Westmoreland District Policies

 

SECTION A

Contains policies on the District's legal role in providing public education and the basic principles underlying School Board governance. These policies provide a setting for all of the School Board's other policies and regulations.

SECTION A: FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS

 

SECTION B

Contains policies on the School Board - how it appointed or elected: how it organized; how it conducts meetings, and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies, establishing the board's internal operating procedures.

SECTION B: SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS

 

SECTION C

Contains policies on school management, administrative organization, and school building and department administration - including the administrative aspect of special programs and system-wide reforms such as school-or-site-based management. It also house personnel policies on the superintendent, senior administrators - (management team), and school principals. All phases of policy implementation - procedures or regulations - are properly referenced and found in the appendix.

SECTION C: GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINSTRATION

 

SECTION D

Contains policies on school finances and the management of funds.

SECTION D: FISCAL MANAGEMENT

 

SECTION E

Contains policies and procedures related to non-instructional services and programs, particularly those on business management such as safety, building and grounds management, office services, transportation and food services.

SECTION E: SUPPORT SERVICES

 

SECTION F

Contains policies related to parent and community involvement in schools - including school philosophy, volunteers and gifts to the school district.

SECTION F: FACILITIES PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

 

SECTION G

Contains policies on all school employees except for the Superintendent (policies on the school chief are located in Section C, General Administration). The category is divided into three main divisions: GB has policies applying to all school employees or to general personnel matters; GC refers to instructional and administrative staff; and GD refers to support or classified staff.

SECTION G: PERSONNEL

 

SECTION H: NEGOTIATIONS

Currently no policies in place for section H at this time.

 

Section H contains policies, on the process of negotiating with Bargaining units recognized by the School Board and authorized under state law.

 

SECTION I:

Contains policies on the instructional program: basic curricular subjects, special programs, instructional resources, and academic achievement.

SECTION I: INSTRUCTION

 

SECTION J

Contains policies on students - admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline, health and welfare, and school-related activities.

SECTION J: STUDENTS

 

SECTION K

Contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on parent and community involvement in schools. Except for policies concerning education agencies, statements on public sector relations with the school district are located in this section, too.

SECTION K: SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS

 

SECTION L

Contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school district's relationship with other education agencies - including other school systems, regional or service districts, private schools, colleges and universities, education research organizations, and state and national education agencies.

SECTION L: EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS