Menno School District #33-2

Policy Manual

INDEX

 

Introduction:

About Policies and Regulations

 

 

SECTION A:

FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

 

 

AA

School District Legal Status

ABA (KC)

Community and Parent Involvement in Decision Making

ABAA

Parent Involvement in Title I

ABAB

Parent Involvement Policy

ABAC

Relations with Parents

AC

Nondiscrimination

ACAA

Sexual Harassment Policy

ACB

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap/Disability

AD

Educational Philosophy

AE (IGAJ)

Wellness Policy

AEA

Tobacco Free Schools

AFA (BK)

Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures

AFB (CBG)

Evaluation of the Superintendent

AFB-E (CBG-E)

Evaluation of the Superintendent – Evaluation Instrument

AFC (GCN)

Evaluation of Professional Staff

AFD (GDN)

Evaluation of Support Staff

AFE (IM)

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

 

 

SECTION B:

BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

 

 

BA

Board Operational Goals

BB

School Board Legal Status

BBA

School Board Powers and Duties

BBAA

Board Member Authority

BBB

School Board Elections

BBBA

Board Member Qualifications

BBBB

Board Member Oath of Office

BBC

Board Member Resignation/Removal from Office

BBE

Unexpired Term Fulfillment

BBFA

Board Member Conflict of Interest

BCA

Board Organizational Meeting

BCB

Board Officers

BCC

Appointed Board Officials

BCD

Board – Superintendent Relationship

BCDA

Board – Superintendent Relationship (Exhibit)

BCE

Board Committees

BCF

Advisory Committees to the Board

BCG

School Attorney

BD

School Board Meetings

BDA

Electronic Communication by Board Members

BDC

Executive Sessions

BDDA

Notification of Board Meetings

BDDB

Board Meeting Agendas

BDDC

Agenda Related Supplemental Information

BDDE

Rules of Order

BDDF

Voting Method

BDDH (KD)

Public Participation at Board Meetings

BF

Board Policy Development

BFCA (CHB)

Board Review of Regulations (Approval for Issuance)

BFE (CHD)

Administration in Policy Absence

BFF

Suspension of Policies

BJ

School Board Memberships

BK (AFA)

Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures

 

 

SECTION C:

GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

 

 

CA

Administration Goals

CBA

Qualifications and Duties of the Superintendent

CBB

Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent

CBC

Superintendent Contract – Compensation and Benefits

CBG (AFB)

Evaluation of the Superintendent

CBG-E (AFB-E)

Evaluation of the Superintendent – Evaluation Instrument

CC

Administrative Organization Plan

CCB

Line and Staff Relations

CF

School Building Administration

CH

Policy Implementation

CHA

Development of Regulations

CHB (BFCA)

Board Review of Regulations (Approval for Issuance)

CHC

Regulations Dissemination

CHCA

Approval of Handbooks and Directives

CHD (BFE)

Administration in Policy Absence

CK

Program Consultants

CM

School District Annual Report

 

 

SECTION D:

FISCAL MANAGEMENT

 

 

DA

Fiscal Management Goals

DB

Annual Budget

DBB

Fiscal Year

DBC

Budget Deadlines and Schedules

DBD

Budget Planning

DBH

Budget Adoption Procedures

DBJ

Budget Implementation

DBK

Budget Transfer Authority

DC

Taxing and Borrowing Authority – Limitations

DD

Funding Proposals and Applications

DE

Revenues from Tax Sources

DFA

Revenues from Investments

DFB

Revenues from School-Owned Real Estate

DG

Depository of Funds

DGA

Authorized Signatures

DI

Fiscal Accounting and Reporting

DIC

Financial Reports and Statements

DID

Inventories

DIE

Audits

DJ

Purchasing

DJB

Petty Cash Accounts

DJBA

Incidental Accounts

DJD

Local Purchasing

DJF

Purchasing Procedures

DK

Payment Procedures

DLA

Payday Schedules

DLB

Salary Deductions

DLC

Expense Reimbursements

DM

Cash in School Buildings

DN

School Properties Disposal Procedure

 

 

 

 

SECTION E:

SUPORT SERVICES

 

 

EA

Support Services Goals

EB

Safety Program

EBA

Buildings and Grounds Inspections

EBB

Accident Prevention and Safety Procedures

EBBA

First Aid

EBC

Emergency Plans

EBCA

Bomb Threats

EBCB

Fire Drills

EBCC

Emergency Lockdowns

EBCD

Emergency Closings

ECA

Buildings and Grounds Security

ECAA

Equal Access Policy

ECAB

Vandalism

ECB

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance

ECF

Energy Conservation

EDBA

Maintenance and Control of Instructional Materials

EEA

Student Transportation Services

EEAA

Walkers and Riders

EEAB

School Bus Scheduling and Routing

EEAC

School Bus Safety Program

EEACC (JFCC)

