STEEL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD POLICY MANUAL

TABLE OF CONTENTS

000 LOCAL BOARD PROCEDURES

001     Name and Classification
002     Authority and Powers
003     Functions
004     Membership
004.1  Student Representative to Board
005     Organization
006     Meetings
007     Distribution
008     Organizational Chart
011     Board of Governance Standards/Code of Conduct

100 PROGRAMS

101     Philosophy of Education
102     Educational Goals
103     Affirmative Action Program for School/Classroom Practices
104     Affirmative Action Program for Employment/Contract Practices
105     Curriculum Development
106     Course Guides
107     Adoption of Planned Courses
108     Adoption of Textbooks
109     Resource Materials
109.1  Library Media Centers Selection of Materials
110      Instructional Supplies
111      Lesson Plans
112      Guidance Counseling
113      Special Education
114      Programs for Gifted Pupils
114.1   Programs for Gifted Students
115      Vocational Education
116      Tutorial Instruction
117      Homebound Instruction
118      Independent Study
119      Creating Effective Partnerships
120      Human Development Program
121      Field Trips
122      Co-curricular Activities
123      Interscholastic Athletics
123.1   Concussion Management
123.2   Sudden Cardiac Arrest
125      Adult School
126      Class Size
127      Evaluation of Educational Program
137      In-Home Instruction
138      School Board Awards
139      School Volunteers
140      Title I Districtwide Parental Involvement
140.1  Title I Parental Involvement Barrett Elementary School Program
140.2  Title I Parental Involvement Franklin Primary Center Program

140.3  Title I Parental Involvement Middle School Program
140.4  Title I Parental Involvement Park Elementary School Program

141      English as a Second Language Program
142      Wellness

200 PUPILS

201      Admission of Beginners
202      Eligibility of Nonresident Students
203      Immunization
204      Attendance
205      Postgraduate Students
206      Assignment within District
208      Withdrawal from School
209      Health Services
210      Use of Medications
211      Student Accident Insurance
212      Reporting Student Progress
213      Grading of Student Progress
214      Class Rank
215      Promotion and Retention
216      Student Records
217      Graduation Requirements
218      Student Discipline
218.1   Student Discipline Secondary Schools
219      Student Hearing Process
220      Student Expression
221      Dress and Language
222      Smoking
223      Use of Motor Vehicles
224      Care of School Property
225      Students and the Police
226      Locker Search
227      Drug Awareness
228      Student Government
229      Student Fund Raising
230      Public Performances by Students
231      Social Events and Class Trips
232      Participation in School Affairs
233      Suspension and Expulsion
234      Pregnant Students
235      Student Rights
236      Court Ordered Custody
237      Special Education Behavioral Management for Exceptional Children
238      Terroristic Threats/Acts
239      Early Admission to College in Lieu of the Senior Year of High School
240      Identification Cards
241      Student Activities
248      Unlawful Harassment
249      Bullying/Cyberbullying
250      Electronic Devices

300 ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES

301      Creating a Position
302      Employment of Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent
303      Employment of Administrators
309      Assignment and Transfer
310      Abolishing a Position
311      Suspensions and Furloughs
314      Physical Examination
315      Disqualification by Reason of Health
316      Nontenured Employees
319      Outside Activities
320      Freedom of Speech in Nonschool Settings
321      Political Activities
322      Gifts
323      Smoking
324      Personnel Files
326      Complaint Policy
327      Management Team
328      Salary Determination
331      Job Related Expenses
333      Professional Growth Guidelines
335      Anticipated Disability
339      Uncompensated Leave
348      Unlawful Harassment
349      Family and Medical Leaves

