• Currently, we have 2 revised policies on comment: 

    • Revised Policy 8-058:  Substitutes in Areas of Critical Need and Shortage
    • Revised Policy 8-023:  Athletic Activities Minumum Standards

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       1. Curriculum

    •    Virtual Education Policy 1-003
    •    Graduation Requirements 1-004
    •    Regulations for the Education of Students with Exceptionalities 1-005
    •    Assuring the Quality of Education and Programs of Study 1-006 
    •    West Virginia's Universal Access to Early Education System 1-007
    •    Multicultural Education 1-008 
    •    Standards for High Quality Schools 1-009 
    •    Education Philosophy 1-010

    2. Educational Personnel Development 

    •   Professional Staff Development Policy and Staff Development Council 2-001
    •   Service Staff Development Policy and Staff Development Council 2-001a
    •   Principal Internship 2-004 

    3. Facilities and Equipment 

    •   Prohibition on Use of Aerosols etc 3-000 
    •   Use of Facilities/Property 3-001
    •   Housekeeping Regulations 3-002
    •   Purchase and Installation of Equipment 3-003
    •   Employee's Use of Board Vehicles 3-004
    •   Reward for Information 3-005
    •   Policy for Naming District Facilities 3-006
    •   Bomb Threat Procedure 3-007
    •   Asbestos-Containing Materials in School Buildings 3-009 

    4. Finance

    •    Nutrition Program - Employees Charging Meals 4-000 
    •    Purchasing Procedures 4-001 
    •    Outstanding Expenditure To Be Paid Within 30-45 Days 4-002 
    •    Individual School Funds Management 4-003 
    •    Travel Reimbursement 4-004 
    •    Maintenance of Effort-Equivalence Policy 4-005
    •    Athletic Finances 4-007 
    •    Payroll Deductions 4-009 
    •    Commercial Agents -Soliciting 4-011 
    •    Gifts 4-013

    5. Food Service 

    6. Instruction 

    •   Textbook Adoption 6-001
    •   Alternative Delivery of Education Programs 6-002 
    •   Recovery of Lost Instructional Time and Creation of the School Calendar 6-004 
    •   Athletic Contests/School Dismissed 6-006
    •   Home/Hospital Instruction 6-008 
    •   Educational Purpose and Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources, Technologies, and the Internet 6-011
    •   Homework Policy 6-012 

    7. Organization and Administration 

    •    Levels of Authority-Organizational Chart 7-003 
    •    Delegation by Superintendent 7-005 
    •    School Board Effectiveness 7-010 
    •    Disability Harassment/Discrimination: Students/Employees 7-012
    •    Policy Development 7-013

    8. Personnel Management 

    •    Hiring Employment Procedures 8-000 
    •    Reduction in Force and Transfer Policy 8-000a 
    •    Non-discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunities 8-001
    •    Scheduling & Use of Unpaid Non-Work Days for 240-Day Employees 8-008
    •    Work Day for Teachers 8-009
    •    Workers' Compensation 8-010
    •    Contracts and Compensation 8-014 
    •    Salary Schedules 8-015 
    •    Family & Medical Leave Policy & Notice of Employee Rights and Responsibilities 8-018
    •    Substitute Personnel- Refusal to Work 8-019 
    •    Employee Code of Conduct 8-022 
    •    Athletic Activities/Minimum Standards 8-023
    •    Personal Leave Bank Policy 8-024
    •    Personal Leave Donation Policy 8-025
    •    Bonus for Early Notification of Retirement  8-026
    •    Substitute Administrator Pay 8-027 
    •    Service Credit for Service Personnel Employees 8-028
    •    Traffic Violations 8-029 
    •    Acceptable Dress for McDowell County School Employees 8-031 
    •    Out-of-County Trips/Early Departure from the Job 8-033
    •    Employee Use of Paid and Unpaid Leave Time 8-034
    •    Compensated Time Off for Attendance at Professional Meetings and for Other Approved Purposes 8-036
    •    Extra Duty Assignments - Bus Drivers 8-037
    •    Personnel Performing Governmental Assignments 8-038 
    •    Voter Registration 8-039
    •    Professional Personnel Evaluation 8-040
    •    Access to Personnel Records 8-041 
    •    Grievance Procedures 8-042
    •    Identification Name Tags 8-049
    •    Drug-Free Work Place Policy 8-050 
    •    Service Evaluation 8-051
    •    Reduction in Force Professional Personnel: Lateral Positions 8-052
    •    Transportation Employee Alcohol and Controlled Substance Policy 8-053 
    •    Employee-Student Relationships 8-056 
    •    Substitutes in Areas of Critical Need and Shortage 8-058
    •    Wellness Policy 8-060 
    •    Electronic Communication Devices Policies and Guidelines School Personnel 8-061 
    •    Use of Federal Funds for Tuition Reimbursement & HQ Teacher Policy 8-062
    •    County Superintendent Performance Evaluation 8-063

    9. Planning and Evaluation 

    •     Measures of Academic Progress and Program Accountability 9-001

    10. School-Community Relations 

    •    Open Meetings Policy 10-001
    •    Delegations to Board Meetings 10-002 
    •    Visitation to School Buildings and Grounds 10-003 
    •    Citizens' Appeal 10-005
    •    Broadcast Rights for School Events 10-012
    •    Access to Public Records and Copying Fees 10-013 
    •    Parent-Family-Community Involvement 10-014
    •    Carrying of Dangerous and Deadly Weapons On or About MCS Property 10-015 
    •    Title I Parent Involvement 10-020
    •    Veterans Funeral Assistant Community Service Policy 10-021

    11. Students

    •    Grading Policy 11-001
    •    Promotion & Retention 11-002
    •    Academic Honor Roll-Student Recognition 11-005
    •    Dropping or Adding A Class 11-0006 
    •    Criteria for Participation in Graduation Exercises in High Schools 11-007 
    •    Early Graduation 11-008 
    •    Health Screenings 11-011
    •    Administration of Medication 11-012 
    •    McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Policy 11-014
    •    Closed Campus Student Policies and Guidelines 11-017 
    •    School Parties for Students 11-020 
    •    Accident Insurance for Students 11-021
    •    Field Trips and Foreign Travel 11-022
    •    Student Transfer within County 11-023 
    •    Dropout Prevention Policy 11-024
    •    Statement of Drug Alcohol Testing as Admission Criteria for Adult Students 11-025
    •    Procedures for Collection Maintenance and Disclosure of Student Records 11-026
    •    Attendance/School Attendance as Condition of Licensing...11-027 
    •    Expected behavior in Safe and Supportive Schools 11-028
    •    Repeating a Class 11-029
    •    Simulated Workplace Drug-Free Policy 11-030
    •    Unsafe School Choice Policy 11-032
    •    Standards for Basic and Specialized Heath Care Procedures 11-033
    •    Student Dress and Grooming 11-035 
    •    Corporal Punishment 11-037
    •    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 11-039
    •    Embedded Credit Policy 11-040 
    •    Dual Credit 11-041 
    •    Insurance 11-042 
    •    Eligibility Rules for Student Participation 11-043
    •    Parental Permission for Participation in Inter-School Athletics 11-047
    •    Advanced Placement Into Kindergarten 11-049
    •    Placement of First Grade Students Who Do Not Meet Age Requirement 11-050 
    •    High School Ranking and GPA Determination 11-052
    •    Implementation Guidelines for the Jason Flatt Act of 2012 11-056
    •    Comprehensive School Counseling Program 11-057
    •    Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment Notice and Consent/Opt-Out for Specific Activities 11-059 

    12. Transportation 

    •    Transfer of Students by Private Vehicle 12-001
    •    Transportation Accident Report Policy & Form 12-003
    •    School Transportation Policy 12-004 
Last Modified on December 18, 2018