Policy

The Alpine School District Board of Education has the unique authority and responsibility for policy development. The policies on this site have been reviewed and approved by the board in an open, public meeting.

Community Relations

Policy 1120 | Board Meetings

The regular and special meetings of the Board are open to the public and representatives of the press except that part of any meeting which may be designated as a closed session as provided by law.

Policy 1200 | Participation of the Public

The Board and the staff shall consider and weigh all input which they receive from individuals and community groups interested in the schools. The Board reserves to itself the sole and final rights of decision and action.

Policy 1250 | Visits to the School

The Board of Education and staff of the Alpine School District welcome and strongly encourage members of the community and other interested persons to visit the schools.

Policy 1311 | Participation in Community Life

It is the policy of the Board of Education to encourage active participation of school employees in and with parent organizations, service clubs, and other community groups, whereby, through their efforts the welfare of the community will be enhanced and greater understanding between the schools and the citizenry will be promoted.

Policy 1312 | Parent Complaints

The Board of Education encourages resolution of parent complaints on an informal basis at the level closest to the problem. There shall be regulations that outline the procedures for parent complaints about actions of district employees and also about programs and schools. These procedures shall be fair to all parties and shall provide that solutions will be rendered in a courteous, objective and timely manner. They shall provide for appeals up to and including the Board of Education whose decision shall be final.

Policy 1313 | Gratuities – All Personnel

Members of the Board of Education and employees of the Alpine School District shall neither offer nor accept gifts which might reasonably be interpreted as an attempt to influence the conduct of District business.

Policy 1324 | Community Group Activities Involving Students

Soliciting Funds from Students. Solicitation of the pupils to contribute funds to any organization or to work for any organization not directly under the control of the school authorities is prohibited, except as authorized in advance by the Board of Education.

Policy 1330 | Use of School Property and Facilities

It is the intention of the Board of Education to serve the community by making available appropriate use of school property and facilities in accordance with law and resources available in the district. The primary use shall be for the educational program. All other uses shall be deemed secondary.

Policy 1600 | Relations with Nonpublic and Other Educational Organizations

The governing board recognizes the need and the worth of cooperative relationships with other schools, colleges and educational organizations. It encourages members of the school staff to work with their counterparts in such organizations on educational matters within the framework established by the statutes, state regulations and governing board policy.

Policy 1610 | Separation of Church and State

It is the policy of the Alpine School District Board of Education that the United States Constitution’s declaration concerning separation of church and state be adhered to in the classrooms and schools of the District.

Policy 1614 | Records Management and Access

It is the policy of Alpine School District to manage district records in a manner that provides timely and appropriate access to information which has been collected. It is also a School District commitment to protect the privacy rights of individuals about whom information has been collected. This policy has been written and will be administered in accordance with the provisions of the Government Records Access and Management Act Utah Code Annotated 1992.

Policy 1616 | Alpine School District Private Foundation

The Board of Directors shall designate, and the corporation shall maintain a main office. The location of the main office of the corporation shall be the Board of Education of Alpine School District, 575 North 100 East, American Fork, Utah 84003.

Policy 1618 | Naming of New Schools

The Board of Education will ask the new school principal to form a school naming committee comprised of existing PTA and/or SCC officers/members and patrons from the new school boundary. The committee will conduct a survey and make the official recommendation to the Board of Education concerning a name for the school.

Policy 1620 | Alpine District Involvement Councils

The community councils shall provide an orderly system of broad public involvement to achieve the following: Serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Education. Serve as a communication channel between the Board and the community. Assist in appropriate research and evaluation projects. Work to improve all district educational programs.

Policy 1621 | Title 1 Parent Involvement

Parent engagement is vital to the academic success of students. Parents are the first teachers of their children and serve as partners with the district in helping their children achieve academic success.

Administration

Policy 2110 | Management Team

The management team shall be composed of all employees who hold administrative positions and have designated responsibility of proposing district policy or administering district programs. The superintendent is responsible for creating a process which establishes communication with the administrators of the school system.

Policy 2130 | Job Specifications

The superintendent shall present all positions to the Board of Education for approval. The job specifications of each position shall be outlined and developed by the superintendent.

Policy 2131 | Superintendent of Schools

The superintendent of schools is appointed by the Board of Education and serves as the Board’s chief executive officer. The superintendent’s term of office is for two years or until a successor is appointed and qualified. The superintendent shall hold an administrative/supervisory certificate issued by the State Board of Education. The Board shall set the superintendent’s compensation for services. The superintendent qualifies for office by taking the constitutional oath of office. (Utah Code 53A-3-301).

Policy 2138 | Employees

It shall be the policy of the Board of Education to appoint the best qualified persons, based on total needs of the district and community, to serve as employees of the district.

Policy 2220 | Staff Advisory Committees

The Board of Education authorizes the superintendent to establish Staff Advisory committees to assist in the study and development of appropriate Administrative Rules and Regulations, procedures, and programs. These committees are under the supervision of the superintendent.

Policy 2231 | Policies, Regulations, Procedures System

One of the primary responsibilities of the Alpine School District Board of Education is the development of education policy. Policies serve as guidelines to the administration in the development and implementation for operating the district. It is the purpose of Policy 2231 to establish the process by which District policy shall be managed, reviewed, proposed and adopted.

Policy 2240 | Political Involvement Guildelines

Alpine School District employees are encouraged to study relevant issues and participate in the political process. Schools are not to be used for purposes of political advocacy, but may facilitate dissemination of information.

Business

Policy 3005 | Business Procurement

It is the intent of Alpine School District to conduct all procurement activities in compliance with state and federal law and consistent with the guidelines set out in the Alpine School District Procurement Manual. It is the intent of the Alpine School District to conduct procurement activities in compliance with Utah Procurement Code(Chapter 56, Utah Code Annotated) and other federal or local purchasing guidelines. Supplementary purchasing guidance is contained in the Alpine School District procurement manual and ASD procedures handbook.

Policy 3053 | Audit of Accounts

All accounts shall be subject to audit annually. The audits shall be performed and financial statements presented in accordance with generally-accepted auditing and accounting standards, principles, and procedures promulgated by recognized authoritative bodies, and shall conform to the uniform classification of accounts established or approved by the state auditor.
In the event that the district receives federal funding, the audits shall be performed in accordance with both federal and state auditing requirements. (See also 53-6-28)

Policy 3059 | Board Approval for Capital Expenditure

It shall be the policy of the Board of Education to review and approve a list compiled and submitted by the superintendent of capital items for replacement, and repair and initial purchase once each year. Such list shall be based upon requests from principals and department heads within the district during the budgeting process. Emergency capital expenditures shall be minimized to maintain the integrity of the budget process and allow for adequate Board review.

