MSAD #55 District Policies
        The official MSAD #55 District Policy Book may be viewed at the District Superintendent's office.

        SECTION A:  Foundations and Basic Commitment


  •  Non Discrimination/Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action
  • Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities
  • Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities (Large Print)
  • Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities (Voice Recording)
  • Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students
  • Student Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure
  • Harassment and Sexual Harassment of  Employees
  • Employee Discrimination and Harassment Complaint Procedure
  • Service Animals in Schools
  • Hazing
  • Mission and Vision Statement
  • District Goals
  • School System Commitment to Standards for Ethical & Responsible Behavior
  • Tobacco Free School Policy
  • School District Commitment to Learning Results




 
        SECTION B: Board Governance and Operations

                
  • School Board Powers and Responsibilities
  • Board Member Authority
  • Board-Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism
  • Board Member Code of Ethics
  • Board Member Conflict of Interest
  • Board Organizational Meeting
  • Duties of Board Officers
  • Board Standing Committees
  • Standing Committee Operating Procedures
  • School Attorney/Legal Services
  • School Board Meetings
  • School Board Use of Electronic Mail
  • Executive Sessions
  • Executive Session Law
  • Notification of Board Meetings
  • Agenda
  • Agenda Format
  • Rules of Order
  • Voting Method and Quorum
  • Abstentions
  • Minutes
  • Public Participation at Board Meetings
  • School Board Policy
  • Policy Adoption Process
  • New Board Member Orientation
  • Board Member Development Opportunities
  • Board Member Freedom of Access Law Training
  • Certification of Completion - Freedom of Access Law Training



        SECTION C: General School Administration


  • School Superintendent
  • Evaluation of Superintendent
  • Development of Administrative Procedures
  • Administration in the Absence of Policy


        SECTION D: Fiscal Management


  • Annual Budget
  • Budget Adoption Process
  • Grants
  • Fiscal Accounting and Reporting
  • Audits/Financial Monitoring Policy
  • Fixed Asset  Policy
  • Bidding-Purchasing Requirements
  • Purchasing and Contracting:  Procurement Staff Code of Conduct
  • School Properties Disposition


        SECTION E: Support Services


  • Chemical Hazards
  • Hazardous Chemical Policy
  • Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
  • Evacuation Drills
  • Bomb Threats
  • School Closings and Cancellations
  • Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Pest Management in School Facilities and on School Grounds
  • Student Transportation Services
  • Security Cameras on Transportation Vehicles Procedure
  • Student Transportation in Private Vehicles
  • Parental Authorization & Release for Alternative Transportation
  • Use of Private Vehicles for School Business
  • Free and Reduced Price Food Services
  • School Nutrition Program
  • Policy for Collecting for School Meals Procedure
  • Competitive Food Sales/ Vending Machines
  • Records Management


  • Memorials
  • Facilities Project Policy

        
        SECTION G: Personnel
                
                                        
  • Employee Use of Cell Phones
  • Staff Dress Code
  • Conduct Between Staff & Students
  • Drug-Free Workplace
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Return to Work & Light Duty
  •   Staff Gifts and Solicitations
  • Staff Participation in Political Activities
  • Personnel Records & Files
  • Retention of Application Materials
  • Staff Complaints
  • Staff Complaint Form
  • Staff Complaints Procedure
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Family Care Leave
  • Employee Social Media Policy
  • Professional Staff Hiring
  • Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff
  • Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Professional Staff Development
  • Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff
  • Evaluation of Administrative Staff
  • Employee Computer & Internet Use
  • Employee Computer & Internet Rules
  • Support Staff Hiring
  • Support Staff Career Development
  • Confidentiality in the Hiring Process
  • Confidentiality of Applicant Information Acknowledgment
        


