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District Policies

For more information on these policies, contact Assistant Superintendent for Business, Scott Hoot. 518-785-8591.

0000, Educational Philosophy, 2/24/97

0100, Equal Opportunity, 11/24/14

0200, School District Goals and Objectives, 2/24/97

0350, Evaluation of Instructional Program, 1/27/17

1120, School District Records, 8/18/16

1120-R, School District Records Regulation, 8/18/16

1125, Breach of Confidentiality, 1/25/10

1131, News Releases, 2/24/97

1140, Student Involvement in Public Information Programs, 2/24/97

1200, Community Involvement, 8/18/16

1240, Visitors To The Schools, 2/24/97

1240-R, Visitors To The Schools Regulation, 2/24/97

1400, Public Complaints, 9/26/16

1420, Complaints About Curricula or Instructional Materials, 2/24/97

1500, Use of School Facilities, 1/23/12

1500-R, Use of School Facilities Regulations, 1/23/12

1500-E-1, Revocable License Form for Use of School Facilities, 1/23/12

1500-E-2, Schedule of Charges for Use of School Facilities, 1/23/12

1500-E-3, School Use Release, 1/23/12

1500-E.4, SHS Athletic Fields, 1/23/12

1500-E.5, Set-Up Request Form(all buildings, except SHS), 1/23/12

1500-E.6, Set-Up Request Form (SHS), 1/23/12

1500-E.7, Level III & IV Aquatic Supervision Staff Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certifications for NYS Bathing Facilities, 1/23/12

1500-E.8, Pool Safety Plan, 1/23/12

1500-E.9, Accident Procedure Flow Chart, 1/23/12

1500-E.10, Incident Report, 1/23/12

1500-E.11, Building Request Form for Internal organizations, 1/23/12

1510, Public Sales on School Property, 2/24/97

1511, Advertising in the Schools, 2/24/97

1520, Public Conduct on School Property, 6/18/12

1521, Rules Concerning Loitering on School Property, 10/26/09

1522, School Property After Hours, 9/26/16

1530, Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products, 9/26/16

1610, Relations with Law Enforcement Agencies, 10/24/16

1721, Student Teaching and Internships, 9/26/16

1721-R, Student Teachers and Internships Regulation, 9/26/16

1741, Home Schooling, 9/26/16

1741-R, Compliance of a Home Plan, 6/29/15

1800, Acceptance of Gifts, Grants and Bequests to the School District, 6/18/12

1900, Parental Involvement, 4/6/16

1925, Interpreters for Parents with Hearing Impairments, 2/24/97

1925-R, Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired Parents Regulation, 2/24/97

1925-E-1, Interpreters for Parents Who are Hearing Impaired Exhibit, 2/97

1925-E.2, Interpreters for Parents Who are Hearing Impaired, 2/97

2100, School Board Legal Status,  10/26/15

2110, School Board Power and Duties, 10/26/15

2111, Board Members Authority, 10/26/15

2120, School Board Elections, 1/25/10

2120.1, Candidates and Campaigning, 2/24/97

2120.2, Voting Procedures, 2/24/97

2120.2-E, Official Ballot, Absentee Voter for Annual Budget Vote and Election of Members of Board of Education at North Colonie Central School District Election

2150, Unexpired Term Fulfillment, 10/26/15

2160, School Board Officers & Employee Code of Ethics, 12/21/15

2210, Board Re-organizational Meeting, 2/29/16

2220, Board Officers, 12/21/15

2230, Appointed Board Officials, 12/21/15

2250, Board Committees, 12/21/15

2270, School Attorneys, 2/29/16

2310, Regular Board of Education Meetings, 2/29/16

2320, Special Meetings, 3/28/16

2330, Executive Sessions, 3/28/16

2342, Agenda Preparation and Dissemination, 3/28/16

2350, Board Meeting Procedures, 2/24/97

2351, Quorum, 3/28/16

2352, Rules of Order, 3/28/16

2360, Minutes, 3/28/16

2410, Formulation, Adoption, Amendment of Policies, 2/24/97

2420, Administrative Regulations Board Adopted Regulations, 2/24/97

2440, Administration in Policy Absence, 2/24/97

2510, New Board Member Orientation, 2/24/97

2510-E.1, New Board Member Orientation Program

2510-E.2, Board/Administrative Responsibilities

2510-E.3, Policy vs. Administration

2510-E.4, Board Roles

2510-E.5, Superintendent Roles

2510-E.6, Sample Expectations

2510-E.7, Sample Expectations

3100, Superintendent of Schools, 2/29/16

3120, Duties of the Superintendent, 3/28/16

3120-R, Staffing, 2/24/97

3120.1, Evaluation of Superintendent, 10/26/15

3210, Administrative Team, 10/26/15

3210-R, Appointment and Rotation of Building Principals and Hall Principals, 2/24/97