Policy 3061 | Bids-Publication, Time for Keeping

Alpine School District, including all schools and departments, shall comply with purchasing guidelines as contained in State statute unless added to or supplemented by District procedure or policy.
Alpine School District will follow Utah Code 63 Chapter 56 as required by law and the booklet Alpine School District Procurement Policies as adopted by the Alpine School District Board of Education in October of 1982, last amended June 1991.

Policy 3070 | Personal Interest Conflicts

Investments in a business entity which create a conflict between public and private interests are forbidden.
No school officer or employee shall have personal investments in any business entity which will create a substantial conflict between his private interests and his public duties. (Utah Code 67-16-9)

Policy 3120 | Student Transportation

The primary purpose of owning, operating, and maintaining a fleet of school buses is to provide transportation for eligible students to and from schools for the purpose of educating the youth of Alpine School District.

Policy 3132 | Motor Vehicles

Every motor vehicle furnished by Alpine School District to be used to transport one or more workers to and from their places of employment shall be maintained in a safe condition and operated in a safe manner at all times, whether or not used on a public highway. (2-12-11, 34-36-1)

Policy 3138 | Administrative Travel Allowance

Administrators shall be given a mileage allowance to help defray the cost of travel expense while performing duties within the district. This mileage allowance shall be established upon recommendation of the superintendent following consultation with representatives of the Alpine School Administrators’ Association.

Policy 3140 | Life Safety and Security of Buildings and Groups

The Alpine School District Superintendent of Schools, or designee, is directed to establish such rules and regulations as may be needed to provide for student, employee, and patron safety and security in the school buildings and with equipment. The safety plan must also safeguard school buildings and equipment.

Certified Personnel

General (4000-4029)

Policy 4001 | Indemnification of Employees

Alpine School District will provide immunity and indemnification as described in the Utah Governmental Immunity Act to administrators, to members of the Board of Education and to other employees who qualify for such immunity under the provisions of the Utah Governmental Immunity Act (UCA 63-30-1, et. seq.).

Policy 4010 | LEA Specific Teacher Licensing

The Board of Education is committed to recruiting and retaining high quality certificated/endorsed teachers and directs the Superintendent and his/her designee to specify the types of licenses and license areas of concentration required for hire. The purpose of this policy is to identify standards and procedures of LEA-Specific Licensing requirements pursuant to the conditions outlined in Utah Administrative Rule R277-301. These specific requirements and procedures for obtaining a license are required for employment as a licensed educator in Alpine School District.

Hiring (4030-4059)

Policy 4030 | Educator Shortage

The intent of Alpine School District, as it has always been, is to operate within the Policies and Procedures of Alpine School District. The District has experienced some difficulty in hiring competent educators in some areas/however, the District has not been inclined to violate the adopted hiring policies in order to attract educators. In the event it becomes necessary for the District to change the hiring procedure, it will be done in cooperation with the association in agreeing as to what constitutes a shortage in a teaching area.

Policy 4031 | Advertisement of Job Openings

When a vacancy in any professional position in the Alpine School District shall occur or shall be known to occur, the district shall post on the district website a notice of such vacancy.

Policy 4032 | Applications

The Alpine School District uses an application form which is obtainable online at the district website. Applicants may be called in for personal interview when vacancies arise in fields for which they are qualified. A personal interview is a necessary part of the procedure in obtaining a position. It is necessary for prospective applicants to renew their applications annually.

Policy 4033 | Pre-employment Screening

School authorities are charged with protecting the health and safety of all students. As a means of helping to fulfill this charge, the Alpine School District requires prospective employees to have a criminal background check.

Policy 4034 | Employment of Relatives

The intent of this policy is to prevent discrimination, favoritism and other work setting problems caused by hiring, supervising and working with relatives. It is also the intent of the Board of Education to hire the best qualified candidate(s) available for each open position.

Policy 4035 | Prior Experience

Educators who have previously taught outside Alpine School District and who have not retired from a career in education, shall be awarded year for year experience, up to step 10 on the salary schedule.

Policy 4037 | Contractual Agreement

New personnel are employed on a one year provisional contract for each of their first three years in the District. Following the completion of the provisional status, employees, when approved by the supervisory and administrative staffs and the Board of Education, may be employed for an extended period as career educators as provided by the Board.

Policy 4038 | Filing of Transcripts and Certificates

Valid certificates and transcripts of credit shall be placed on file in the administration office or payment for service may be withheld. Certificates and transcripts shall be kept up to date in accordance with Utah State School Board Regulation and Alpine School District policy.

School Governance (4060-4089)

Policy 4060 | Scope of Employment

The Alpine School District Board of Education supports the professional code of ethics governing personnel who work for the school district and expects its employees to act within these parameters.

Policy 4061 | Assignment of Certified Educators

Educators shall be assigned to positions by the Superintendent of Schools and his assistants after discussion with the supervisors involved. They shall be responsible to the administrator under whom they are assigned. Educators shall be subject to change in assignment as is deemed best for the educator, the schools, and the students.

Policy 4062 | Transfer of Educators

An educator may make application to transfer within the district. The transfer request must be submitted to Human Resources by March 15th. The Human Resources Department shall prepare bulletins of known vacancies, which will occur for the following year.

Policy 4063 | Student Educator Ratio

The District, as well as the Association, is greatly concerned with quality of education and recognizes the beneficial effect of keeping the student-educator as low as possible. Any monies gained or lost through the student-educator ratios is in, and does go to the M & O budget.

Policy 4064 | Class Load

Class Load: In the event that a classroom educator feels that the pupil-educator ratio might be excessive, the educator may appeal to the principal who shall make every attempt to resolve the problem. In the event that the situation cannot be resolved by the principal, the principal shall request relief from the district administration (i.e., aides, additional educator, re-assignment of students or some other form of assistance.)

Policy 4066 | Aides in Classroom

Educator aides are assistants, not educators, and as such should not perform instructional tasks that are not under the direction and guidance of the educator.

Policy 4068 | Counselor Utilization

It is agreed that every reasonable effort should be made to allow professional certified employees, regardless of certification, to focus their time and energies in their areas of expertise. This concern relates to, but is not limited to, counselors. It is also agreed to encourage the utilization of available funds to assist certificated employees in their responsibilities such as scheduling.

