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Shaler Area School District Board Policy

Policy Number  Name Date Adopted  Date(s) Revised 
000 LOCAL BOARD PROCEDURES 
001 Name and Classification  10/21/98
002 Authority and Powers  10/21/98
003 Functions 10/21/98
004 Membership 10/21/98 2/16/11
6/22/11
4/18/12
005 Organization 10/21/98
7/12/04
2/16/11
7/10/13
4/19/17
 
 
 
Meetings
10/21/98 6/16/99
11/19/03
 
5/13/09
2/16/11
6/20/12
006.1 Use of Teleconferencing  4/17/02 6/20/12
006.2 Recording Board Meetings 4/9/14  
007 Policy Manual Access 1/20/99 2/16/11
009 Claims for Loss Reimbursement  10/21/98
010 Adoption of Superintendent's Annual Salary  10/21/98
011 Anti-Nepotism 6/19/02
012 Board Governance Standards/Code of Conduct  1/18/06 2/16/11
100 PROGRAMS 
100 Strategic Plan  6/16/99 12/13/06
101 Philosophy of Education/Goals  4/15/98
102 Academic Standards  4/15/98
6/16/99
8/20/14
103 Non-Discrimination in School and Classroom Practices  4/15/98
6/16/99
12/13/06
 
3/19/08
12/9/09
2/16/11
9/19/12
103.1  Non-Discrimination - Qualified Students with Disabilities 12/9/09
2/16/11
1/15/14
104 Non-Discrimination in Employment/Contract Practices  4/15/98 12/9/09
10/13/10
2/16/11
105 Curriculum 4/15/98
6/16/99
8/20/14
105.1 Curriculum Review by Parents and Students  4/15/98
6/16/99
8/20/14
105.2 Exemption from Instruction  4/15/98 6//16/99
5/18/05
 
106 Guides for Planned Instruction  4/15/98
6/16/99
8/20/14
107 Adoption of Planned Instruction 4/15/98
6/16/99
8/20/14
108 Adoption of Textbooks  4/15/98
8/20/14
109 Resource Materials
8/20/14

109.1 Library Materials Selection
4/15/98
8/20/14
110 Instructional Supplies  4/15/98
111 Lesson Plans  4/15/98 7/20/05
112 Guidance Counseling  4/15/98 6/21/06
113 Special Education  4/15/98

11/20/02
12/13/06
 
12/9/09
6/22/11
10/19/11
3/21/12

113.1 Discipline of Students with Disabilities  11/20/02
12/9/09
2/16/11
10/19/11
1/15/14
113.2 Behavior Support 12/9/09
6/22/11
1/15/14
113.3 Screening and Evaluations for Students with Disabilities 12/9/09 6/22/11
10/19/11
3/21/12
113.4 Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information 10/19/11  
114 Gifted Education  4/15/98 7/16/01
12/9/09
2/16/11
115 Career & Technical Education  4/15/98 6/16/99
12/13/06
3/16/16 
116 Tutoring 4/15/98
5/18/05
3/16/16 
117 Homebound Instruction  4/15/98 5/18/05
118 Independent Study  4/15/98
6/16/99
11/15/00 
119 Current Events  4/15/98
8/20/14
121 Field Trips  4/15/98
8/20/14
121.1 District-Sponsored Overnight Domestic/Foreign Travel  8/20/03 7/16/08
5/13/09
121.2 District-Approved Overnight Domestic/Foreign Travel  8/20/03 7/16/08
5/13/09
5/12/10
122 Extracurricular Activities  4/15/98
7/12/04
12/13/06
8/15/12
122.1 Club Sports  12/13/06 7/16/08
123 Interscholastic Athletics  4/15/98

7/12/04
12/13/06
 
8/15/12

123.1 Coaches and Sponsors  4/15/98 7/16/08
123.2 Eligibility for Athletics and Competitive Extracurricular Activities 1/21/04
5/21/0
9/21/16
12/6/17
123.3 Concussion Management 8/15/12
123.4 Sudden Cardiac Arrest 9/19/12
124 Alternative Instruction Courses
8/20/14
 
