Administrative Policies

An extensive review and revision process has occurred over the past 12 months, and all newly approved policies are currently being reviewed by the Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB). The revised policies are expected to be uploaded to this page in November 2019. In the meantime, please contact the District Office for an updated version of any policy listed here. 

District Office
(303) 536-2000

ADMINISTRATION POLICIES


A. FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS
B. SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS
C. GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
D.FISCAL MANAGEMENT
E. SUPPORT SERVICES (Buildings and Grounds; Safety; Food Service; Transportation)
F. FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 
GB. PERSONNEL (ALL)
GC. PERSONNEL (LICENSED)
GD. PERSONNEL (CLASSIFIED)
I. INSTRUCTION
J. STUDENTS">J. STUDENTS
K. SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS
L.. EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS




A. FOUNDATIONS AND BASIC COMMITMENTS
1. Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity (AC)
2. School District Mission (AD)
3. Tobacco-Free Schools (ADC)
4. Safe Schools (ADD)
5. School Wellness (ADF)
6. Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment (AE)
7. Standards Based Education (AEA)
8. Accreditation (AED*)
9. Waiver of State Law and Regulation (AEE*)

B. SCHOOL BOARD GOVERNANCE AND OPERATIONS
1. School Board Member Conflict of Interest (BCB)
2. School Board Meetings (BE) 
3. Electronic Participation in School Board Meetings (BEAA*)
4. Executive Sessions (BEC) 
5. Agenda (BEDB) 
6. Voting Method (BEDF)
7. Minutes (BEDG)
8. Public Participation at School Board Meetings (BEDH)
9. Board of Education Member and Superintendent of School Indemnification (BID/BIE)

C. GENERAL SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION
1. Recruitment and Appointment of Superintendent of Schools (CBB)
2. Administrative Organization Plan (CC) 
3. Line and Staff Relations (CCB)
4. Administration Councils, Cabinets and Committees (CE)
5. Development and Implementation of Administrative Regulations (CH)
6. Handbooks and Directives (CHCA)
7. Administration in the Absence of Policy (CHD)

D. FISCAL MANAGEMENT
1. Fiscal Management Goals/Priority Objectives (DA)
2. Financial Administration (DAB)
3. Federal Fiscal Compliance (DAC)
4. Annual Budget (DB)
5. Budget Adoption Process (DBG)
6. Budget Transfers (DBJ)
7. Fiscal Emergencies (DBK)
8. Funding Proposals/Grants and Special Projects (DD)
9. Funds from Local Tax Sources (DEA)
10. Loan Programs (Funds from State Tax Sources) (DEB) 
11. Gate Receipts and Admissions (DFD)
12. Authorized Signatures/Check-Writing Services (DGA/DGB)
13. Bonded Employees and Officers (DH)
14. Fiscal Accounting (DI)
15. Online Schools and Online Programs (Permissible Documentation) (DIA)
16. Annual Audit (DIE)
17. Purchasing/Purchasing Authority (DJ/DJA)
18. Federal Procurement (DJB)
19. Bidding Procedures (DJE)
20. Vendor Relations (DJG)
21. Salary Deductions (DKB)
22. Expense Authorization/Reimbursement (Mileage and Travel) (DKC)

E. SUPPORT SERVICES
(Buildings and Grounds; Safety; Food Service; Transportation)

1. Hazardous Materials (EBAB)
2. Prevention of Disease/Infection Transmission (Handling Body Fluids) (EBBA)
3. Accident Reports (EBBB)
4. Safety Drills and Emergency Procedures (EBCB)
5. School Closings and Cancellations (EBCE)
6. Security/Access to Buildings (ECA/ECAB)
7. Use of Video and Audio Monitoring (ECAF)
8. Student Transportation (EEA) 
9. Bus Safety Program (EEAE)
10. School Transportation Vehicle Operator Requirements and Training (EEAEA)
11. Drug and Alcohol Testing for Bus Drivers (EEAEAA)
12. Use of Wireless Communication Devices by School Transportation Vehicle Operators (EEAEG)
13. Use of School Vehicles by Community Groups (EEAFB)
14. Student Transportation in Private Vehicles (EEAG) 
15. School Transportation Vehicles (Use of Safety Belts) (EEBA) 
16. School Nutrition Program (EF)
17. Free and Reduced-Price Food Services (EFC) 
18. Nutritious Food Choices (EFEA) 
19. Electronic Communication (EGAEA) 
20. Records Retention (EHB)
21. Insurance Program/Risk Management (EI)
22. Compliance with the Affordable Care Act (EIE)
23. Safeguarding Personal Identifying Information (EHC) 

F. FACILITIES PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT 
1. Facilities Planning (FB)
2. Land Use and Development (FBD)
3. School Capacity Standards (FC) 
4. Temporary School Facilities (FCC) 
5. Facilities Funding (FD) 
6. Bond Campaigns (FDA) 
7. Construction Documentation (FED)
8. Site Acquisition (FEE)
9. Change Orders (FEH)
10. Naming of Facilities (FF)
11. Memorials for Deceased Students and Staff (FFA) 