Policy 4069 | Sexual Harassment

Alpine School District is committed to the maintenance of an environment which is free from any form of sexual harassment; an environment in which employees are allowed to work free from unwanted conduct or communication of a sexual nature; one which is in compliance with State and Federal laws dealing with this form of discrimination.

Policy 4070 | Student Educators

Educators are encouraged to cooperate with universities in assisting university students in their study and training to become qualified educators. Educators may make application for student teachers to their principal.

Policy 4071 | Half Days Without Students

It is recommended that the Board avoid calendar adoptions which require the educators presence on days beyond the negotiated total number of days. In general,half days should not be scheduled. There should, however, be some local discretion in this matter to address needs which may be unique to the operation of certain schools. If local option is provided, and half days seem appropriate, they may be approved by the principal after consultation with the faculty.

Policy 4072 | Keys

Educators are entitled to have a key to their room and to one of the exit doors. Under no circumstances may educators have these keys duplicated or permit them to be duplicated.

Policy 4075 | New Buildings

The Superintendent assures the Association that all involved educators will be given an opportunity to make input on new structures when they are being planned.

Policy 4076 | Media Expenditures

It is agreed by both teams that every effort should be made by appropriate district and local school staff members to insure maximum benefit for each media center dollar expended. Administrators should continue to involve educators and other interested staff members in decisions related to the expenditure of media center funds.

Policy 4077 | Staffing a New School

The opening of a new school may require the relocation of teachers in place at existing schools. It is the District’s intention to maintain strong staffs at each site. If a school is to be closed and a new school opened, it is expected that in so far as practical all teachers at the school to be closed will transfer to the new school.

Policy 4078 | Bullying/Harassment/Hazing

Alpine School District is committed to provide students and employees with safe and secure learning and working environments. A student’s ability to achieve academically and an employee’s quality of performance can be reduced by bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, hazing, and/or retaliation.

Teacher Expectation (4090-4129)

Policy 4091 | Goals and Objectives

Educators function as collaborative teams in Professional Learning Communities, using the essential questions and data, with student learning as the focus.

Policy 4092 | Safety

Educators shall become thoroughly acquainted with school rules, regulations, and equipment concerning student safety. They shall teach the students the proper methods of evacuating the building when the alarm is sounded.

Policy 4093 | Care of Students

Each educator shall act as a reasonably prudent individual in safeguarding pupils. Pupils should not be sent on errands off the school grounds unless the principal grants permission.

Policy 4096 | Time Schedule

The great majority of our educators are commended for their professionalism including their investment of time in their responsibilities far beyond contractual requirements.

Policy 4097 | Standards of Dress and Grooming

As fads and extremes of dress and appearance tend to attract improper attention to the individual, the Alpine School District Board of Education requires its personnel to conform to standards that avoid extremes and exemplify personal cleanliness.

Policy 4098 | Attendance at Meetings

Faculty meetings are necessary to discuss problems and procedures at the local school level, and all educators are required to attend unless excused by the principal. Principals are to make wise use of written bulletins, memorandums and emails to minimize the time required for faculty meetings. The principal has the right to call faculty meetings. The frequency, content, time, and other details pertaining to faculty meetings shall be determined by the principal after consultation with the faculty. Faculty meeting should not be held in place of collaboration. In addition when calling and holding faculty meetings, contract time should be taken into consideration and every attempt to avoid going over contract time should be taken.

Policy 4100 | Drug Abuse

Alpine School District has a responsibility to maintain public trust and confidence by providing a safe school environment for students and a safe workplace for employees. The District is committed to provide a drug-free, smoke-free, and alcohol-free workplace. Employees of the Alpine School District are expected to follow the federal, state, and local laws regarding use, distribution, manufacturing, and/or possession of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. Violation of this policy may result in suspension, remediation, and/or dismissal.

Policy 4102 | Substitute Educators

When educators need substitutes for their classes, they will notify the affiliated substitute teacher provider and call their principal, or principal’s designee.

Policy 4104 | Conflict of Interest

It is the policy of Alpine School District to protect public interests and to maintain the faith and confidence of citizens in the integrity of the public schools and school employees by setting standards of employee conduct which preclude actual or potential conflicts of interest between their public duties and their private interests. It is the District’s intent to maintain high standards of employee conduct by prohibiting employees from improperly disclosing or using information, from using their positions to secure privileges or exemptions, or from accepting employment which would impair independence of judgment or ethical performance (UCA 67-16-1, et. seq.).

Policy 4105 | Care of Buildings and Equipment

Educators should feel a responsibility for the care of school buildings and equipment. They should encourage students to respect school property through keeping rooms and halls neat and orderly.

Policy 4106 | Educator Preparation Time

Recognizing that educator preparation time is a valuable component of the education process, the Alpine Board of Education hereby establishes specific guidelines for the implementation and supervision of educator preparation time.

Policy 4109 | Extended Contracts and Addenda

An extended contract is for certain services defined below provided beyond the educator’s standard 185 day contract. Extended contracts shall be for one year unless a different term is specified.

Policy 4110 | Kindergarten Educators

The district administration will encourage the principals to work out any unique problems peculiar to kindergarten educators; however, kindergarten educators must recognize that the state minimum requirement (two hours and 45 minutes per day) of instruction time must be given to each child. At the discretion of the local school administration, kindergarten educators may use up to three days annually for parent visiting days.

Policy 4112 | Extracurricular Activities

The Board of Education recognizes that staff support of students participating in student government and extracurricular activities is crucial in offering important educational and lifetime benefits upon students and supports efforts of schools to provide these opportunities to all students. The Board also acknowledges that the personnel assigned to supervise students who do participate in student government and extracurricular activities, particularly competitive athletics, serve as role models for others in the school and community. As a result of this important role, the adult coaches, advisors, and assistants are expected to comply with the policies of the Board of Education at all times in a manner befitting their positions and responsibilities. This policy is written in compliance with §53a-11-908 Policy Number 4194, Section 1.2.2.

Policy 4114 | Educator Replacements

When educators are supervising students on school-sponsored activities or other school-related business, the principal will provide an adequate replacement for the educator during his or her absence. Only on rare instances will other educators be asked to teach the classes of the educator who is away from school on supervisor activities.

Policy 4115 | Employees Infected with HIV Disease

The Board of Education recognizes its obligation as an employer to provide not only an objectively safe environment for all employees and the public at large, but also an environment where employees and students do not have fears for their health and safety. The Board also acknowledges its responsibility to protect infected individuals against both unreasonable health risks and unnecessary restrictions in activities and associations. This policy is adopted in accordance with Utah Administrative Code R388-802.

