BOE Policies

District Policies and Regulations

1000 Series - Community Relations

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

1000 - Concept, Goals and Roles in Community Relations

1112 - News Media Relations

    • Procedures for Disseminating Information to Media

1120 - Board of Education Meetings

1208 - School-Family-Community Relations

    • Procedures for School-Family-Community Relations

1210 - School-Community Associations

1212 - School Volunteers, Student Interns, and other Non-Employees

1215 - Parent Involvement for Improvement of Student Learning

1220 - Citizens’ Advisory Committee

1250 - Visits to the Schools

    • Procedures for School Visitations

1251 - Loitering or Causing Disturbance

1311 - Staff Participation in Community Activities

1312 - Public Complaints

    • Procedures for Reviewing Public Complaints
      • Form: Request for Re-Evaluation of Instructional Materials

1313 - Non-Discrimination

1321 - Public Performance by Students

    • Procedures for Student Participation in Public Events

1322 - Use of Students in Pubic Information Programs

    • Procedures for Student Participation in Public Information Programs

    • Relations Between Public and Students

1324 - Soliciting Funds From and By Students

1325 - Advertising and Promotion in the School System

    • Advertisement Proposal Form

    • Advertising Approval

1326 - Public Gifts to the Schools

    • Procedures for Considering Public Gifts

1330 - Use of School Facilities

    • Use of School Facilities Procedures

1331 - Drugs, Tobacco, and Alcohol in School Facilities

1333 - Relations with the Parks and Recreation Commission and the Community

    • Procedures for Scheduling Recreational Areas

1335 - Use of Facilities & Posting of Political Signs and Distribution of Political Material

    • Procedures to Be Followed When Posting Political Signs

1340 - Access to School Procedures and Materials

1350 - Possession of Deadly Weapons or Firearms

1411 - Cooperation with Police Authorities

    • Procedures for Cooperating with Law Enforcement Agencies

1414 - Community Agencies

    • Procedures for the Use of Agency Services in the Schools

1500 - Relations Among Area, State, Regional, and National Associations and the Schools

2000 Series - Administration

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

2000 - Concepts and Roles in Administration

2100 - Administrative Staff Organization

    • Table of Organization
    • Procedures for Principals Leaving Schools

    • Procedures for Opening/Closing of School

    • Schedule of Yearly Reports

2121 - Organization Charts


2130 - Job Descriptions

    • Job Description Manual

2131 - Superintendent of Schools

    • Procedures for the Evaluation of the Superintendent of Schools

2210 - Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board of Education Policy

2220 - Representative and Deliberative Groups

    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Admin Council
    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Teacher Advisory Council

    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Dept Councils & School Improvement Committees

    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Curriculum Network

    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Curriculum Cabinet

    • Representative and Deliberative Bodies, Administrative Support To Parent Groups

2231 - Policy and Regulation Systems

2250 - Monitoring of Product and Process Goals

    • Procedures for Monitoring the Progress of the Schools in Achieving Stated Goals

3000 Series - Business and Non-Instructional Operations

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

3000 - Concept and Roles in Business/Operations

Business

3110 - Budget Planning

    • Procedures to Involve Representatives of the Community, Students, and Certified, Classified, and Administrative Staff in the Budget Process