        SECTION H: Negotiations

        SECTION I: Instruction  


  • School Calendar
  • Curriculum Development
  • Individualized Education Programs
  • Referral and Use of General Education Interventions
  • Referral and Use of General Edcuation Interventions Procedure
  • Child Find
  • Special Education Student Oversight Agreement
  • Progress Report Form
  • Life-Sustaining Emergency Care
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • LAU Plan
  • Home Schooling
  • Home Schooling-Participation in School Programs
  • Alternative Education
  • Post Secondary Enrollment Options
  • Class Size
  • Instructional and Library Materials Selection
  • Citizen's Challenge of Educational Media Form
  • Student Computer and Internet Use Policy
  • Student Computer and Internet Use Rules
  • School System Website/Web Pages Policy
  • Permission to Use Student Photos and Information
  • School System Website/Web Pages Administrative Procedure
  • Field Trips & Other Student Travel
  • School Volunteers
  • School Volunteers Application
  • School Volunteers Agreement
  • School Volunteers Regulations
  • Student Acheivement-Evaluation of Student Acheivement
  • Grading System- Reporting Student Proficiency
  • Transcipts
  • Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Evaluation of Instructional Programs
  • Student Assessment
  • Educational Research Student Submission to Surveys Analyses or Evaluation
  • Teaching About Controversial Issues
  • Exemption from Required Instruction
  • Guest Speakers in Schools
  • Animals In Schools


        SECTION J: Students
        

  • Student Attendance/Student Absences and Tardiness
  • Compulsory Attendance
  • Admission of Resident Students
  • Admission of Non-Resident Students
  • Admission of Exchange and Foreign Students
  • Admission of Homeless Students
  • Dropout Prevention Student Withdrawal from School
  • Assignment of Students to Classes: Transfer Students and Home Schooling
  • Truancy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Student Dress
  • Student Conduct on School Buses
  • Student Substance Abuse Policy
  • Student Substance Abuse Rule
  • Weapons, Violence, and School Safety
  • Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Electronic Devices
  • Bullying
  • Bullying Report Form
  • Bullying Investigation Form
  • Documentation of Disciplinary/Remedial Actions
  • Bullying Administrative Procedure
  • Questioning and Searches of Students
  • Questioning and Searches of Students Administrative Procedure
  • Student/Staff/Board Fundraising
  • Student Activities Funds
  • Private School Students Access to Public School Activities
  • Private School Students application to co-curricular
  • Private School Students application to extra-curricular
  • Verification of Private School Student Eligibility Co-curricular
  • Verification of Private School Student Eligibility Extra-curricular
  • Management of Concussions and Other Head Injuries
  • Management of Concussions Information Sheet
  • SVHS Athletic Eligibility Guidelines
  • Student Discipline
  • Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion
  • Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion Prodedure
  • Suspension of Students
  • Expulsion of Students
  • Expulsion Guidelines
  • Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities
  • Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure
  • Student Wellness
  • Physical Examination of Students
  • Immunization of Students
  • Immunization Form
  • Immunization Exemption Form
  • Parent release Form for Medical Information
  • Communicable/Infectious Diseases
  • Students with HIV/AIDS
  • Students with Severe Food Allergies
  • Parent Communication Form for Students with Severe Food Allergies
  • Emergency Plan for Students with Severe Allergies
  • Administrative Procedure for Students with Allergies
  • Administering Medication to Students
  • Medication Administration on School Field Trips
  • Medical Marijuana in Schools
  • First Aid and Emergency Medical Care
  • Emergency First Aid Procedure for Students
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Reintegration of Students from Juvenille Correctional Facilities
  • Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report Form
  • Administrative Procedure for Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect
  • Education of Homeless Children and Youth
  • Education of Homeless Children and Youth-Administrative Procedure
Student Dismissal Precautions
  • Student Records
  • Notification of Rights Under FERPA
  • Student Educational Records Administrative Procedure



        SECTION K: School Community Relations  


  • Parent Involvement in Title 1
  • Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy
  • Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy (SVES)
  • Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy (SVMS)
  • Public Gifts/Donations to the Schools
  • Public's Right to Know/Freedom of Access
  • Public Complaints
  • Public Complaints Procedure
  • Community Use of School Facilities
  • Building Use Form
  • Facility Use Cost
  • Advertising in the Schools
  • Distribution of Non-School Materials
  • Visitors to the Schools
  • Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities
  • Relations with School Resource Officers & Law Enforcement
  • Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities Administrative Procedure




        SECTION L: Education Agency Relations