Policy 4116 | Job Sharing

The Board of Education recognizes that instruction is the most important single activity of the school system. The primary function of all other departments of the school system is to support the instruction program and to maintain a quality program of education for the school system. Job sharing is encouraged under conditions that will attract and hold the highest qualified personnel.

Teacher Evaluation, Grievance, Termination (4130-4159)

Policy 4130 | Educator Evaluation

Teacher evaluation is for the purpose of recognizing and encouraging teacher behaviors which contribute to student progress. Evaluations should unify faculties in working toward common school goals for effective instruction.

Policy 4131 | Grievance Procedure

A “grievance” shall mean a complaint by an educator who believes that there has been a violation, a misinterpretation, or inequitable applicant of any of the provisions of the Negotiated Agreement or the Policies of the Board of Education.

Policy 4132 | Disciplinary Action Outside of Set Evaluation

Investigation Process for Taking Action on Complaints. Complaints by administrators, adults, parents, or students must be investigated by the administrator. As part of the investigation the administrator will conference with the teacher regarding the problem.

Policy 4133 | Disciplinary Suspension

The active services of an educator may be suspended by the superintendent, with or without pay, pending an investigation or hearing when it is evident that the continued employment of the individual may be harmful to students, the employees or to the District.

Policy 4135 | Guidelines for Reduction in Force

Needs for Reduction in Force  The Board of Education may begin a reduction in force only under the following statutory provisions:  Enrollment decline Budget reduction School consolidation Elimination of a

Leave (4160-4189)

Policy 4160 | Bereavement Leave

Absence caused by the death of members of the immediate and extended families may be construed as health/disability leave. Members of the immediate family include spouse, mother, father, child, brother, and sister.

Policy 4161 | Family Medical Leave

This policy has been adopted by the Alpine School District Board of Education in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2601. This policy provides for appropriate family and medical leave for qualified employees.

Policy 4162 | Health and Disability

Educators with less than three years continuous current experience in the district, are granted health and disability leave as follows:  A maximum of up to seven (7) working days may

Policy 4163 | Jury Duty

In accordance with existing State Law (78-46-15) Alpine School District educators may be summoned to perform a public service known as jury duty.

Policy 4164 | Military Leave

All state employees and all employees of any county and municipality thereof, who are or shall become members of the organized Reserve of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines, shall be allowed full pay for all time not in excess of fifteen days per year spent on duty at annual encampment or rifle competition or other duties in connection with the Reserve training and instruction requirements of the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines of the United States. This leave shall be in addition to annual vacation leave with pay. (39-3-2)

Policy 4165 | Personal Leave

Certified educators may have up to five days personal leave annually. Educators shall pay $50 in 2018-19, $55 in 2019-20, and $60 starting in the 2020-21 school year per day for each personal leave day used.

Policy 4166 | Sabbatical Leave

The Board of Education grants sabbatical leaves under the following conditions: An amount of money sufficient for granting sabbatical leaves to 1% of the total instructional staff is budgeted yearly.

Policy 4167 | Other Leaves

Leaves of absence for professional improvement may be granted to any certified employee in the district upon request. Such leaves will be generally granted for furthering one’s education.

Compensation (4190-4219)

Policy 4190 | Compensation Salary Index

Salary indexes are used for educators in the District. The salary index is a means of ensuring fair and equitable treatment to all members of the instructional staff. The schedule is based on training and experience.

Policy 4193 | Salary and Monetary Agreements

Salary Agreement Alpine School District Board of Education agrees to add .61 to the base of the salary schedule. (This percent may increase based upon further insurance savings.) The Board

Policy 4195 | Pay for Extracurricular Athletic Coaches

The district and association have agreed to the following as replacement items for Policy 4195 Pay For Extracurricular Athletic Coaches. The first section is an equalization of points. The second section represents the longevity of steps. These changes are to be implemented at a time that the Board of Education deems most appropriate.

Policy 4196 | Pay for Extracurricular Non-athletic Directors

The district and association have agreed to the following as replacement items for Policy 4196 Pay for Extracurricular Non-Athletic Directors. The first section is an equalization of points (see 1.5). The section section (1.2) represents the addition of longevity steps. These changes are to implemented at a time that the Board of Education deems most appropriate.

Insurance (4220-4249)

Policy 4220 | Medical, Surgical, and Extended Health Insurance

Full-time contracted educators are provided a medical, surgical, and extended health insurance program as a fringe benefit. Employees new to the district and those wishing to make open enrollment changes will be offered the district insurance. Educators must make application and qualify within 30 days of the start of regular contracted service to receive coverage. 

Policy 4221 | Insurance Review

The school district and the association representatives, as in past years, will review annually the group insurance policy coverage. Any changes in coverage and/or adjustments to meet current medical and hospital charges or needs, shall be agreed to by both the association and the school district before any changes will be affected. Once the extent of the coverage has been agreed to, the decision of whom the insurance carrier shall be will be decided by the Board of Education.

Policy 4222 | Term Life Insurance

The Board of Education will provide to the educators of the district a term life insurance policy in the amount of $20,000 (Educators Mutual Insurance will provide $15,000 double indemnity/accidental death/dismemberment and the Board of Education will provide $5,000). The premium on this policy will be paid by the school district.

Policy 4223 | Employee Compensation Insurance

The district and worker’s compensation already covers an educator when in the course of his employment he might be injured as a result of an accident. In the event that an educator may make application to the superintendent of schools for reimbursement. If the item damaged or destroyed is covered by the educator’s insurance, the amount paid by the insurance company will be deducted from the claim. 

Policy 4225 | Half Time Educators (Benefits)

A part-time contracted educator will be given a benefit package as follows: All benefits are to be prorated in relationship to the fractional nature of the contract. Insurance benefits (medical, surgical, extended care, dependent death and employee death) are available, effective 23 January 1984, as follows:

Retirement (4250-4279)

Policy 4250 | Retirement Plans

Retirement privileges are established by the legislature of the State of Utah and administered by the Utah State Retirement Board. Educators, by virtue of their employment, become a member of the retirement plan.

Policy 4251 | Tax-Sheltered Retirement Plans

Alpine School District permits employee contributions to approved tax-sheltered retirement programs through payroll deduction. This benefit to employees is intended to assist those who wish to establish self-directed investment accounts as a supplementary retirement program.

