• Responsibilities of School Administration and School Personnel


    • Seek the advice of legal counsel when appropriate.
    • Assess the school’s strengths and weaknesses with regard to students.
    • Teach expected standards of behavior and model this behavior by personal example.
    • Establish clear rules for acceptable behavior that include strong corrective action that is caring, but firm.
    • Enforce policies for violations of the code consistently and fairly.
    • Ensure the delivery of responsive guidance and counseling programs and services.
    • Involve parents in policy development.
    • Involve students in policy development.
    • Demonstrate an organized, collaborative, and ongoing effort to create and maintain a safe school with an environment conducive to learning.
    • Establish an outreach strategy to involve the larger community that will provide support in making the school’s policy and programs work. Develop collaborative arrangements in which school personnel, parents, School Boards, law enforcement officers, and service agencies can work together to provide necessary resources that will meet the needs of all students.
    • Demonstrate respect for the dignity of every parent, employee, and school-age child.
    • Maintain regular and open communication with parents.