013)

5144.1                           Physical Restraints(s)/Seclusion (Policy Revised 12-14-2015)

5144.3                           Discipline of Students with Disabilities (Policy Adopted 2-25-2013)

5145                              Student Civil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities (Policy Reviewed 2-25-2013)

5145.11                         Police in Schools (Policy Revised 2-25-2013)

5145.12                         Search and Seizure (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5145.122                       Use of Trained Dogs for Search on School Property (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)

5145.124                       Breathalyzer Testing

5145.14                         On-Campus Recruitment/Distribution of Written Information (Policy Revised 9-24-2012)

5145.15                         Directory Information (New Policy 6-13-2011)

5145.2                           Freedom of Speech/Expression (Police Revised 12-10-2012)

5145.51                         Sexual Harassment (Policy Revised 9-12-2011)

5145.511                       Sexual Abuse Prevention and Education Program (Policy Adopted 5-26-2015)

5145.6                           Student Grievance Procedures (Policy Revised 5-13-2013)




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Vernon Public Schools Mission Statement

The Vernon Public Schools, in partnership with family and community, is committed to provide a quality education, with
high expectations, in a safe environment where all students become independent learners and productive contributors to society.