Policy 4252 | Purchase of Retirement Services Credit

Any employee who is a member of the Utah Retirement Systems may use the District retirement stipend, (refer to Policy 4253) adjusted for the reduction of Social Security offset, to purchase previous or future years of service for which they qualify, or make any purchase allowable under Utah State Code.

Policy 4254 | Insurance for Employees Over 65

An active employee over the age of 65, and their eligible family members, is covered by district insurance. The District’s insurance is primary. At the time of retirement, at age 65 or after, Medicare becomes the prime insurance coverage. The District’s insurance carrier will be the supplemental carrier for those employees who qualify for a supplement to Medicare, under Policy 4255. It is the responsibility of the employee to enroll with Medicare.

Policy 4255 | Retired Educator Insurance

Those certified educators who retire* from Alpine School District after the 1988-89 school year and are hired prior to August 21, 1995 with at least 15* years full time service in Alpine School District and who have reached age 65 will be provided a supplemental health insurance policy. The EMIA Medicare policy will supplement the Medicare/Medicaid insurance. The 15 years* need not be consecutive.

Association (4280-4309)

Policy 4280 | Voluntary Membership Legal Status

It is unlawful for any employer, person, firm, association, corporation, employee, labor union, labor organization or any other type of association, officer, or agent of such, or member of same, to compel or force, or to attempt to compel or force, any person to join or refrain from joining any labor union, labor organization or any other type of association. (2-12-10, 34-34-7)

Policy 4281 | Organization Recognition

The educator’s organization with the majority membership, by December 1st of each year, shall be recognized as the negotiation body to represent the educators in negotiation problems between the district administrative staff and/or the Board of Education and the organization.

Policy 4282 | Association Rights

The board agrees to furnish to the association in response to reasonable request from time to time all appropriate and available information concerning the financial resources of the district including

Policy 4284 | Negotiations

One of the most vital and important and at the same time delicate problems of a school board is to develop and maintain high morale among educators and retain the services of the most capable.

Policy 4285 | Dues Deduction

The Board agrees to deduct from each Association member’s monthly salary the authorized amount of dues for the current year. The Board also agrees to deduct the balance of Association dues from the final paycheck of those educators who terminate after December 10, of the current school year. Dues will be deducted uniformly on each monthly payroll period beginning with October payroll. The District will not be required to honor any deduction submitted after the 10th of any month. Copies of the payroll deduction computer printout shall be sent to association offices.

Classified Personnel

Policy 4400 | Philosophy Classified

The main purpose of all employees, both certificated and classified, is to contribute to the learning process of the students. Therefore, all personnel shall work wholeheartedly toward a wholesome environment for the students by making a conscientious effort to keep the school plant operating at its best as an educational institution.

Policy 4404 | Insurance Review

The School District and Association representatives, as in past years, will review annually the group insurance policy coverage. Any changes in coverage and/or adjustments to meet current medical and hospital charges or needs, shall be agreed to by both the Association and the School District before any changes will be effected. Once the extent of the coverage has been agreed to, the decision of whom the insurance carrier shall be will be decided by the Board of Education.

Policy 4407 | Retired Employee Insurance

Those classified employees who have retired* from the Alpine School District with at least 10 years service in Alpine School District and who have reached age 65 will be provided a supplemental health insurance policy. The policy will supplement the Medicare/Medicaid insurance.

Policy 4409 | Workman’s Compensation

Alpine School District will provide Workman’s Compensation Insurance for employees as provided by law. The District complies with the State rules on Workman’s Compensation in case an employee is injured.

Policy 4412 | Health and Disability Leave

Definition: Calendar day includes contract days, weekends and holidays combined. Provisional contracted employees, those with less than three years continuous, current, experience in the District, are granted health and disability leave as follows

Policy 4412.1 | Employees Infected with HIV Disease

The Board of Education recognizes its obligation as an employer to provide not only an objectively safe environment for all employees and the public at large, but also an environment where employees and students do not have fears for their health and safety. The Board also acknowledges its responsibility to protect infected individuals against both unreasonable health risks and unnecessary restrictions in activities and associations. This policy is adopted in accordance with Utah Administrative Code R388-802.

Policy 4413 | Personal Leave

Classified employees may have up to five days personal leave annually. If employees take these days, they will be required to pay 30% of their daily salary for each personal leave day up to a maximum of $30. Personal leave may be accumulated up to a maximum of 10 days. Personal leave accumulates by carrying the number of unused personal leave days over into the next school year.

Policy 4415 | Retirement Incentive

To accommodate contracted classified employees who elect to retire early and to comply with the requirements of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the following policy has been adopted.

Policy 4416 | Bereavement Leave

Absence caused by the death of members of the immediate families may be construed as health/disability leave. Members of the immediate family include spouse, mother, father, child, brother, sister, stepmother, stepfather, stepchild, stepbrother, stepsister.

Policy 4417 | Other Leave

Leaves for other reasons, i.e. travel, work experience, temporary change of residency, need to be requested by February 1 prior to the year of requested leave.  Exceptions to this deadline

Policy 4417.1 | Family Medical Leave

Has completed, immediately preceding the requested leave, a minimum of two current, consecutive years of service with Alpine School District to qualify for this absence. Appropriate documentation is required.

Policy 4419 | Retirement

Retirement privileges are established by the legislature of the State of Utah and administered by the Utah State Retirement Board. Employees, by virtue of their employment become a member of

Policy 4424 | Negotiations

One of the most vital and important and at the same time delicate problems of the school board is to develop and maintain high morale among employees and retain the

Policy 4426 | Negotiation Procedure

Recognition  The members of the classified staff of the Alpine School District constitute what the parties hereto believe to be an appropriate unit for the purpose of negotiating terms and

Policy 4427 | Legal Status – Voluntary Membership

It is unlawful for any employer, person, firm, association, corporation, employee, labor union, labor organization or any other type of association, officer or agent of such, or member of same, to compel or force, or to attempt to compel, or force, any person to join or refrain from joining any labor union, labor organization or any other type of association. (2-12-10, 34-34-7)

Policy 4428 | Right of Employees to Organize

It shall not be unlawful for employees to organize themselves into or carry on labor unions for the purpose of lessening hours of labor, increasing wages, bettering conditions of members, or carrying out the legitimate purposes of such organizations as freely as they could do it acting singly. (2-12-1)

Policy 4429 | Rights of Employees

Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection; and such employees shall also have the right to refrain from any or all of such activities.

Policy 4430 | Recognition

The employee organizations with the majority membership shall be recognized as the negotiation bodies to represent the employees in negotiation problems between the district administrative staff and/or the Board of Education and the organizations.