3262, Continuing Education Program, 6/21/99

3327, Authority To Contract, 1/25/99

3340, Administration in Policy Absence, 2/24/97

3400, Administrative Reports, 2/24/97

3400-R, Administrative Reports Regulation, 10/23/06

3542, Cafeteria Funds, 10/23/06

4010, Equivalence of Resources Between Schools, 10/23/06

4100, Organization of Instruction, 6/23/97

4100-R, Organization of Instruction Regulation, 6/23/97

4150, Schedule for Early Dismissal Days, 6/21/99

4200, Curriculum Development, 6/23/97

4200-R, Curriculum Development Regulation, 6/23/97

4200-E, Curriculum Development Exhibit

4250, Staff Development, 6/21/99

4310, Basic Instructional Program, 6/23/97

4311.1, Display of the Flag, 11/19/12

4311.1-R, Display of the Flag Regulation, 11/19/12

4312, Elective Music Credit, 6/21/99

4313, Procedures for Excusing Pupils from Physical Education and/or Outdoor Activities, 6/21/99

4315, Credits for Courses Given By organizations Outside of The Jurisdiction or Supervision of the North Colonie Central School District, 6/21/99

4315-R, Credits for Courses Given By organizations Outside of The Jurisdiction or Supervision of the North Colonie Central School District, 6/21/99

4316, Alternative Programs for Physical Education Credit, 6/21/99

4316-E.1, Physical Education Exhibit

4316-E.2, Physical Education Exhibit

4316.E-3, Physical Education Exhibit

4316-E.4, Physical Education Exhibit

4316-E.5, Physical Education Exhibit

4316-E.6, Physical Education Exhibit

4320, Student Wandering and Elopement for Students with Disabilities, 10/24/16

4321, Programs for Students with Disabilities Enrolled in the District’s Schools Under the IDEA and New York’s Education Law Article 89, 3/28/16

4321-R, Committee on Special Education Procedures, 10/24/11

4321.1, Establishing Subcommittees on Special Education, 12/22/08

4321.2, School-Wide Pre-Referral Approches and Interventions, 10/24/11

4321.3, Allocation for Space for Special Education Programs, 10/24/11

4321.4, Independent Educational Evaluation, 10/24/11

4321.5, Conf. and Access to IEP , IE Services Programs and Service Plans, 10/24/11

4321-R.5, Special Education Records, 4/24/00

4321.6, Availability of alternative Formal Instructional Materials for Students with Disabilities, 10/24/11

4321.7, Districtwide and Statewide Assessments of Students with Disabilities, 10/24/11

4321.8, IHO Selection and Compensation, 10/24/11

4321.9, Declassification of Students with Disabilities, 10/24/11

4321.10, Programs and Services for Parentally-placed Nonpublic School Students with Disabilities, 10/24/11

4321.11, Public Report on Revisions to District Policies, Practices and Procedures upon a Finding of etc., 10/24/11