124.1 Summer School  4/15/98
8/20/14
125 Adult Education  4/15/98
126 Class Size  4/15/98
127 Assessment of Educational Program  4/15/98

6/16/99
8/20/03
6/21/06

130 Homework 4/15/98 6/21/06
137 Home Education Programs 4/15/98 6/16/99
5/12/04
5/18/05 
3/16/16 
138 ESL/Bilingual Education Programs 8/21/02
3/16/16
5/16/18
140 Charter Schools 7/17/00
6/21/06
3/21/07
12/10/08
8/20/14
143 Standards for Persistently Dangerous Schools  5/12/04
144 Standards for Victims of Violent Crimes  5/12/04
146 Student Services  12/13/06
200 PUPILS 
200 Enrollment of Students 5/18/05 12/13/06
8/19/09
11/17/10
201 Admission of Beginners  5/20/98

5/18/05
2/17/10
1/11/12
3/21/12

202 Eligibility of Nonresident Students  5/20/98 6/16/99
1/19/05
5/18/05
12/13/06
 
10/13/10
203 Communicable Diseases and Immunization  5/20/98 6/16/99
5/18/05
 
6/22/11
8/16/17
203.1 HIV Infection  5/20/98
7/12/04
5/18/05
8/20/14
204 Attendance 5/20/98 5/18/05
10/12/05
12/13/06
12/10/08
1/20/10
 
8/17/11
8/16/17
204.1 Student Educational Tours and Trips  5/20/98 8/17/11
205 Postgraduate Students  5/20/98
206 Assignment Within District  5/20/98 7/16/08
207 Confidential Communications of Students  5/20/98 12/13/06
208 Withdrawal From School  5/20/98
209 Health Examinations  5/20/98 10/18/00
8/20/03
12/13/06
 
3/19/08
209.1 Pediculosis (Head Lice)  1/16/02
209.2  Food Allergy Management  9/19/12
209.3 Diabetes Management
6/21/17  
210 Use of Medications  7/13/98 6/22/05
12/13/06
 
1/11/12
210.1 Possession/Use of Life Saving Medications 5/18/05 12/13/06
6/22/11
211 Student Accident Insurance  5/20/98
212 Reporting Student Progress  5/20/98 3/16/16
213 Assessment of Student Progress 
(To Commence in 2010-11 for the Class of 2014 and for all classes thereafter)
5/20/98
9/15/99
10/18/00
10/20/04
5/21/08
 
4/15/09
6/16/10
7/10/13
6/18/14
7/12/17

214 

Class Rank 
(The following policy will remain in effect for and applicable to the graduating Classes of 2019 and 2020. Beginning with the Class of 2021, the Shaler Area School District will no longer determine or report Class Rank.)
5/20/98
10/18/00
6/16/10
 
7/10/13
7/12/17
7/18/18 
214.1  Weighted Course Credit
(To Commence in 2010-11 for the Class of 2014 and for all classes thereafter)
 
12/9/98
1/20/99
12/10/03
 
6/16/10
7/10/13
7/12/17
215 Promotion and Retention  5/20/98
216 Student Records  5/20/98
12/13/06
7/16/08
1/20/10
8/15/12
216.1 Supplemental Discipline Records  5/20/98
12/10/08
8/15/12
217 Graduation Requirements  5/20/98
10/20/04
5/18/05
12/13/06
9/17/14
218 Student Discipline  5/20/98
10/20/99
7/17/00
5/16/01
1/16/02
7/12/04
6/21/06
12/13/06
2/19/14
218.1 Weapons 5/20/98
7/17/00
2/19/14
218.2 Terroristic Threats  2/19/14
219 Student Complaint Process  5/20/98
220 Student Expression  5/20/98 6/21/06
221 Dress and Grooming  5/20/98 6/16/99
12/13/06
 
222 Tobacco Use  5/20/98
4/18/01
4/18/07
2/19/14
8/19/15
223 Use of Bicycles, Skateboards, and Motor Vehicles  5/20/98
224 Care of School Property  5/20/98 11/12/14
225 Students and the Police  5/20/98
226 Locker Search  5/20/98 7/12/04
12/13/06
 
