Board of Education Policies and Regulations

Below is a listing of our district's board policies. Select a policy category to view the policies and/or download documents.

Series 0000 - Mission-Goals-Objectives

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

0000   Mission and Functions
0100   Code of Ethics
0200   Goals and Objectives
0521   Equal Opportunity Plan/Nondiscrimination
0521 - Form   Discrimination Grievance Form
0600.1   Monitoring and Reporting - District

Series 1000 - Community Relations

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Communications with the Public
1110.1   Parent Involvement
1110.1REG   Parent Involvement - Regulation
1112.1   Coverage of Board of Education Meetings
1120   Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings
1140   Distribution of Materials by Students
1180   Memorials to Deceased Students and Staff
    Participation by the Public
1212   School Volunteers
1250   Visits to the Schools
1250.1   Classroom Observations
1252   Motorized Vehicles on School Property
    Public Activities Involving Staff, Students or School Facilities
1312   Public Complaints
1313   Gifts to School Personnel
1313REG   Gifts to School Personnel - Regulation
1316   Conduct on School Property
1324   Soliciting Funds from and by Students
1325   Advertising and Promotion
1330   Use of School Facilities
1330REG   Use of School Facilities - Regulation
1330REG   Appendix 1 Use of Ted W. Beneski Field
1330REG   Appendix 2 Suffield High School Rotary Hut Use
1330.2   Pool Safety
1331   Smoke Free Facility
    Relations between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools
1411   Law Enforcement Agencies
    Otherwise Lawful Possession of Firearms on School Property
1700   Otherwise Lawful Possession of Firearms on School Property

Series 2000 - Administration

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Concepts and Roles in Administration
2000.1   Board-Superintendent Relationship
    Administrative Staff Organization
2100   Administrative Staff Organization
2111   Equal Opportunity Employment
2120   Organizational Charts
2130   Job Descriptions
2131   Superintendent of Schools (Job Description)
2131.1   Appointment of Designee for Superintendent
2133   Principals (Job Description)
2140   Superintendent
2141   Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent
2151   Recruitment of Administrative Staff
    Administrative Operations
2200   Administrative Operations
2210   Administrative Leeway in Absence of Board Policy
2232.1   Administrative Reports/Annual Report
    Evaluation of the Superintendent
2400   Evaluation of the Superintendent
2400REG   Evaluation of the Superintendent - Regulation

Series 3000 - Business and Non-Instructional Operations

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Concepts and Roles in Business & Non-Instructional Operation
3010   Goals and Objectives
    Budget/Budgeting System
3100   Budget/Budgeting System
3110   Budget: Planning
3120   Preparation of Budget Document
3160   Transfer of Funds between Categories: Amendments
    Income
3221   IDEA Program/Fiscal Compliance Reporting
3221REG   IDEA Program/Fiscal Compliance Reporting - Regulation
3240   Tuition Fees
3280   Gifts, Grants and Bequests
3280.1   Grants
    Expenditures/Expending Authority
3320   Purchasing Procedures
    Accounts
3450   Monies in School Buildings
    Non-Instructional Operations
3510   Operation and Maintenance of Plant/Grounds
3511REG   Compliance with 504 Regulations
3511REG   Compliance with 504 Regulations Appendix 2
3513.1   Energy Conservation
3514   Equipment
3514.1   Personal Use of School Equipment
3514.2   Disposal of Obsolete or Surplus Equipment/Material
3516.4   Sex Offender Notification
3520.13   Student Data Protection and Privacy/Cloud-Based Issues
3524.1   Pesticide Application
3524.2   Green Cleaning Program
3541   Transportation
3541.24   Transportation; Parent/Guardian Responsibility
3541.313   Video Cameras on School Transportation
3541.313REG   Video Cameras on School Transportation - Regulation
3541.5   Transportation Safety Complaints
3542.31   Free or Reduced Price Lunches
3542.34   Sale of Beverages during School Hours
3542.43   Charging Policy