3113 Setting Budget Priorities

3150 Adoption of Budget

3155 Capital Outlay

    • Procedures for Capital Outlay Planning

3160 Transfer of Funds Between Categories; Amendments

3230 Non-Budgetary Revenue Sources

    • Procedures for the Disposition of All Non-Budgetary Revenue

3240 Tuition Fees

    • Procedures for Considering Students on a Tuition Basis

3250 Materials/Service Fees, Charges

    • Materials Fees

3260 Sales and Disposal of Equipment, Supplies and Books

3280 Gifts, Grants and Bequests

    • Procedures for Accepting Gifts

3313 Local Purchasing

3320 Purchasing Procedures

3321 Requesting Goods and Services (Requisitions)

3323 Soliciting Prices (Bids and Quotations)

    • Procedures Related to Bidding

3324 Preferential Bidding Procedures

3326 Paying for Goods and Services

3326.1 Reimbursement of Expenses

3432 Budget and Expense Report/Annual Financial Statement

3433 IDEA Fiscal Compliance

3434 Periodic Audit

3440 Inventories

    • Procedures for Inventorying School-Owned Equipment

3450 Monies in School Buildings

3453 School Activity Funds


Non-Instructional Operations

3510 - Operations and Maintenance of Plant

    • Lock-Out, Tag-Out Procedures

3513.1 - Buildings - Energy Management Conservation

3514 - Equipment - Authorized Use of School-Owned Materials

    • Procedures for the Use of School-Owned Equipment

3516 - School Security and Safety

3516.3 - Accident Prevention and Reporting

    • Fire and Safety Procedures
    • Procedures for the Handling of Body Fluids

3517 - Security of Buildings and Grounds

    • Procedures for Ensuring the Security of Buildings and Grounds

3518 - Policy Regarding Green Cleaning Programs

3519 - Automatic External Defibrillators

3524.1 - Hazardous Material in Schools - Pesticide Application

3532 - Insurance

3533 - Employee Bonds

3541 - Transportation

    • Procedures for School Transportation, Routes and Services
    • Procedures for Responding to Bus Accidents

    • Procedures for Special Needs Transportation

    • Procedures for Developing Bus Routes

    • Non-Public School Transportation Guidelines

    • Procedures for Reporting Complaints Concerning Transportation Safety

3542.1 - Purposes and Facilities - Food Service

    • Procedures for Providing Meals to Students Without Payment

3543 Retention of Electronic Records and Information

3543.1 Holds on the Destruction of Electronic Information and Paper Records


4000 Series - Personnel

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

4111 - Recruitment and Selection

    • Recruitment and Selection of Certified Staff
    • Certified Employee Selection Process
    • Procedures for the Selection of School Principals
    • Procedures for Staff Selection for Salary Differential Positions
    • Employment of Relatives, Certified/Classified Nepotism
    • Certified/Classified Staff Attendance
    • Certified/Classified Staff Sign-in Procedures
    • Certified/Classified Staff Dismissal Procedures on Early Closing Days Due to Inclement Weather
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Workday Guidelines for Part-Time Teachers

4111.04 - Family and Medical Leave of Absence (FMLA)