Policy 4431 | Grievance Procedure

Definition: GRIEVANCE shall mean a complaint by a classified employee that there has been an alleged violation, misinterpretation or misapplication of any of the provisions of this Agreement affecting that

Policy 4433 | Suspension Procedure

The active service of an employee may be suspended with, or without pay pending an investigation or hearing when it is evident that the continued employment of the individual may

Policy 4440 | Job Study Program

The Alpine School District is committed to the process of job analysis and job evaluation to determine compensable factors that have the power to establish relative values of all jobs

Policy 4441 | Documentation of Employee Performance

Documentation of an employee’s job performance is helpful in maintaining satisfactory levels of work and achievement, and in providing opportunities for planning and communication between the employee and the immediate

Policy 4442 | Appeals Committee

Interim Committee Permanent Members Personnel Director of Classified Employees (or designated representative) Classified Employee Association President (or designated representative) Director, Institute for Human Resource Management, U. of U. (or designated

Policy 4443 | Contingency Funds for Appeals

The Board agrees to maintain an appeals, performance bonus program and inservice fund at $26,000 annually. The association shall prepare a plan for awarding the performance bonuses. The plan must be submitted to the Superintendent for approval. This change shall remain in force as long as the District and Association both agree to keep it. The appeals, performance bonus and inservice fund shall be used as follows:
$5,000 for appeals fund.
$11,000 for classified employee performance bonus fund
$10,000 for inservice fund with a carry over not to exceed $20,000.

Policy 4444 | Salary Schedule Placement

When placing an employee on the Professional Salary Schedule, ASD will determine what the employee would have made (next step) if remained in the same job. Using that amount, ASD will then place the employee on the first step with an increase in the first lane where the job is listed on the Professional Salary Schedule. ASD will then advance the employee two steps. If appropriate, the employee will then slide across appropriate lanes at the same step according to their education.

Policy 4452 | Reduction in Force

Reduction in Force Policy – If the Board of Education, in its discretion, determines that a reduction in the number of classified employees is necessary because of lack of work,

Policy 4453 | Promotions

Promotion shall mean reassignment to a job which is carried on a higher lane of the salary schedule than the lane from which the employee is currently paid.

Policy 4455 | Termination Notice

Contract employees are required to give 15 calendar days notice before terminating. (Refer to policy 4456, 1.3) Non-contract employees are required to give the District a minimum of five (5)

Policy 4458 | Scope of Employment

The Alpine School District Board of Education supports the professional code of ethics governing personnel who work for the school district and expects its employees to act within these parameters.

Managerial Personnel

Policy 4713 | Certification Policy

Certificated managerial employees are personally responsible for the renewing of the appropriate credentials for their positions, and for registering them with the Alpine School District Superintendent of Schools, as required by law.

Policy 4715 | Scope of Employment

The Alpine School District Board of Education supports the professional code of ethics governing personnel who work for the school district and expects its employees to act within these parameters.

Policy 4716 | Indemnification of Employees

Alpine School District will provide immunity and indemnification as described in the Utah Governmental Immunity Act to administrators, to members of the Board of Education and to other employees who qualify for such immunity under the provisions of the Utah Governmental Immunity Act (UCA 63-30-1, et. seq.).

Policy 4720 | Administrative Association

The Board of Education recognizes the Alpine School Administrators Association as a professional organization and expresses a desire to cooperate with A.S.A.A. in advancing the quality of educational leadership in

Policy 4724 | Lateral Transfer of Administrators

The transfer of administrative staff, with Board approval, shall be under the direction of the Superintendent or designee. Before a transfer decision is finalized, it shall be discussed with the administrator involved. The direct supervisor of the administrator should also be consulted.

Policy 4726 | Filling Vacancies

Usually administrative vacancies, including internships and acting positions, shall be advertised upon approval of the Board. The Superintendent may make a direct appointment when it is in the best interests of the District.

Policy 4728 | Mileage Allowance

Administrators shall be given a mileage allowance to help defray the cost of travel expense while performing duties within the District. This mileage allowance shall be established upon recommendation of the Superintendent following consultation with representatives from A.S.A.A.

Policy 4730 | Administrator Vacation

The vacation policy for Alpine School District administrators permits every administrator to receive an annual vacation. Vacation is a benefit that is earned by the employee for each month worked.

Policy 4732 | Work Stoppages and Strikes

District administrators shall not participate in or support or encourage any collective effort to withhold services from the Board of Education and the school system.  In the event that teachers

Policy 4734 | Health and Disability Leave

Provisional administrators, those with less than three years continuous experience in the District, are granted health and disability leave as follows:  A maximum of up to seven working days may

Policy 4734.1 | Family Medical Leave

This policy has been adopted by the Alpine School District Board of Education in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. § 2601. This policy provides for appropriate family and medical leave for qualified employees.

Policy 4735 | Personnel Records

Personnel records are open to all employees upon request. Only that information which is clearly marked confidential by former employers or universities will not be available for inspection.  Only those

Policy 4736 | Personal Leave

Administrators may have up to five days personal leave annually. The cost of a substitute will be charged for each day used. Personal leave without loss of pay for worthwhile

Policy 4737 | Bereavement Leaves

Absence caused by the death of members of the immediate family may be construed as health/disability leave. Members of the immediate family include spouse, mother, father, child, brother, and sister.

Policy 4738 | Sabbatical Leave

Procedures and regulations governing administrator use of sabbatical leave shall be the same as for other certificated employees.

Policy 4740 | Military Leave

All state employees and all employees of any county and municipality thereof who are or shall become members of the organized Reserve of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force

Policy 4744 | Leaves of Absence Without Pay

Administrators may apply for a leave of absence as an administrator without pay for such reasons as maternity, adoption, health problems and further education. Such leaves may not exceed one

Policy 4746 | Personnel File

The personnel file of an administrator shall be available for inspection/challenge by the administrator. Any item within the file may be petitioned to be removed. Material judged to be inaccurate or unfounded shall be removed and destroyed. Anonymous material shall not be deemed suitable to be placed in an administrator’s file.

Policy 4750 | Retired Administrator Insurance

Those administrators hired prior to May 27, 1995, who retire* subsequent to the 1988-89 school year from the district with at least 10 years full time service as a contracted employee in Alpine School District and who have reached age 65 will be provided a supplemental health insurance policy.

Policy 4751 | Medical, Surgical and Extended Health Insurance

Full-time contracted administrators are provided a medical, surgical, and extended health insurance program as a fringe benefit. The cost of the District designated insurance is paid in full by the Board of Education for all administrators who qualify (and make application within 30 days of start of service).

