All personnel shall become thoroughly acquainted with school rules, regulations and equipment. See Policies and Procedures on Attendance, Dress and Grooming, Orderly Conduct, Safe Schools, and Substance Abuse, adopted April 2005 at www.provo.edu.
Employees are responsible to learn specific emergency procedures for their work locations. For more information, contact the principal or department supervisor.
All cases of assault associated with employment must be reported immediately in writing to the principal/supervisor and to the Superintendent.
Grounds for Termination
If the educator is found guilty of criminal or civil assault such finding of guilt shall constitute a “good and sufficient cause for dismissal from the school system.”
If an educator is the victim of a criminal or civil assault while on contract duty, the Board may furnish legal counsel for defense in such proceedings.
Absence Resulting from Assault
Absences as a result of an assault suffered while the employee is performing within the accepted scope of employment will be granted in accordance with the Workers’ Compensation procedures outlined in Section 7-2 of this Handbook.
Bullying and Cyber-Bullying
No form of bullying will be tolerated in Provo City School District. This includes any act that could be considered intimidating by another employee or by a student. Any form of electronic bullying, including but not limited to, text messaging, email, or phone messaging, falls under this mandate.
Administration, teachers, staff and students shall:
- Take personal responsibility to care for school buildings and equipment.
- Respect school property.
- Keep rooms and halls neat, orderly, and secure.
- Take every opportunity to conserve energy.
School Goals & Maintenance
School goals will reflect a plan that results in improved cleanliness and maintenance of school buildings.