    • Eligibility

4111.1 - Affirmative Action

    • Procedures for Affirmative Action Recruitment

4112.6 - Personnel – Records

    • Procedures for Certified/Classified Personnel Record

4113 - Social Security Number Privacy Policy & Operating Procedure

4115 - Evaluation

    • Procedures for Teacher Evaluation

4116 - Policy Regarding Athletic Coaches

4117.3 - Separation/Disciplinary Action - Resignation

4117.3 - Dismissal/Suspension

4117.6 - Staff Retirement

4118.2 - Students – Psychotropic Drug Use

4118.3 - Duties of Personnel

    • Certified Job Descriptions

4118.4 - Staff Ethics

4118.5 - Acceptable Computer, Network, and Internet Use

    • Acceptable Computer, Network, and Internet Use Procedures

4118.6 - Gifts

4118.7 - Social Networking

4118.8 - Alcohol and Drug Use

4118.10 - Misconduct of Staff Members

4118.11 - Nondiscrimination

    • Nondiscrimination

4118.112 - Sexual Harassment

    • Sexual Harassment

4121 - Substitute Teachers

    • Procedures for Substitute Certified Staff Employment

4126 - Consultants

4128 - Certified Staffing for Summer School

4131 - Professional Development

    • Southington’s Professional Development Program

4134 - Tutoring

    • Procedures for Certified Staff Involvement in Home Tutoring

4135 - Teacher-Administrator-Board of Education Relationships

4138 - Non-School Employment

4139 - Conflict of Interest

4140 - Solicitations

    • Procedures for Fundraising
    • Procedures for Raffles

4142 - Professional Research and Publishing

    • Procedures for Exercising the Board’s Proprietary Rights

4148 - Employee Protection

4150 - Compensation for Non-Unionized Staff – Certified/Classified

4211 - Recruitment and Selection

    • Recruitment and Selection

4212.42 - Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers

4215 - Evaluation/Supervision

    • Procedures for Evaluating Classified Personnel

4217.4 - Dismissal/Suspension

    • Procedures for Dismissal/Suspension of Classified Staff

4218.3 - Duties

4233 - Travel/Reimbursement

4234 - Staff-Administrator-Board Relationships

4311 - School Volunteers

5000 Series - Students

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

5000 - Concept and Roles in Student Policies

Elementary and Secondary Schools

Attendance

5111 - Admission/Placement/Ages of Attendance

5111.1 - Foreign Exchange Programs

    • Procedures for Foreign Exchange Programs

5113 - Attendance, Excused Absences and Truancy

    • Attendance, Excused Absences and Truancy (Definitions)
    • Procedures for Attendance and Excuses

    • Procedures for Dismissal of Students

    • Certificate of Age

5114 - Suspension, Expulsion, and Removal from Class

    • Definitions, Removal from Class, Standards for Governing Suspension and Expulsion, Suspension/Expulsion Procedures, Notification to Parent(s)/Guardian(s), Alternative Educational Opportunity, Gun Free Schools Act

5117 - School Attendance Areas

    • Assignment to Schools, Out of District, Day Care Transportation
    • School District Street Assignments

    • Residency Procedures

    • Homeless Children

Progress/Records

5121 - Examination/Grading/Rating

    • Procedures for Report Cards and Conferences

5123 - Promotion and Retention

    • Procedures for Promotion and Retention

5124 - Reporting to Parents

5125 - Student Records - Confidentiality

    • Student Records: Classification, Custody, Availability, Release, Challenging Contents, Updating and Reviewing, Content, Directory Information, Access Log, Fee for Reproduction, Transfer of Records, Subpoenaed, Notification to Parent/Guardian
    • Storage of Inactive Records

    • Procedures for Student Records – Definitions

5126 - Awards for Achievement


Activities

5130 - Conduct/Bullying Behavior in Schools

    • Definitions, Complaint Processes, Staff Responsibility and Intervention Strategies, Reporting Obligations

5131 - Student Conduct, Corporal Punishment, Use of Reasonable Force to Maintain Discipline

    • Student Conduct, Corporal Punishment, Use of Reasonable Force to Maintain Discipline

5131.1 - Bus Conduct

    • Guidelines for Student Behavior on School Buses

5131.11 - Video Surveillance

    • Video Surveillance Guidelines

5131.5 - Vandalism

    • Guidelines for School Property Damage

5131.6 - Drugs, Alcohol, Tobacco

5132 - Dress and Grooming

    • Student Dress Regulations

5133 - Participation in Athletics and Other Co-Curricular Activities

    • Participation in Athletics and Other Co-Curricular Activities

5134 - Married/Pregnant Students


Welfare

Health/Illness

5141.11 - Communicable Diseases

    • Attendance Procedures and Criteria for Students with Communicable Diseases

5141.15 - Medication

5141.21 - Administering Medication

    • Procedures for Administering Medication/Procedures for Self-Administering Medication/Emergencies

5141.3 - Health Assessments and Immunizations

    • Immunization and Health Examination Procedures for School Admission

5141.5 - Suicide Prevention

    • Procedures to be Followed in Cases of Suspected Suicide

5141.6 - Wellness Policy


Authorized Transportation

5142 - Authorized Transportation


Child Abuse/Neglect

5143 - Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect


Discipline/Punishment

5144 - Discipline/Punishment

5144.1 - Restraint and Seclusion


Civil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities

5145.12 - Invasion of Privacy – Search and Seizure

    • Searches of Lockers, Desks, and Other Depositories – Search of a Student’s Person or Personal Effects
    • Regulation Regarding Use of Breathalyzer with Students