Series 4000 - Personnel - Certified and Non-Certified

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Certified Personnel
4111   Recruitment and Selection
4111.1   Affirmative Action: Equal Opportunity Employment
4112.4   Health Examinations
4112.5   Security/Credit Check
4112.5REG   Security/Credit Check - Regulation
4112.51   Reference Checks
4112.6   Personnel Records
4115   Evaluation Supervision
4115.3   Evaluation Coaches
4115.4   Concussion Training for Athletic Coaches and Certified Physical Educators
4117.6   Exit Interviews
4118.11   Nondiscrimination
4118.11REG   Nondiscrimination - Regulation
4118.112   Sexual Harassment
4118.113   Harassment
4118.113REG   Harassment - Regulation
4118.231   Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco
4118.234   Prohibitions on Recommendations for Psychotropic Drugs
4118.4   Electronic Monitoring
4118.5   Acceptable Computer Network Use
4118.5REG   Acceptable Computer Network Use - Regulation
4118.51   Social Networking
4118.51REG   Social Networking - Regulation
4121   Substitute Teachers
4131   Staff Development
4147.1   Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
4147.3   Staff with HIV, ARC or AIDS
4152.6   Personal/Family and Medical Leave
    Non-Certified Personnel
4211   Recruitment and Selection
4211.1   Affirmative Action: Equal Opportunity Employment
4212.4   Health Examinations
4212.42   Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers
4212.5   Security/Credit Check
4212.5REG   Security/Credit Check - Regulation
4212.51   Employment/Reference Checks
4212.6   Personnel Records
4215   Evaluation Supervision
4217.6   Exit Interviews
4218.11   Nondiscrimination
4218.11REG   Nondiscrimination - Regulation
4218.112   Sexual Harassment
4218.113   Harassment
4218.113REG   Harassment - Regulation
4218.231   Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco
4218.5   Computer Use
4218.5REG   Computer Use - Regulation
4218.51   Social Networking
4218.51REG   Social Networking - Regulation
4247.1   Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens
4247.3   Staff with HIV, ARC, or AIDS
4252.6   Personal/Family Medical Leave

Series 5000 - Students

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Concepts and Roles in Student Policies
5000   Concepts and Roles in Student Policies
    Elementary and Secondary
5111   Admission/Placement
5111.1   Foreign Exchange Students
5112   Ages of Attendance
5113   Attendance/Excuses/Dismissals
5113.2   Truancy
5114   Suspension/Expulsion: Student Due Process
5114.12   Student Handbooks
5117.2   Inter-District Choice
5117.3   Magnet Schools
5118   Nonresident Attendance
5118.1   Homeless Students
5119   Transfers/Withdrawals
5121   Examination/Grading/Rating
5121.3   Academic Dishonesty/Plagiarism
5122   Assignment to Teachers and Classes
5122.3   Assignment of Former Home-Schooled Students to Classes
5123   Promotion/Retention
5123.2   Summer School Work for Credit
5123.2REG   Summer School Work for Credit - Regulation
5123.3   Graduation Ceremonies
5124   Reporting to Parents
5124.2   Release of Report Cards
5125   Student Records: Confidentiality
5125REG   Student Records: Confidentiality - Regulation
5125.11   Student Records: Confidentiality - Health Records
5125.3   Directory Information
5126   Awards for Achievement
5131.1   Bus Conduct
5131.1REG   Bus Conduct - Regulation
5131.6   Conduct - Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol
5131.7   Weapons and Dangerous Instruments
5131.8   Out of School Misconduct
5131.9   Gang Activity or Association
5131.9REG   Gang Activity or Association - Regulation
5131.911   Bullying
5131.911REG   Bullying - Regulation
5135   Academic Eligibility
5135REG   Academic Eligibility - Regulation
5136   Foreign Students Attending Schools
5141   School Medical Advisor
5141.21   Administering Medication
5141.22   Communicable Diseases
5141.221   Pediculosis
5141.221REG   Pediculosis - Regulation
5141.231   Psychotropic Drugs
5141.24   Students with HIV, ARC, AIDS
5141.25   Students with Special Health Care Needs/Food Allergy Management
5141.27   First Aid/Emergency Medical Use of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)
5141.27REG   First Aid/Emergency Medical Use of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) - Regulation
5141.3   Health Assessments and Immunizations
5141.3REG   Health Assessments and Immunizations - Regulation
5141.31   Physical Examination for School Programs
5141.4   Child Abuse and Neglect
5141.4REG   Child Abuse and Neglect - Regulation
5141.41   Reports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Mentally Retarded Adults
5141.41REG   Reports of Suspected Abuse or Neglect of Mentally Retarded Adults - Regulation
5141.5   Suicide Prevention/Intervention
5141.5REG   Suicide Prevention/Intervention - Regulation
5142.1   Relations with Non-Custodial Parents
5142.2   Dismissal Precautions
5144   Discipline/Punishment
5144.1   Use of Physical Force
5144.1REG   Use of Physical Force - Regulation
5144.4   Physical Exercise and Discipline of Students
5145   Civil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities
5145REG   Civil and Legal Rights and Responsibilities - Regulation
5145.11   Questioning and Apprehension/Police in Schools
5145.111   Probation/Police/Courts
5145.12   Search and Seizure
5145.12REG   Search and Seizure - Regulation
5145.121   Vehicle Searches on School Grounds
5145.122   Use of Dogs to Search School Property
5145.14   On-Campus Recruitment
5145.2   Freedom of Speech/Expression
5145.4   Nondiscrimination
5145.5   Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (Students)
5145.5REG   Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (Students) - Regulation
5145.511   Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
5145.6   Student Grievance Procedure
5145.71   Surrogate Parent Program
5156   Research Involving Students