Policy 4752 | Retirement Incentive

To accommodate administrators who elect to retire early and to comply with the requirements of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the following policy has been adopted. 

Policy 4753 | Employee Compensation Insurance

The District and workers’ compensation already covers an administrator when in the course of employment he might be injured as a result of an accident. In the event that clothing or other personal property is damaged or destroyed incident to employment, an administrator may make application to the Superintendent of Schools for reimbursement. It the item damaged or destroyed is covered by the administrator’s insurance, the amount paid by the insurance company will be deducted from the claim.

Policy 4754 | Term Life Insurance

The Board of Education will provide to the administrators of the District a term life insurance policy in the amount of $20,000 (Educators Mutual Insurance will provide $15,000 double indemnity/accidental death/dismemberment and the Board of Education will provide $5,000). The premium on this policy will be paid by the School District. 

Students

Policy 5054 | Attendance Release

Every parent, guardian or other person having control of any minor between six and eighteen years of age shall be required to send such minor to a public or regularly established private school during the regularly established school year of the district in which he resides; provided:

Policy 5080 | Foreign Student Admission

Alpine School District shall provide nonresident students and students from foreign countries the opportunity for a cultural and educational experience within the district under the following conditions:

Policy 5117 | Out of Area School Choice

It is the intent of the Board of Education to support the philosophy of school choice and educational program options in accordance with Utah Code Annotated 53A-2-207, et seq. Opportunities for selection of schools applies to residents of Alpine School District who follow appropriate procedures. Acceptance in schools and programs of choice will be subject to certain restrictions as outlined in Rules and Regulations No. 5117.1

Policy 5118 | School Choice Resident

It is the policy of the Board of Education to accept students who live outside the boundaries of Alpine School District into district schools in accordance with Utah Code Annotated 53A-2-207 et seq. School choice is based upon meeting the requirements outlined in Rules and Regulations 5118 and 5180.

Policy 5146 | School Fees & Waivers

The Board of Education adopts this policy for the orderly establishment and management of a system of reasonable fees; to provide adequate notice to families of fees and fee waiver requirements; to establish a fair and efficient process for granting fee waivers; and to prohibit practices that would exclude students unable to pay fees from participation in school-sponsored activities.

Policy 5148 | Fundraising

The Board of Education maintains the position that public education is free and should be supported through revenues derived from statutory school finance code and not by means of student

Policy 5150 | Student Travel

The Alpine Board of Education recognizes that the educational program for students can be enhanced through the wise use of off-campus experiences. Objectives of all student trips are to be clearly defined and consistent with the objectives of the class, school, and the district. Each field trip or off campus travel must have prior approval by the principal of the school.

Policy 5151 | Transportation – Bus Conduct

Pupils transported in a school bus shall be under the authority of and directly responsible to the driver of the bus. The driver of any school bus shall be held responsible for the orderly conduct of the pupils transported. Disorderly conduct or persistent refusal to submit to the authority of the driver shall be sufficient reason for a pupil to be denied transportation.

Policy 5152 | Standards for Dress and Groom

The Alpine School District Board of Education requires all of its students to conform to standards that avoid extremes and that exemplify personal cleanliness. Any personal appearance in either clothing

Policy 5153 | School Uniform Adoption Standards

While the Board of Education neither encourages nor discourages school uniforms, all Alpine District Schools shall adhere to the Rules and Regulations and Procedures that are outlined in this policy and maintain congruence with Utah Code Annotated 53A-15-1103.

Policy 5154 | Compulsory Attendance

Every parent, guardian or other person having control of any minor between six and eighteen years of age shall be required to send such minor to a public or regularly

Policy 5156 | Attendance Policy

The Alpine Board of Education recognizes that the Utah Compulsory Attendance Law (Utah Code 53A-11-101) directs parents to require their children between the ages of six and eighteen years of

Policy 5162 | Entrance into Kindergarten

Alpine School District believes that the Kindergarten experience is an important part of the total educational program because it provides vital social and academic preparation necessary for success in succeeding

Policy 5180 | Discipline

The Alpine School Board of Education’s philosophy and goals emphasize a program of education for helping students improve their power to think productively, to discern between the significant and less

Policy 5181 | Bullying

Bullying is defined as aggressive behavior that causes harm or distress, exists in a relationship in which there is an imbalance of power or strength and is repeated over time.

Policy 5182 | Safe Schools

It is the policy of Alpine School District to maintain school environments which are conducive to learning. It is the District’s intent to maintain a safe and positive atmosphere by prohibiting acts of violence, aggressive behavior, intimidation, possession of weapons, criminal behavior, or gang activity on school property.

Policy 5185 | Sexual Harassment

Alpine School District is committed to the maintenance of a learning environment which is free of any form of sexual harassment; an environment where students may attend school free of unwanted conduct or communication of a sexual nature; one which is in compliance with State and Federal laws dealing with this form of discrimination.

Policy 5190 | Extracurricular Activities – Student Conduct

Students who participate in extracurricular activities, serve as role models for others in the school and community. As a result of this important role, students are expected to comply with all applicable laws and rules of behavior and conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting their position and responsibilities.There is no constitutional right to participate in these activities.

Policy 5200 | Homework

The Board of Education recognizes the importance of homework for students as an extension of learning activities.

Policy 5205 | High School Graduation Requirements

By approval of the Superintendent of Alpine School District, upon recommendation of the principal, local high schools may adjust or waive specific requirements, other than those legislated by state statutes, when it is deemed necessary to meet the needs of individual students.

Policy 5220 | Student Publications

Alpine School District is committed to the belief that student publications make a valuable contribution to the overall activities of the school and to students. The preparation and publication of

Policy 5300 | Family Education Rights and Privacy

The Alpine School District Board of Education encourages positive parental involvement in the education of their children and follows State and Federal laws concerning family educational rights and privacy. The

Policy 5305 | Special Education

It is the policy of the Alpine School District to adhere to federal and state laws and rules as they pertain to students with disabilities and the provision of a

Policy 5310 | Student Education Plan

The Board of Education supports and values the collaboration established between student, parent(s) and school personnel as a result of the SEP/SEOP process which encourages a meaningful and personalized educational

Policy 5315 | Section 504 Students with Accommodations

Alpine School District prohibits all forms of discrimination against qualified students with disabilities who qualify under Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and its corresponding Amendments. Qualified students with

Policy 5320 | Service Animals

Alpine School District in accordance with Utah State and Federal laws, prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As established and defined by The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its

Policy 5330 | Peanut and Severe Food Allergy

Some food allergies are considered very dangerous and require vigilance and care in order to ensure a safe environment for anyone who deals with this issue. Alpine District is committed

Instruction

Policy 6040 | Special Services Objectives

The general objective of special services offered in Alpine School District (such as Student Services, Special Education, and so forth) is to help make possible an educational program for each pupil that is commensurate with the student’s individual needs, interests and aptitudes; and to help provide the physical, emotional and social conditions that will facilitate appropriate development of the potential skills, insights and understandings accessible to the individual.