GB. PERSONNEL (ALL)

1. Open Hiring/Equal Employment Opportunity (GBA) 
2. Sexual Harassment (GBAA)
3. Board-Staff Meet and Confer (GBDA)
4. Staff Ethics/Conflict of Interest (GBEA) 
5. Staff Conduct (And Responsibilities) (GBEB)
6. Staff Dress Code (GBEBA)
7. Gifts to and Solicitations by Staff (GBEBC)
8. Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace (GBEC)
9. Staff Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications (GBEE)
10. Staff Health (And Medical Examination Requirements) (GBGA) 
11. First Aid Training (GBGAB) 
12. Staff Personal Security and Safety GBGB)
13. Workers' Compensation (GBGD)
14. Staff Maternity/Parental Leave (GBGE)
15. Federally-Mandated Family and Medical Leave (GBGF)
16. Staff Sick Leave (GBGG)
17. Sick Leave Bank (GBGH)
18. Staff Military Leave (GBGI)
19. Staff Bereavement Leave (GBGJ)
20. Staff Legal Leave (GBGK)
21. Staff Personal Leave (GBGM)
22. Professional Leave (GBGN)
23. Personnel Records and Files (GBJ)
24. Disclosure of Information to Prospective Employers (GBJA)
25. Staff Concerns/Complaints/Grievances (GBK)

GC. PERSONNEL (LICENSED)

1. Professional Staff (GC)
2. Qualifications and Duties (GCAC)
3. Professional Staff Contracts/Compensation/Salary Schedules (GCBA)
4. Professional Staff Fringe Benefits (GCBD)
5. Instructional Staff Sabbaticals (GCCAF)
6. Professional Staff Vacations and Holidays (GCD) 
7. Professional Staff Recruiting/Hiring (GCE/GCF) 
8. Hiring of Instructional Staff/Portability of Nonprobationary Status (GCFA)
9. Part-Time and Substitute Professional Staff Employment/Qualifications of Substitute Staff (GCG/GCGA)
10. Mentor Teachers/Administrators (GCHA/GCHB)
11. Professional Staff Induction Program (GCHC) 
12. Professional Staff Development (GCI)
13. Professional Staff Training, Workshops and Conferences (GCID)
14. Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers (GCKA)
15. Teacher Displacement (GCKAA)
16. Administrative Staff Assignments and Transfers (GCKB)
17. Professional Staff Schedules and Calendars (GCL)
18. Extra Duty (GCMD)
19. Evaluation of Licensed Personnel (GCO)
20. Instructional Staff Reduction in Force (GCQA) 
21. Resignation of Instructional Staff/Administrative Staff (GCQC/GCQD)
22. Discipline, Suspension and Dismissal of Professional Staff (And Contract Nonrenewal) (GCQF)
23. Tutoring for Pay (GCRD)
24. Professional Research and Publishing (GCS)
 
GD.PERSONNEL (CLASSIFIED)

1. Classified Staff (GD) 
2. Classified Staff Positions (GDA) 
3. Classified Staff Wage Schedules (GDBA) 
4. Classified Staff Supplementary Pay/Overtime (GDBC) 
5. Classified Staff Vacations and Holidays (GDD)
6. Classified Staff Recruiting/Hiring (GDE/GDF) 
7. Part-Time and Substitute Classified Staff Employment (GDG)
8. Classified Staff Assignments and Transfers (GDJ)
9. Classified Staff Work Schedules and Calendars (GDK)
10. Evaluation of Classified Staff (GDO) 
11. Resignation of Classified Staff (GDQB) 
12. Discipline, Suspension and Dismissal of Classified Staff (GDQD) 

I.INSTRUCTION
1. School Year/School Calendar/Instruction Time (IC/ICA)
2. Curriculum Development (IG)
3. Character Education (IHAK)
4. Health and Family Life/Sex Education (IHAM)
5. Teaching about Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco (IHAMA)
6. Special Education Programs for Students with Disabilities (IHBA) 
7. Gifted Education (IHBB) 
8. Equivalence of Services (Title I) (IHBD) 
9. English Language Learners (IHBEA) 
10. Homebound Instruction (IHBF) 
11. Home Schooling (IHBG) 
12. Primary/Preprimary Education (IHBIB)
13. Preparation for Postsecondary and Workforce Success (IHBK) 
14. Concurrent Enrollment (IHCDA)
15. Class Size Guidelines (IIB) 
16. Instructional Resources and Materials (IJ)
17. Instruction through Online Courses (IJNDAB)
18. Field Trips (IJOA) 
19. School Volunteers/Community Resource Persons (IJOC)
20. Academic Achievement (IK)
21. Grading/Assessment Systems (IKA) 
22. Ensuring All Students Meet Standards (Promotion, Retention and Acceleration of Students) (IKE) 
23. Graduation Requirements (IKF)
24. Graduation Exercises (IKFB) 
25. Early Literacy and Reading Comprehension (Colorado READ Act) (ILBC)
26. Teaching about Controversial Issues and Use of Controversial Materials (IMB) 
27. Exemptions from Required Instruction (IMBB)
28. Patriotic Exercises (IMDA) 
29. Flag Displays (IMDB) 