400 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES

401      Creating a Position
403      Decertification
404      Employment of Professional Employees
405      Employment of Substitute Professional Employees
407      Student Teachers
408      Employment Contract
409      Assignment and Transfer
410      Abolishing a Position
411      Suspensions and Furloughs
412      Evaluation of Professional Employees
414      Physical Examination
415      Disqualification by Reason of Health
416      Nontenured Staff Members
417      Disciplinary Procedures
418      Penalties for Tardiness
419      Outside Activities
420      Freedom of Speech in Non-instructional Settings
423      Smoking
424      Personnel Files
425      Dress and Grooming
426      Complaint Policy
428      Salary Determination
429      Substitute Compensation
431      Job Related Expenses
432      Working Periods
433      Professional Development Guidelines
434      Sick Leave
435      Anticipated Disability
436      Personal Necessity Leave
439      Uncompensated Leave
440      Responsibility of Staff for Student Welfare
442      Jury Duty
448      Unlawful Harassment
449      Family and Medical Leaves
450      Credit for Salary Placement

500 CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES

501      Creating a Position
504      Employment of Classified Personnel
505      Employment of Substitute and Short Term Employees
508      Employment Contract
509      Assignment and Transfer
511      Suspensions and Layoffs
512      Evaluation of Classified Employees
514      Physical Examination
515      Disqualification by Reason of Health
517      Disciplinary Procedures
518      Penalties for Tardiness
523      Smoking
524      Personnel Files
525      Dress and Grooming
526      Complaint Policy
528      Wage and Salary Determination
530      Overtime
532      Working Periods
534      Sick Leave
535      Anticipated Disability
536      Personal Leave
537      Vacation
539      Uncompensated Leave
541      Benefits for Regularly Employed Part-time Personnel
542      Jury Duty
543      Paid Holiday
548      Unlawful Harassment
549      Family and Medical Leaves

600 FINANCES

601      Objectives
602      Budget Planning
603      Budget Preparation
604      Budget Hearing
605      Tax Levy
606      Tax Collection
607      Tuition Income
608      Bank Accounts
609      Investments
610      Purchases Subject to Bid
611      Purchases Budgeted
612      Purchases Not Budgeted
614      Payroll Authorization
615      Payroll Deductions
616      Payment of Claims
617      Petty Cash
618      Student Activity Funds
618.1   Special Purpose Funds - Cafeteria Fund
618.2   Special Purpose Funds
619      District Audit - Public
620      Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights
622      GASB Statement Number 34

700 PROPERTY

701      Facilities Planning
702      Gifts, Grants, Donations
703      Sanitary Management
704      Maintenance
705      School Safety
706      Property Records
707      Use of School Facilities
708      Lending and Disposal of School Owned Equipment, Books and Supplies
709      Building Security
710      Use of Facilities by Staff
711      Integrated Pest Management
712      Service Animals

800 OPERATIONS
800      Records Management
801      Public Records
802      School Organization
803      School Calendar
804      School Day
805      Emergency Evacuation of Schools
806      Child Abuse
807      Opening Exercises
808      Food Services
808.1   Lunch Account
810      Transportation
811      Bonding
812      Property Insurance
813      Other Insurance
814      Copyright Material
815      Anonymous Correspondence
816      Food and Drink Vending Machines
817      AIDS Management
818      Preferred Physicians List for Work Related Injuries
819      Medical Standards for Pre-Employment Physical Examinations
820      Anti-Drug (Controlled Substances)
821      Site Management
822      Employee Assistance Program
823      Weapons
824      Metal/Weapon Detection System or Devices
825      Americans with Disabilities Act
826      Sexual Harassment
827      Environmental Tobacco Smoke
828      Family and Medical Leave
829      Required Reports of Student Abuse by School Employees
830      Special Event Employment
831      Compensated Professional Leaves of Absence
832      Internet
833      Charter Schools
834      Use of Dogs to Search School Property
835      Email

836      Contracted Services

837      Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act HIPAA

838      Electronic Records/Electronic Signature
839      Fraud


900 COMMUNITY

901      Public Relations Objectives
902      Publications Program
903      Public Participation in Board Meetings
904      Public Attendance at School Events
905      Citizens Advisory Committees
906      Public Complaints
907      School Visitors
908      Relations with Parents
909      Municipal Government Relations
910      Community Relations
911      News Media Relations
912      Relations with Educational Institutions
913      Relations with Special Interest Groups
914      Relations with Intermediate Unit
916      School Volunteers

Updated: April 8, 2014
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