Policy 6044 | Guidance – Elementary Schools

Guidance services in the public schools should give systematic aid to all students. This program functions to assist students to become self-directing and self-understanding. A sincere effort is made to

Policy 6052 | Health Programs

The school health program assists in the promotion of maximum health in the school and the community. Activities are provided in the school which foster physical, mental, and emotional health

Policy 6064 | Gifted Philosophy

The Alpine School District is committed to providing the best possible education for all students of the district. In so doing, it recognizes that individual students require differentiated educational programs appropriate to their unique needs and talents.

Policy 6068 | Sex Education

It is the goal of the Alpine School District to complement and supplement standards established in the home which relate to family life and sex education, including the principle of

Policy 6072 | Pornographic Literature

The following policies regarding pornography are in effect in all schools in the district:  Each school will work directly with its individual PTA organization to assist in an orientation program

Policy 6076 | Trampoline and Rebounding Devices

Trampolines and rebounding devices are not approved for use in the schools of Alpine School District. The other exceptions to this policy are the ruther boards which are used in the gymnastic programs of the district, swimming pool diving boards, and the mini-trampolines used under the direction of the physical and occupational therapists of the district.

Policy 6162 | Instruction – Standardized Testing

The Board of Education recognizes that educational testing is closely related to curriculum development, program evaluation, vocational and educational decision-making for students, parents and teachers, and public accountability. The Board is committed to the process of periodic standardized assessment of students which is consistent with accepted testing practices.

Policy 6164 | Copyright Law

YRIGHT LAW  The Alpine School District is committed to observance of the Federal/State Copyright Laws and publisher licensing agreements. It shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent of Schools or

Policy 6240 | Calendar of Special Days

An important part of our national heritage is the recognition of outstanding citizens, events and ideas. When school is in session, classes in the district shall recognize these citizens, events and ideas with appropriate exercises.

Individual Rights & Responsibilities

Policy 7100 | Discrimination and Harassment

It is the commitment of the Alpine School District to strive to maintain all learning and working environments where students and employees can be safe and successful. This policy is

Policy 7200 | Student Data Privacy

Student data privacy is very important to Alpine School District (the district). Students and their parents/guardians retain ownership of student data. The district will take appropriate measures to ensure student data remains protected.

Policy 7150 | Sexual Harassment

Alpine School District is committed to providing a workplace and educational environment that are free from sexual harassment and retaliation.

School Board

Policy 9050 | School Board Legal Status

Each county shall constitute a county school district provided, that both county school districts and city school districts within cities of the first or second class, existing as of September 1, 1978, shall continue as such school districts until changed as provided by law. (53-4-1)

Policy 9052 | School District Legal Status

School Districts in Utah are creations of the State Legislature and school board members are State officials when they meet as boards of education. While a local school board member

Policy 9058 | Elections and Terms of Office

The date of Primary Elections to fill vacancies occurring on local boards of education shall be established by the State Legislature. General elections to fill vacancies occurring on local boards

Policy 9064 | Quorum

Four members of the board shall constitute a quorum at all regular and special meetings. All matters shall be decided by a majority vote of the entire board. In the

Policy 9066 | General Provisions

Rules for the operation of the board of education may be adopted at any regular meeting by a majority vote of the board. The board may suspend the rules of

Policy 9070 | Conduct of Meetings

As the elected governing body of the school district, the Board of Education holds regular public meetings to conduct the business of the district. Certain matter, by law, will be set and heard in a public hearing format.

Policy 9072 | Duties of Boards

Broad permissive curricular powers are given to local boards by the law which states, boards of education “. . . may do all things needful for the maintenance, prosperity and

Policy 9074 | Normal Order of Business

The superintendent, in consultation with the Board president, shall prepare an agenda for each board meeting. Any board member, prior to the meeting, may present any issue to be included on the agenda for board consideration at a board meeting. Any emergency problem may be presented at the meeting without having been included on the agenda.

Policy 9076 | Closed Sessions

Closed sessions may be called prior to, during or following a regular or special meeting. Minutes are limited to a summarization of the meeting and its purpose.

Policy 9078 | Public Notice of Meetings

Any public body which holds regular meetings that are scheduled in advance over the course of a year shall give public notice at least once each year of its annual meeting schedule as provided in this section. The public notice shall specify the date, time, and place of such meetings.

Policy 9082 | Location of Meetings

The official headquarters of the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools are located in the Administration Building, 575 North 100 East, American Fork, Utah 84003.

Policy 9084 | Vacancies

The Board of Education is hereby required to fill any vacancy that may occur through non-residence or any other cause until the next school election for a member or members of the board in the school representative precinct where such vacancy has occurred. If any board of education fails for a period of 30 days to appoint a person to fill the vacancy, the county commission, or city commission in case of a city district, shall fill the vacancy.

Policy 9086 | Memberships

Memberships in State and National School Boards Associations are provided by the Board of Education and attendance and participation by individual members is encouraged. Actual expenses of a member or members shall be allowed from District funds.

Policy 9088 | Remuneration and Expense

The members of each Board of Education shall fix the compensation to be received for their services (as ruled in Utah Code 53a-3-202)and each board member shall be required to submit an itemized account of traveling expense sworn to by him and approved by the Board. And provided furthermore by majority vote of the membership, any board of education may, in its discretion, authorize the payment of such additional sums for travel expense as it deems reasonable to any board member who attends any educational meeting or convention outside the limits of his school district.

Policy 9092 | District Calendar

Because the coordination of activities, including calendaring, is an administrative function, the Board of Education delegates to the superintendent the responsibility for the preparation and distribution of the district calendar. The superintendent shall appoint a committee consisting of lay and professional members to develop the calendar and make recommendations to the Board of Education. In developing the calendar, the committee shall use the guidelines established by the Utah State Board of Education and the Alpine School District Board of Education. The calendar recommendations of the committee are for a year–three years in advance. The Alpine School District Board of Education reserves final authority for approval of the calendar.

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