5145.14 - Uniform Treatment of Recruiters

    • Procedures for On-Campus Recruitment by Commercial and Military Organizations

5145.2 - Freedom of Speech/Expression

5145.3 - Sexual Harassment of Students

    • Sexual Harassment


6000 Series - Instruction

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

6000 - Concept and Roles in Instruction

6111 - School Calendar

6112 - School Day

6112.1 - Pledge of Allegiance

    • Procedures for a Period of Silent Meditation
    • Ranges for Instructional Time
    • Daily Recess for Elementary Schools
    • Grades Six, Seven, and Eight Academic Program Requirements

6114 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness

    • Preparation for a Fire Emergency

6121- Objectives of the Instructional Program, Nondiscrimination

6140 - Curriculum

    • Curriculum Network Membership Structure
    • Instructional Decision-Making Roles within Curriculum Network (K-12)
    • Curriculum Cycle
    • Procedures for the Development of the Grades 9-12 Program of Studies
    • Procedures for Proposing Course changes, Grades 6-12

6140.1 - Grouping for Instruction

    • Grouping Procedures, K-5
    • Guidelines for Teacher Lesson Plans
    • Procedures for the Disbursement of Title I Funds

6141.31 - Development/Revisions/Adoptions, Bilingual-Bicultural Education

    • English as a Second Language Instruction

6141.5 - Instructional Organization

6141.8 - Grouping for Instruction

6141.9 - Internet and Computers

    • Rules and Codes of Ethics for School Computer Users

6141.10 - Bring Your Own Device

    • BYOD Protocol

6142.1 - Subject Fields – Health Education

6142.2 - Subject Fields – AIDS Education

6144 - Controversial Issues

    • Criteria for Determining Appropriateness of Controversial Issues for the School Curriculum

6145 - Extra-Class Activities

6145.2 - Interscholastic Athletics

6145.3 - Publications

    • Guidelines for Student Publications

6145.5 - Organizations/Associations

    • Guidelines for Student Organizations

6145.8 - Activity Funds Management

6145.9 - Foreign Exchange Program

    • Procedures for Foreign Exchange Programs

6146 - Graduation Requirements

6146.1 - Grade Reporting

    • Procedures for Report Cards and Parent Conferences
    • Procedures for Issuing Progress Reports
    • Guidelines for Honor Roll

6153 - Field Trips

    • Field Trip Procedures
    • Procedures for Field Trips Abroad

6154 - Homework

    • Homework Procedures

6159 - Individualized Education Program/Special Education Program

    • Procedures for Homebound Instruction

6160 - Home Instruction

6161 - Equipment, Books, and Materials

    • Selection and Provision of Textbooks and Other Instructional Materials and Equipment
    • Procedures for Textbook Selection
    • Procedures for Library/Media Materials Selection
    • Textbook Inventory
    • Use of Videos in the Classroom

6162 - Care of Instructional Materials

    • Care of Instructional Materials

6163 - Instructional Resources for Teachers - Live Animals in Classroom

6164 - Health Services – Individual and Guidance Services

6164.1 - Health Services – Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol

6171 - Special Education

    • Identification, Confidentiality, Written Notice, Evaluation, Planning and Placement Team, Individualized Education Plans, Least Restrictive Environment, Discipline
    • Procedures for Medicaid reimbursements for Eligible, Health-Related Costs for Services Provided to Special Education Students
    • Procedures to be Followed when Considering Educational Services Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

6172 - Curriculum Extensions – Gifted and Talented Program

    • Gifted and Talented Program Procedures

6174 - Summer School

6176 - Career/Vocational Education

6177 - Title I Parent Involvement

6180 - Evaluation of the Instructional Program

    • Guidelines for Program Evaluation

6200 - Adult/Continuing Education


7000 Series - New Construction

Note: Any regulations or forms related to the policy, as listed below the policy name, are included in the linked policy document.

7100 - Construction of Physical Facilities

7113.1 - Planning - Retirement of Buildings/Grounds

7221 - Designing - Site Development

7551 - Dedication of Project - Name of Facility

    • Procedures for Naming of School Facilities

9000 Series - Bylaws of the Board