Policy - 3231 Outside Activities of Support Staff

The School Board directs the Superintendent to promulgate the following guidelines so that support staff members may avoid situations in which their personal interests, activities, and associations may conflict with the interests of the Corporation. If nonschool activities threaten an employee's effectiveness within the school system, the Board reserves the right to evaluate the impact of such activity upon the employee's responsibility to the Corporation.

A.      Support staff members should not give assigned work time to outside activities when there is not valid reason to be excused from assigned duties.

B.      Support staff members shall not use school property or assigned work time to solicit or accept customers for private enterprises without written administrative permission.

C.      Support staff members shall not campaign on school property during school time or during their scope of duties in behalf of any political issue or candidate for local, State, or National office.

D.      Support staff members should avoid conduct and associations outside the school which, if known, could have an adverse or harmful effect upon the school community.

E.       Support staff members should refrain from expressions that would disrupt harmony among their co-workers or interfere with the maintenance of discipline by school officials.

F.       Support staff members may not accept fees for tutoring when such tutoring is conducted during the normal work day.

G.      Support staff members may not accept fees for remedial tutoring of students that they are currently working with as part of their assignment.

Reviewed 10/15/15
Revised 3/05