227 Controlled Substances/Paraphernalia 5/20/98
7/16/01
4/17/02
7/12/04
 
2/16/11
1/11/12
8/19/15
227.1 Drug and Alcohol Awareness for Extracurricular Activities and Athletic Programs and for Students Who Have Been Granted Parking Privileges  5/20/98 2/21/01; 7/16/01; 4/16/03; 11/14/07
228 Student Government  5/20/98
229 Student Fund Raising  5/20/98
230 Public Performances by Students  5/20/98
231 Social Events and Class Trips  5/20/98
232 Participation in School Affairs  5/20/98
233 Suspension and Expulsion  5/20/98 7/12/04
6/21/06
12/13/06
 
234 Pregnant Students  5/20/98 12/13/06
235 Student Rights and Responsibilities 5/20/98
6/30/03
6/21/06
3/21/07
 
8/20/14
235.1 Surveys 8/20/14  
236 Student Assistance Program 5/20/98 12/13/06
237 Electronic Devices  5/20/98
10/20/99
10/20/04
1/19/05
12/9/09
 
11/12/14
239 Foreign Exchange Students  5/20/98
244 Acceptable Use of Internet  5/20/98 4/21/99
245 Classroom Observations by Parent/Guardian  5/20/98
246 School Wellness 7/19/06
3/19/08 
8/20/14
6/21/17
247 Hazing 7/17/00 7/12/04
2/16/11
248 Unlawful Harassment  5/20/98 4/18/01
11/14/01
 
2/16/11
249 Bullying/Cyberbullying  11/14/01
12/10/08
9/19/12
250 Student Recruitment  6/30/03 12/13/06
8/19/09
9/15/10
251 Homeless Students  8/20/03 3/19/14
252 Use, Transmission, and Ownership of Student-Created Media 3/19/08  
300 ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES 
301 Creating a Position  3/18/98
302 Employment of Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent  3/18/98
5/17/00
7/18/07
1/11/12
2/20/13
3/18/15
303 Employment of Administrators  3/18/98

5/17/00
7/18/07
7/16/08
8/17/11
1/11/12

308 Employment Contract/Board Resolution 3/18/98 2/20/13
309 Assignment and Transfer of Administrative Employees 3/18/98 1/11/12
310 Abolishing a Position  3/18/98
311 Suspensions and Furloughs  3/18/98
312 Performance Assessment of Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent  3/18/98 2/20/13
313 Evaluation of Administrative Employees  3/18/98 5/16/01
314 Physical Examination  3/18/98 10/13/10
314.1 HIV Infection  3/18/98 7/14/04
315 Disqualification by Reason of Health  3/18/98
316 Non-tenured Employees  3/18/98
317 Conduct/Disciplinary Procedures 3/18/98
1/11/12
3/18/15
3/16/16 
317.1 Weapons 3/18/98
319 Outside Activities  3/18/98
320 Freedom of Speech in Non-school Settings  3/18/98
321 Political Activities  3/18/98
322 Gifts 3/18/98
323 Tobacco Use (Admin. Employees) 3/18/98
4/18/01
2/19/14
324 Personnel Files  3/18/98 8/20/03
7/18/07
10/13/10
325 Dress and Grooming  3/18/98
325.1 Identification Badges  12/13/06
326 Complaint Policy  3/18/98
327 Management Team  3/18/98
328 Wage and Salary  3/18/98
328.1 Salary for Administrators/Personnel with Individual Employment Contracts  1/20/99
331 Job Related Expenses 3/18/98  
333 Professional Growth Guidelines  3/18/98
334 Sick Leave  3/18/98 10/16/02
335 Family and Medical Leaves for Administrators 3/18/98 7/16/08
5/13/09
5/12/10
336 Personal/Emergency Leave  3/18/98
337 Vacation 3/18/98
338 Sabbatical Leave  3/18/98
338.1 Compensated Professional Leaves  3/18/98
339 Unpaid Personal Leave  3/18/98
342 Jury Duty  3/18/98
347 Anti-Violence 11/14/01
348 Sexual Harassment  3/18/98 5/17/00
4/18/01
11/14/01
 
