Personnel
Section 400

SERIES TITLE                                            SERIES NUMBER

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Statement of Guiding Principles........................................400

Employees with Disabilities...............................................401
     Reasonable Accommodation Form..........................401F1
     Physician's Form .....................................................401F4

Reporting New Employees ............................................400.5
                            
                                            Criminal History Checks for Employees, Volunteers
and Contractors ................................................................402

Reporting of Criminal Offense.......................................402.5

Employee Drug and Alcohol Use......................................403

Employer Recommendations............................................404


Gifts to Employees............................................................405

                                             Investigating and Reporting Suspected Child Abuse,
Abandonment or Neglect .................................................406
     Investigating and Reporting Form.............................406F1 

Student Teachers/Internships........................................406.5

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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) .............................407

Sick Leave ....................................................................407.5

Jury Duty...........................................................................408

Military Leave....................................................................409

                                             Administrative Leave for Certificated Employees..........409.5

PROTECTIONS

Non-Discrimination in Employment....................................410

Personnel Files .................................................................411

Professional Learning Teams............................................412

Political Activities ..............................................................413

Sexual Harassment ..........................................................414

Staff Protection .................................................................415

Whistle Blower ..................................................................416

Employee Volunteers........................................................417

Personnel Conflict of Interest............................................418

Superintendent’s Advisory Committee ..............................419

Safety Management Program............................................420

HIPAA Privacy Rule...........................................................421
    HIPAA Sample Letter.................................................421F1
    HIPAA Notice.............................................................421F2

PARAPROFESSIONALS

                                            Qualifications and Training Requirements of
Instructional Paraprofessionals..........................................430

CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEES

Definition of Certificated Employee...................................440



Certificated Evaluations ...................................................443
    Individual Learning Plan ...........................................443F1

Employment Contracts with Certificated                                  
Employees.........................................................................444

Probation of Certificated Employees ................................445

                                             Negotiated Agreement Terms...........................................446

Recruitment of Certificated Employees.............................447

                                            Reduction in Force Regarding Certificated
Employees.........................................................................448


Phone Use by Staff in School Facilities.............................450

Suspension of Teaching Certificate ..................................452

Support Programs.............................................................453

Discharge of Certificated Employees................................454

Master Teachers...............................................................455

Reading Programs In-Service Training..............................456

Supplemental Contracts....................................................457

                                             Tutoring and Private Lessons...........................................458



Qualifications of Certificated Personnel ............................461

Staffing Patterns ...............................................................462

Title I Professional Development ......................................463

FLSA: Exempt Employees.................................................464

Employing Retired Teachers............................................465


School Day.......................................................................467
                                                         Procedure for Snow Day

Absence without Pay........................................................468

                                             Salary for Adult Education and 
Summer School Instructors..............................................469

NON-CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE

Definition of Non-Certificated Personnel...........................470


Non-Certificated Employees: Evaluation........................471.5
                 Classified Dismissal Procedure....................471.5P

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Group Health Insurance for Non-Certificated                          
Employees.........................................................................473

                                            FLSA: Non-Exempt Employees and Overtime
Requirements ...................................................................475

                                            Grievance Procedure for Non-Certificated Employees..476P1


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                                             Absence Without Pay for Non-Certificated
Employees........................................................................477

                                             Illness or Death in Immediate Family:
Non-Certificated Employees .............................................478


MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS


Employee Internet Use.......................................................491
    Employee Internet Use Authorization ........................491F1

Outside Employment...........................................................492