J. STUDENTS

1. Equal Educational Opportunities (JB) 
2. Sexual Harassment (JBB)
3. School Attendance Areas (JC)
4. Compulsory Attendance Ages (JEA)
5. Entrance Age Requirements (JEB)
6. Admission and Denial of Admission (JF)
7. Continuing Enrollment of Students Who Become Nonresidents (JFAB)
8. Nonresident Tuition Charges (JFABA)
9. Admission of Non-immigrant Foreign Exchange Students (JFABB)
10. Homeless Students (JFABD)
11. Students in Foster Care (JFABE)
12. Intra-District Choice/Open Enrollment(JFBA) 
13. Inter-District Choice/Open Enrollment (JFBB)
14. Student Withdrawal from School/Dropouts (JFC)
15. Assignment of New Students to Classes and Grade Levels (JGA) 
16. Student Absences and Excuses (JH)
17. Truancy (JHB)
18. Student Conduct (JIC)
19. Student Dress Code (JICA)
20. Student Conduct in School Vehicles (JICC) 
21. Code of Conduct (JICDA)
22. Violent and Aggressive Behavior (JICDD)
23. Bullying Prevention and Education (JICDE) 
24. School-Related Student Publications (School Publications Code) (JICEA)
25. Student Distribution of Noncurricular Materials (JICEC) 
26. Secret Societies/Gang Activity (JICF) 
27. Drug and Alcohol Involvement by Students (JICH) 
28. Weapons in School (JICI)
29. Student Use of Cell Phones and Other Personal Technology Devices (JICJ)
30. Student Interviews, Interrogations, Searches and Arrests (JIH)
31. Parking Lot Searches (JIHB) 
32. Student Concerns, Complaints and Grievances (JII)
33. Student Organizations (JJA-1)
34. School Displays (JJC) 
35. Fundraising Activities/Contests for Students (JJE/JJG) 
36. Student Activities Funds (JJF) 
37. Student Travel (JJH) 
38. Extracurricular Activity Eligibility (JJJ)
39. Student Discipline (JK) 
40. Use of Physical Intervention and Restraint (JKA)
41. Disciplinary Removal from Classroom (JKBA) 
42. Suspension/Expulsion of Students (and Other Disciplinary Interventions) (JKD/JKE) 
43. Educational Alternatives for Expelled Students (JKF)
44. Expulsion Prevention (JKG) 
45. Student Health Services and Records (JLC)
46. Physical Examinations of Students (JLCA) 
47. Immunization of Students (JLCB) 
48. Communicable/Infectious Diseases (JLCC)
49. Administering Medications to Students (JLCD) 
50. Students with Food Allergies (JLCDA) 
51. Administration of Medical Marijuana to Qualified Students (JLCDB)
52. First Aid and Emergency Medical Care (JLCE) 
53. Students with Special Health Needs (JLCEA) 
54. Screening/Testing of Students (And Treatment of Mental Disorders) (JLDAC)
55. Reporting Child Abuse/Child Protection (JLF) 
56. Sex Offender Information (JLFF) 
57. Student Dismissal Precautions (JLIB)
58. Physical Activity (JLJ) 
59. Student Fees, Fines and Charges (JQ) 
60. Student Records/Release of Information Students (JRA/JRC) 
61. Sharing of Student Records/Information between School District and State Agencies (JRCA) 
62. Privacy and Protection of Confidential Student Information (JRCB) 
63. Student Use of the Internet and Electronic Communications (JS) 

K. 
SCHOOL-COMMUNITY-HOME RELATIONS
1. Parent Engagement in Education (KB) 
2. District Title I Parent and Family Engagement (KBA)
3. Custodial and Noncustodial Parent Rights and Responsibilities (KBBA)
4. Gifts/Donations to the School District (KCD)
5. Public's Right to Know/Freedom of Information (KDB)
6. Parent Notification of Employee Criminal Charges (KDBA)
7. Crisis Management (Safety, Readiness and Incident Management Planning) (KDE)
8. Public Concerns and Complaints (KE)
9. Public Concerns/Complaints about Instructional Resources (KEC)
10. Public Concerns/Complaints about Teaching Methods, Activities or Presentations (KEF)
11. Community Use of School Facilities (KF)
12. Public Conduct on District Property (KFA)
13. Advertising in Schools (KHB)
14. Distribution/Posting of Noncurricular Materials (KHC)
15. Visitors to Schools (KI)
16. Relations with Military Recruiters, Postsecondary Institutions and Prospective Employers (KLMA) 

L. EDUCATION AGENCY RELATIONS
1. Relations with District Charter Schools (LBD) 
2. Facilities Planning and Funding for District Charter Schools (LBDA)
3. Relations with Institute Charter Schools (School Boards with Exclusive Chartering Authority) (LBDB)