349 Unlawful Harassment  11/14/01 10/13/10
2/16/11
351 Drug and Substance Abuse  3/18/98
5/17/00
2/19/14
400 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES 
401 Creating a Position  9/16/98
402 Employment of Certificated Teaching Personnel  9/16/98

3/15/00
10/18/00
5/16/01
5/15/02
8/20/03
5/12/04
1/19/05
 
7/18/07
10/10/07
1/11/12

404 Employment of Supplemental Contract Employees  9/16/98
6/16/99
7/18/07
12/3/14
4/19/17
8/15/18 
405 Employment of Substitute Professional Employees  9/16/98
11/17/99
5/17/00
7/18/07
8/19/09
1/11/12
3/18/15
406 Employment of Summer School Staff  9/16/98 1/11/12
407 Student Teachers  9/16/98 1/11/12
408 Employment Contract for Teachers  11/18/98
409 Assignment and Transfer of Professional Employees  9/16/98 1/11/12
410 Abolishing a Position  9/16/98
411 Suspensions and Furloughs  9/16/98
412 Evaluation of Professional Employees  9/16/98
413 Evaluation of Temporary Professional Employees  9/16/98 5/16/01
414 Physical Examination  9/16/98 10/13/10
414.1 HIV Infection  9/16/98 7/12/04
415 Disqualification by Reason of Health  9/16/98
416 Nontenured Staff Members  9/16/98
417 Disciplinary Procedures of Professional Employees  9/16/98
1/11/12
3/18/15
417.1 Weapons 9/16/98
418 Penalties for Tardiness  9/16/98
419 Non-School Activities  9/16/98
420 Freedom of Speech in Non-Instructional Settings  9/16/98
422 Gifts 9/16/98
423 Tobacco Use (Prof. Employees) 9/16/98
4/18/01
2/19/14
424 Personnel Files  9/16/98 8/20/03
7/18/07
10/13/10
425 Dress and Grooming  9/16/98 10/20/99
425.1 Identification Badges  12/13/06
429 Substitute Compensation  1/20/99 11/19/03
432 Work Schedules  9/16/98
433 Professional Growth Guidelines  9/16/98
434 Sick Leave  10/16/02
435 Family and Medical Leaves  9/16/98 7/16/08
5/13/09
5/12/10
436 Unpaid Personal Leave  9/16/98
438 Sabbatical Leave  9/16/98
438.1 Compensated Professional Leaves  11/18/98
440 Responsibility of Staff for Student Welfare  9/16/98
447 Anti-Violence 11/14/01
448 Sexual Harassment  9/16/98 5/17/00
4/18/01
11/14/01
 
449 Unlawful Harassment  11/14/01 10/13/10
2/16/11
451 Drug and Substance Abuse  9/16/98 5/17/00
500 CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES 
501 Creating a Position  2/18/98
504 Employment of Classified Employees  2/18/98 3/15/00
5/16/01
4/17/02
8/20/03
 
7/18/07
12/9/09
1/11/12
505 Employment of Substitute Classfied Employees  1/21/98 4/17/02
7/18/07
1/11/12
508 Employment Contract  2/18/98 3/15/00
509 Assignment and Transfer of Classified Employees 2/18/98 1/11/12
511 Suspensions or Layoffs  1/21/98
512 Evaluation of Classified Employees  1/21/98 3/15/00
5/16/01
 
514 Physical Examination  1/21/98 10/13/10
514.1 HIV Infection  2/18/98 7/14/04
515 Disqualification by Reason of Health  2/18/98
517 Disciplinary Procedures of Classfied Employees  2/18/98
1/11/12
3/18/15
517.1 Weapons 2/18/98
518 Penalties for Tardiness  2/18/98
519 Outside Activities  2/18/98
523 Tobacco Use (Class. Employees) 2/18/98
4/18/01
2/19/14
524 Personnel Files  1/21/98 8/20/03
7/18/07
10/13/10
525 Dress and Grooming  2/18/98
525.1 Identification Badges  12/13/06
526 Complaint Policy  2/18/98
528 Wage and Salary Determination  2/18/98
529 Substitute Compensation  2/18/98 3/15/00
11/19/03
 