Series 6000 - Instruction

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Instruction (Concept and Roles)
6000   Instruction (Concept and Roles)
6000.1   Provisions of Negotiated Agreements/Contracts
6010   Goals and Objectives
    Elementary and Secondary
6111   School Calendar
6112   School Day
6113   Senior Privileges
6114   Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness
6114.1   Fire
6114.3   Bomb Threats
6114.3REG   Bomb Threats - Regulation
6114.6   Emergency Closings
6114.7   Safe Schools
6115   Ceremonies and Observances
6121   Nondiscrimination
6121.1   Equal Educational Opportunity
6130   Organizational Plan
6140   Curriculum
6140REG   Curriculum - Regulation
6141   Curriculum Design/Development/Revision
6141.11   Curriculum Research/Experimental Projects
6141.2   Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs
6141.21   Religion in the Public Schools
6141.31   Bilingual-Bicultural Education
6141.312   Migrant Students
6141.32   Computer Literacy
6141.321   Other Computer Networks and Internet Safety
6141.321REG   Other Computer Networks and Internet Safety - Regulation
6141.322   Computers/Websites/Pages
6141.4   Independent Study
6141.42   Student Volunteers and Community Service
6141.5   Credits for College Coursework
6142   Basic Instructional Program
6142.1   Family Life and Sex Education
6142.101   Student Nutrition and Physical Activity (Student Wellness Policy)
6142.11   Trampoline Use
6144   Controversial Issues
6144.1   Exemption from Instruction
6145   Interscholastic Competition/Extracurricular Programs
6145.2   Intramural/Interscholastic Competition
6145.2REG   Intramural/Interscholastic Competition - Regulation
6145.21   Sunday Play of Postponed Friday and Saturday Games
6145.22   Sportsmanship
6145.22REG   Sportsmanship - Regulation
6145.4   Public Performances and Exhibitions
6145.51   National Honor Society
6145.51REG   National Honor Society - Regulation
6145.6   Travel and Exchange Programs
6145.7   Social Events/Meetings
6145.7REG   Social Events/Meetings - Regulation
6145.71   Use of Alcohol by Adults
6145.8   Activity Funds Management
6146   Graduation Requirements
6146.1   Grading/Assessment System
6150.1   Classroom Appearance/Arrangement
6151   Class Size
6152   Grouping
6153   Field Trips
6153REG   Field Trips - Regulation
6153FORM   Field Trips - Form
6153.2   Student Participation in Election Process
6154   Homework/Make-Up Work
6154REG   Homework/Make-Up Work - Regulation
6156.5   Lesson Plans
6159   Individualized Education /Special Education Program
6161.1   Instructional Materials
6161.1REG   Instructional Materials - Regulation
6161.12REG   Recommendation of Materials - Regulation
6161.3   Comparability of Services
6162.51   Surveys of Students
6164.11   Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol
6164.12   Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
6171.1   Inclusion
6171.2   Preschool Students with Disabilities
6171.3   District Placement of Special Education Students Out-of-District
6172   Alternate Education Programs
6172.1   Gifted/Talented Program
6172.3   Home Schooling
6172.4   Title I Parent Involvement
6172.4REG   Title I Parent Involvement - Regulation
6172.6   Virtual/Online Courses
6177   Commercially Produced Video Recording (Use of)
6177REG   Commercially Produced Video Recording (Use of) - Regulation

Series 7000 - New Construction

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Planning
7113.1   Retirement of Buildings
    Occupying
7551   Naming of Facility

Series 9000 - Bylaws of the Board

Policy Number

 

Policy/Regulation Name

    Role of Board Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
9000   Role of Board Members (Powers, Purposes, Duties)
9005   Statement of Integrity
9010   Limits of Authority
9012   Legal Responsibilities of Boards of Education
9020   Public Statements
9030   Commitment to Democratic Principles in Relation to Community, Staff and Students
9040   Board Related Responsibilities
    Organization
9110   Number of Members; Terms of Office
9120   Officers and Auxiliary Personnel
9121   Chairperson
9122   Vice-Chairperson
9123   Secretary
9125   Use of Legal Counsel
9130   Committees
9150   Board Consultants
9160   Student Representatives on the Suffield Board of Education
    Members
9221   Filling Vacancies
9222   Resignation/Removal from Office
9230   New Board Member Orientation
9240   Board Member Development
9250   Remuneration and Reimbursement
9250REG   Remuneration and Reimbursement - Regulation
9260   Board Member Protection
9270   Conflict of Interest
9271   Code of Ethics
    Methods of Operation
9310   Development, Distribution and Maintenance of Manual of Policies, Regulations, Bylaws
9311   Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies
9312   Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Bylaws
9314   Suspension of Policies, Bylaws, Regulations
9321   Time, Place, Notification of Meetings
9322   Public and Executive Sessions
9323   Agenda Preparation and Dissemination
9325   Meeting Conduct
9325.1   Quorum
9325.2   Order of Business
9326   Minutes/Taping/Broadcasting
9330   Board/School System Records
9350   Hearings
    Evaluation of Board of Education Procedures
9400   Evaluation of Board of Education Procedures