Student Conduct on School Buses

EEAD

Special use of School Buses

EEADA

Use of Private Vehicles

EF

Food Services Management

EFB

Free and Reduced Price Food Services

EGAA

Printing and Duplication Services – Reproduction of Copyright Materials

EI

Insurance Management

EIBA

Indemnification of Employees

 

 

SECTION F:

FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT

 

 

FA

Facilities Development Goals

FB

Facilities Planning

FC

Facilities Capitalization Program

FD (KBE)

Bond Campaigns

FEA

Educational Specifications

FEB

Selection of Architect

FEC

Facilities Development Plans and Specifications

FECA

Site Plans and Specifications

FED

Construction Cost Estimates and Determinations

FEE

Site Acquisition Procedure

FEFA

Contractor’s Fair Employment Clause

FEFB

Contractor’s Affidavits and Guarantees

FEG

Supervision of Construction

FL

Retirement of Facilities

 

 

SECTION G:

PERSONNEL

 

 

GA

Personnel Goals

GB

General Reference Policy

GBA

Equal Opportunity Employment

GBC

Staff Ethics

GBCA

Staff Conflict of Interest

GBCB

Staff Conduct

GBCBA

Freedom of Expression

GBCBAA (JFAA)

Search and Seizure

GBCBB

Media and Social Networking Sites

GBE

Staff Health and Safety

GBEB

Employee Communicable Diseases

GBEC

Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs by Employees – Drug Free Workplace

GBG

Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBI

Staff Gifts and Solicitations

GBK (KGC)

Smoking on School Premises

GBL

Personnel Records

GBM

Staff Complaints and Grievances

GCA

Professional Staff Positions

GCBD

Professional Staff Leaves and Absences

GCBDC

Jury Duty

GCBDD

Military Leave

GCBDE

Family and Medical Leave

GCC

Professional Staff Recruiting

GCD

Professional Staff Hiring

GCDB

Employee Criminal Background Check

GCE

Part-Time and Substitute Employment – Professional Staff

GCI

Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCJ

Professional Staff Time Schedules

GCK

Professional Staff Work Load

GCL

Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCN (AFC)

Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCPB

Resignation of Professional Staff Members

GCPC

Retirement of Professional Staff Members

GCPD

Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff Members

GCQAB

Tutoring for Pay

GCQB

Professional Research and Publishing

GDA

Support Staff Positions

GDB

Support Staff Contracts and Compensation Plans

GDBB

Support Staff Supplementary Pay Plans

GDBC

Support Staff Fringe Benefits

GDBD

Support Staff Leaves and Absences

GDC

Support Staff Recruiting, Posting of Vacancies & Hiring

GDG

Support Staff Probation and Tenure

GDI

Support Staff Assignments and Transfers

GDJ

Support Staff Time Schedules

GDL

Support Staff Development Opportunities

GDN (AFD)

Evaluation of Support Staff

GDO

Support Staff Promotions

GDPB

Resignation of Support Staff Members

GDPC

Retirement of Support Staff Members

GDPD

Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Members

 

 

SECTION H:

NEGOTIATIONS

 

 

HA

Negotiations Goals

HB

Negotiations Legal Status

HC

Scope of Negotiations

HD

School Board Negotiating Powers and Duties

HE

Board Negotiating Agents

HH

Privileges of Staff Negotiating Organizations

HJ

Negotiations Procedures

HL

Preliminary Negotiated Agreement Disposition

 

 

SECTION I:

INSTRUCTION

 

 

IA

Instructional Goals

IB

Academic Freedom

IC

School Year – School Calendar

ID

School Day

IE

Organization of Instruction

IF

Curriculum Development

IFB

Pilot Projects

IFD

Curriculum Adoption

IGA

Basic Instructional Program

IGAA

Citizenship Education

IGAB

Human Relations Education – Moral and Character Instruction

IGAC

Teaching About Religion

IGAG

Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco

IGAH

Family Life and Sex Education

IGAJ (AE)

Wellness Policy

IGBA

Programs for Handicapped Children

IGBC

Limited English Proficiency Instruction

IGBG

Homebound Instruction

IGC

Extended Instructional Programs

IGCA

Summer Schools

IGCB

Distance Learning

IGCD (LEB)

Advanced College Placement

IGD

Cocurricular and Extracurricular Activities

IGDA

Student Organizations

IGDB

Student Publications

IGDD

Student Performances

IGDF

Student Fund-Raising Activities

IGDG

Student Activities Funds Management

IGDI

Interscholastic Athletics

IHC

Scheduling for Instruction

IIA

Instructional Materials

IIAA

Textbook Selection and Adoption

IIAC

Library Materials Selection and Adoption

IIBA

Teacher Aides

IIBD

School Libraries

IIBE

Instructional Television

IIBG

Use of Computers and Networks

IIBH

Internet Safety Policy (CIPA)

IIC (KF)

Community Instructional Resources

IICC

School Volunteers

IIGBA

District Owned Computers

IJ

Guidance Program

IK

Academic Achievement

IKA

Grading Scale

IKAB

Student Progress Reports to Parents

IKB

Homework

IKE

Promotion and Retention of Students

IKF

Graduation Requirements / Early Graduation

IL

Testing Programs

ILB

State Required Assessments

IM (AFE)

Evaluation of Instructional Programs

INB

Teaching About Controversial Issues

IND

School Ceremonies and Observances

INDA

Patriotic Exercises & Flag Displays

ING

Animals in Schools

 

 

SECTION J:

STUDENTS

 

 

JA

Student Goals

JB

Equal Educational Opportunities

JEA

Compulsory Attendance Ages

JEB

Entrance Age

JEC

School Admissions

JECA

Admission of Resident Students

JECAA

Admission of New Residents and Students From Unaccredited Schools

JECB

Admission of Nonresident Students

JECBA

Admission of Exchange and Foreign Students

JECC

Assignment of Students to Schools

JED

Student Absences and Excuses

JEDA

Truancy

JEDB

Student Dismissal Precautions

JEE

Student Attendance Accounting

JEF

Released Time for Students

JEG

Exclusions and Exemptions from School Attendance

JF

Student Rights and Responsibilities

JFA

Student Due Process Rights

JFAA (GBCBAA)

Search and Seizure

JFC

Student Conduct

JFCA

Student Dress Code

JFCB

Gangs

JFCC (EEACC)

Student Conduct on School  Buses

JFCD

Cyber Bullying

JFCF

Hazing

JFCG

Smoking by Students

JFCH

Alcohol and Other Drug Use by Students

JFCI

Student Drug Abuse

JFCJ

Dangerous Weapons in the School

JFE

Bully Prevention

JFG

Interrogations and Searches

JFH

Student Complaints and Grievances

JG

Student Discipline

JGA

Prohibition of Corporal Punishment

JGD

Student Suspension / Expulsion

JHCA

Physical Examinations and Inoculations of Students

JHCC

Student Communicable Diseases

JHCD

Administering Medicines to Students

JHD

Student Psychological Services

JHFA

Supervision of Students

JHFB

Student Safety Patrol

JHG

Reporting Child Abuse

JL

Student Gifts and Solicitations

JN

Student Fees, Fines, and Charges

JNA

Loaning of Textbooks

JO

Student Records

JOA

Student Recruitment – Access to Students and Directory Information

JO-N

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) – Model Notice for Directory Information

 

 

SECTION K:

SCHOOL-COMMUNITY RELATIONS

 

 

KA

School & Community Relations Goals

KB

Public Relations Program

KBA

Public’s Right to Know

KBAA

Public Records

KBAA-R

Public Records – Regulation

KBC

News Media Relations

KBCA

News Releases

KBE (FD)

Bond Campaigns

KC (ABA)

Community and Parent Involvement in Decision Making

KD (BDDH)

Public Participation at Board Meetings

KDG

Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages on School Property

KF (IIC)

Community Instructional Resources

KG

Community Use of School Facilities

KGB

Public Conduct on School Property

KGC (GBK)

Smoking on School Premises

KH

Public Gifts to Schools

KI

Public Solicitations and Advertising in the Schools

KIA

Distribution and Posting of Promotional Materials

KK

Visitors to the Schools

KL

Public Complaints

KLB

Public Complaints about the Curriculum or Instructional Materials

KLD

Public Complaints About School Personnel

KMA

Relations with Parents Organizations

KMB

Title I Parent Involvement

KMI

Relations with Political Organizations (Public Funds)

KN

Relations with Governmental Authorities

 

 

SECTION L:

EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS

 

 

LA

Education Agency Relations Goals

LB

Relations with Other Schools and School Districts

LBB

Cooperative Educational Programs

LEB (IGCD)

Advanced College Placement

LI

Relations with Education Accreditation Agencies