4321.12, Use of Time Out Rooms, Physical Restraints and Aversives, 3/28/16

4321.13, Preschool Special Education, 10/24/11

4321.13-R, Preschool Special Education Regulation, 10/24/11

4321.14, Special Education Personnel, 10/24/11

4321.15, Discipline of Students with Disabilities, 10/24/11

4321.16, Provision of Sp Ed Ser in the least restrictive environment, 10/24/11

4322, Programs for Gifted Students, 8/25/97

4322-R.1, Programs for Gifted Students, 8/25/97

4322-R.2, Programs for Gifted Students – Regulations, 8/25/97

4322-R.3, Programs for Gifted Students – Regulations, 8/25/97

4322.R-4, Programs for Gifted Students – Regulations, 8/25/97

4323, 504 Policy Regarding Students with Disabilities, 4/26/10

4326, Limited English Proficiency Instruction, 10/24/11 

4326-R, Limited English Proficiency Instruction Regulation, 10/24/11

4328, Homebound Instruction, 12/16/13

4331, Summer School, 5/18/98

4331-R, Summer School, 4/24/06

4331-R, Summer School Student Parking Regulation

4420, Class Size, 11/24/97

4531, School Sponsored Trips, 11/24/97

4531-E.1, Field Trips and Excursions Exhibit, 11/97

4531-E.2, Field Trips and Excursions Exhibit

4550, Information Technology and Network Use, 5/19/08

4550-R, Information Technology and Network Use, 5/19/08

4550-E.1, Information Technology Access Release and Authorization Form

4550-E.2, Release of Student Directory Information – Opt Out

4560, Internet Safety Policy, 1/25/10

4730, Homework, 6/23/97

4730-R, Homework Regulation, 6/23/97

4741, Class Ranking, 5/1/07

4741-R, Class Ranking Regulation, 5/1/07

4750, Promotion and Retention of Students, 6/22/98

4750-R, Promotion and Retention of Students Regulation, 5/7/09

4770, Graduation Requirements, 6/17/02

4770-R, Graduation Requirements Regulation, 1/25/99

4772, Commencement Exercises, 5/19/03

4772.1, Honorary Diplomas, 11/24/97

4820, Controversial Issues and Guest Speakers, 5/21/01

4870, Instruction on Days of Religious Observance, 1/25/99

4870-R, Instruction on Days of Religious Observance Regulation, 1/25/99

4900, Bomb Threats, 6/21/99

5010, Unlawful Harassment (including sexual harassment) and discrimination, 6/17/02

5010-E.1, Complaint of Discrimination or Harassment

5020.1, Harassment (including sexual harassment) and discrimination against students

5020.1.E.1, Complaint of Prohibited Discrimination of Harassment

5100, Comprehensive Attendance Policy, 9/22/14

5100-R, Student Attendance Regulation, 8/25/14

5140, Entrance Age, 11/24/97

5152, Admission of Non-Resident Student, 1/25/99

5152-R, Admission of Non-Resident Students Regulation, 1/25/99

5182, Released Time for Religious Instruction, 11/24/97

5191, Students and Employees with HIV-Related Illness, 5/21/01

5191-R.1, Students and Employees with HIV-Related Illness Regulation, 1/25/99

5191.R-2, Students and Employees with HIV-Related Illness Regulation, 1/25/99

5191-E.1, Authorization for Release of Confidential HIV Related Information to the Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education, 1/25/99

5191.E.2, Authorization and Release of Aids Confidential & Related Information, 1/25/99

5210, Student Organizations, 5/21/01

5210-R, Student Organizations Regulation, 4/24/00

5215, Student Privileged Activities, 11/24/97

5215-R, Student Privileged Activities Regulation, 5/21/01

5251, Student Fund Raising and Solicitations, 1/26/98

5251-R, Student Fund Raising Activities Regulation, 1/26/98

5252, Lost or Mutilated School Materials and Equipment, 6/21/99

5252.1, Lost or Damaged Textbooks, 6/21/99

5252.1R, Lost or Damaged Textbooks, 6/21/99

5260, Student Contests, 1/26/98

5260-R, Student Contests Regulation, 1/26/98

5280, Interscholastic Athletics, 4/26/10

5300, Student Conduct and Discipline, 6/18/12

5300R, Student Conduct and Discipline Regulation, 1/23/06

5310, Student Concussion Management Policy, 10/22/12, 

5311.5, Student Dress Code, 6/21/99

5312, School Community Health and Wellness, 9/1/16

5312-R, School Community Health and Wellness Regulation, 9/1/16

5312.1, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 10/27/08

5312.1-R, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Regulation, 11/5/09

5312.1-E, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Exhibit, 1/26/98

5312.11, Drug Free Schools, 1/26/98

5312.11-R, Drug Free Schools Regulation, 1/26/98

5312.2, Dangerous Weapons in School, 8/27/12

5312.3, Smoking and Tobacco Products, 6/29/15

5312.4, Dignity for All Students Policy, 6/18/12

5312.4-R, Dignity for All Students Regulation, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.1, Dignity Act Coordinators, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.2, Elementary Incident Report Form, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.3, Secondary Incident Report Form, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.4, Confidential Report Form, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.5, Targeted Person Interview Form, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.5, Accused Person Interview Form, 6/18/12

5312.4-E.5, Bystander Interview Form, 6/18/12

5312.22, Policy Concerning Alcohol and Other Substances for Adults, 6/23/97

5312.22-R, Administrative Regulations Concerning Alcohol and Other Substances for Adults, 6/23/97

5313.3, Student Suspension, 1/23/06

5313.3-R1, Student Suspension Regulation, 1/23/06

5313.3-R2, Procedures for Student Disciplinary Hearings, 3/13/09

5313.4, Protocol for Teacher Removal of a Student From a Classroom, 5/21/01

5313.5, Pins Petitions, 5/21/01

5313.6, School Transfer of Student s Who Have Been the Victim of a Violent Criminal Offense, 5/19/03

5313.6-R.1, School Transfer of Students Who Have Been the Victim of a Violent Criminal Offense Regulation, 5/19/03

5314B, Corporal Punishment, 1/28/02

5420, Student Health Services, 4/24/00

5420-R, Student Health Services Regulation, 8/25/97

5422, Life Threatening Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) Policy, 1/23/06

5422-R, Life Threatening Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) Regulation, Elementary Level, Information and Awareness