530 Overtime 2/18/98
532 Working Periods  2/18/98
534 Sick Leave  2/18/98 10/16/02
535 Family and Medical Leaves  1/21/98 7/16/08
5/13/09
5/12/10
536 Personal Leave  2/18/98
537 Vacation 2/18/98
539 Uncompensated Leave  2/18/98
541 Benefits for Regularly Employed Part-Time Personnel  2/18/98
542 Jury Duty  2/18/98
543 Paid Holidays  2/18/98
547 Anti-Violence 11/14/01
548 Sexual Harassment  2/18/98 5/17/00
4/18/01
11/14/01
 
549 Unlawful Harassment  11/14/01 10/13/10
2/16/11
551 Drug and Substance Abuse  2/18/98 5/17/00
600 FINANCES 
 
 
 
Fiscal Objectives
6/18/98 6/22/11
602 Budget Planning  6/18/98
 
 
 
Budget Preparation 
6/18/98 3/21/07
604 Public Budget Presentation  6/18/98 3/21/07
605 Tax Levy  6/18/98 3/21/07
5/12/10
606 Tax Collection  6/18/98 3/21/07
607 Tuition Income  6/18/98
608 Bank Accounts  6/18/98
609 Investment of District Funds  6/18/98 7/19/06
12/9/09
6/16/10
6/21/17
 
 
 
Purchases Subject to Bid 
6/18/98
10/13/10
9/19/12
5/15/13
3/19/14
 
 
 
Construction Contracts, Bidding Awards, and Approval of Change Orders to Existing Construction Contracts 
3/21/07 10/13/10
611 Purchases Budgeted  6/18/98

9/19/12
5/15/13
3/19/14
612 Purchases Not Budgeted  6/18/98  
613 Cooperative Purchasing  6/18/98
614 Payroll Authorization  6/18/98
615 Payroll Deductions  6/18/98
616 Payment of Claims  6/18/98
617 Petty Cash  6/18/98
618 Student Activity Funds 6/18/98 11/12/14
619 District Audit 6/18/98 6/22/11
620 Development and Maintenance of the General Fund - Unreserved Fund Balance  6/18/98 8/17/11
621 Taxpayer Bill of Rights  4/21/99
622 GASB Statement 34  5/16/01
623 Anti-Fraud 4/12/06 12/13/06
625 Reimbursement for Job Related Travel Expenses  9/16/98 4/17/02
8/19/09
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Federal Fiscal Compliance - Federal Programs
3/19/08 6/21/17 
626.1
Travel Reimbursement - Federal Programs
6/21/17
 
700 PROPERTY 
701 Facilities Planning  7/13/98
1/11/12
9/19/12
701.1 Naming/Renaming District Facilities 12/9/09 4/19/17
702 Gifts, Grants, Donations  7/13/98 7/19/06
703 Sanitary Management  7/13/98
704 Maintenance 7/13/98 5/21/14
705 Safety 7/13/98 10/13/10
1/11/12
706 Property Records  7/13/98
707 Use of School Facilities  7/13/98
12/12/01
7/12/04
10/14/09
3/19/14
9/19/18
708 Lending of School Owned Equipment and Books  7/13/98 6/20/12
709 Building Security  7/13/98
710 Use of Facilities by Staff  7/13/98 3/15/00
711 Use of District Photocopying and Duplication Services  7/13/98
 
 
 
Contracts for Maintenance, Repair, and Construction 
7/13/98
715 Use of Fax Machines  7/13/98
716 Sale and/or Disposal of Equipment/Materials  7/13/98 5/13/09
717 Integrated Pest Management  10/20/99 11/20/02
718 Use of Automated Electronic Defibrillators (AEDS)  7/12/04
719 Service Animals in Schools 4/18/12  
719-AR Service Animals in Schools 4/18/12  
719-AR-1 Evaluation of Requests by Students and Employees 4/18/12  
800 OPERATIONS 
800 Records Management 10/10/07 7/16/08
8/19/09
800-AR Records Management 8/19/09  
800-AR-1 Records Retention Schedule 8/19/09  
800-AR-1A  Retention Update Schedule    
800-AR-2 Litigation Hold 8/19/09  
800.1 Electronic Records/Signatures 12/5/12  
 
 
 
Public Records 
8/19/98

2/19/03
7/16/08
1/20/10
5/12/10
7/12/17

802 School Organizations  8/19/98 12/9/09
803 School Calendar  8/19/98 4/16/03
5/18/05
 
804 School Day  8/19/98
5/18/05
8/20/14
805 Emergency Preparedness 8/19/98
7/18/07
2/19/14
805.1 Relations with Law Enforcement Officers 2/19/14  
806 Child/Student Abuse  8/19/98
1/19/05
7/18/07
2/18/15
807 Opening Exercises  8/19/98 8/20/03
1/19/05
 
7/18/07
808 Food Services  8/19/98
4/16/03
12/10/08
5/12/10
6/21/17
808.1 School Lunch/Breakfast Program - Charged Meal  9/18/02
12/10/08
12/6/17
808.2 Free/Reduced Priced Meals 5/12/10  
810 Transportation 12/9/98
4/21/99
7/12/04
12/13/06
7/18/07
5/13/09
3/21/12
9/17/14
810.1 Transportation Personnel - Drug and Alcohol Testing  12/9/98 12/10/08
810.2 Student Conduct on School Vehicles  12/9/98 5/16/01
810.3 School Bus Driver Qualifications  1/19/05
811 Bonding 8/19/98
812 Property Insurance  8/19/98
813 Other Insurance  8/19/98
814 Copyright Material  8/19/98 7/16/08
814.1 Creation of Copyrighted Materials  11/18/98 Rescinded 3/14/01 
815 Acceptable Use of Internet, Computers and Network Resources 8/19/98
12/12/01
6/30/03
5/18/05
 
7/16/08
12/10/08
12/9/09
9/15/10
7/18/12
11/12/14
815.1  Social Media & Electronic Communications  8/16/17  
816 District Mail/Postage  12/13/06
818
Contracted Services/ Background Checks
8/19/98
7/18/07
12/10/08
5/13/09
1/11/12
9/18/13
819
Suicide Awareness, Prevention and Response
6/24/15  
822 AED/CPR 9/19/12
823
Administering Naloxone5/18/16 
825 State Mandate Waivers 5/16/01 10/13/10
 

Conflict of Interest
4/19/17
 
830 Breach of Computerized Personal Information  3/21/07
831  Grant Writing and Submission 6/20/12  
900 COMMUNITY 
901 Public Relations Objectives  9/16/98
902 Publications Program  9/16/98
903 Public Participation in Board Meetings  9/16/98 6/19/13
904 Public Attendance at School Events  9/16/98
4/18/01
6/22/11
4/18/12
2/19/14
905 Tobacco Use  9/16/98 Rescinded 3/14/01 
906 Public Complaints  9/16/98 3/19/08
907 Building Security - Visitors  7/13/98 9/16/98
12/9/09
9/15/10
907.1 Classroom Observations  9/16/98 Rescinded 12/9/09
908 Relations with Parents  9/16/98
909 Municipal Government Relations  9/16/98
2/19/14
910 Community Relations  9/16/98
911 News Media Relations  9/16/98
912 Relations with Educational Institutions  9/16/98
913 Relations with Special Interest Groups  9/16/98
914 Relations with Intermediate Unit  9/16/98
915 Parent/Family Involvement  9/16/98
916 Booster Organizations  9/16/98
11/19/03
 4/9/14
916.1 School Volunteers 12/5/12
3/18/15
10/21/15
917  Titan Head Logo 5/18/11 6/18/14
918 Title I Parent Involvement  8/20/03 12/2/15
919 District/School Report Cards  8/20/03 3/21/07
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1800 Mt. Royal Boulevard     Glenshaw, PA. 15116     P 412-492-1200     F 412-492-1236
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