5422-R, Anaphylaxis Reaction/Risk Reduction Plan, 1/23/06

5422-R, Emergency Response Plan, 1/23/06

5422-R, Life Threatening Allergic Reaction (Anaphylaxis) Regulation, Secondary Level (Information and Awareness)

5425, Accident Reports, 6/21/99

5430, Student Psychological Services, 1/26/98

5430-R, Student Psychological Services, 1/26/98

5430.1-R, Procedure for Psychological Referral, 6/21/99

5430.2-R, Procedure for Referrals to Community Agencies or Mental Health Specialists, 6/21/99

5450.1, Sex Offender Notification, 8/29/05

5450.1-R, Sex Offender Notification Regulation, 8/29/05

5454, Student Automobile Use, 6/22/98

5454-R, Student Automobile Regulation, 6/22/98

5454-E, Student Parking Permit Application – Vehicle Registration and Permission Form

5460, Suspected Child Abuse and Maltreatment, 10/27/08

5460-R, Suspected Child Abuse and Maltreatment, 10/27/08

5460-E.1, Mandated Reporter (MR) Procedure

5460-E.2, Mandated Reports Log Sheet

5470, Missing Children, 1/26/98

5470-R, Missing Children Regulation, 1/26/98

5470-E, Reporting of Missing Children Exhibit, 1/26/98

5500, Student Records, 1/26/17

5500-R, Student Records Regulation, 1/26/17

5620, Pregnant Students, 1/25/99

5660, Student Solicitations, 1/25/99

5680, Student Fines and Charges, 1/26/98

5680-R, Student Fines and Charges Regulation, 1/26/98

6100, Annual Budget, 12/21/15

6110, Budget Planning, 11/23/15

6111, Budget Deadlines and Schedules, 11/23/15

6120, Budget Hearing, 11/23/15

6130, Budget Adoption, 12/21/15

6150, Budget Transfer, 11/23/15

6215, Senior Citizens’ Exemption, 12/21/15

6225, State and Federal Grants, 11/23/15

6240, Investments, 3/28/16

6251, Leasing School District Property, 12/21/15

6251-R, Leasing School District Property Regulation, 11/23/15

6252, Gate Receipts and Admissions, 11/23/15

6300, Revenue and Tax Anticipation Notes, 11/23/15

6400, Depositories of Funds, 12/21/15

6450, Extra-classroom Activity Funds, 12/21/15

6450-R, Rules and Regulations for the Establishment, Conduct, Operation, and Maintenance of Extra-classroom Activities, 10/24/16

6450-R.1, Rules for the Safeguarding, Accounting, and Auditing of Extra-classroom Activity Funds, 10/24/16

6450-E.1, Sales Tax, 9/26/16

6500, Bonded Employees and Officers, 12/21/15

6600, Fiscal Accounting and Reporting, 12/21/15

6610, Fund Balance Policy in Accordance with GASB Statement No. 54, 12/21/15

6630, Financial Reports and Statements, 2/29/16

6635, Online Banking, 12/21/15

6635-R, Online Banking Procedures, 12/21/15

6640, Fixed Assets, 8/18/16

6650, Audit Committee Policy, 3/28/16

6650-R, Audit Committee Charter – Regulations, 3/28/16

6655, Claims Auditor, 3/28/16

6655-R, Claims Auditor Regulation, 3/28/16

6655-E.1, Claims Auditor Warrant Certification, 5/17/16

6655-E.2, Summary of Audit Findings, 5/17/16

6660, Independent Auditors, 3/28/16

6670, Petty Cash/Petty Cash Accounts, 11/23/15

6670-R, Petty Cash Accounts Regulation, 11/23/15

6700, Purchasing, 10/24/16

6700-R, Purchasing Regulation, 10/24/16

6700-E.1, Purchasing Exhibit, 7/18/16

6700-E.2, Verbal Quotation Record, 7/18/16

6700-E.3, Contract Verification Form, 3/28/16

6740, Purchasing Procedures, 4/26/10

6760, Payment Procedures, 8/18/16

6820, Salary Deductions, 5/18/98

6830, Expense Reimbursement, 3/28/16

6830-R, Expense Reimbursement Regulation, 3/28/16

6830.E.1, Claim Form, 5/23/16/

6830.E.2, Request for Authorization/ to Attend Educational Conference, 5/23/16

6830.E.3, Monthly Mileage Report, 8/18/16

6830.E.4, Mileage Chart – Distance One Way, 5/17/16

6835, Meals and Refreshments, 3/28/16

6835-R, Meals and Refreshments Regulations, 3/28/16

6840, Use of Credit Cards, 3/28/16

6840-R, Use of Credit Cards, 3/28/16

6900, Disposal of District Property, 5/23/16

6900-E.1., Disposal of Old/Obsolete Equipment, 5/23/16

7100, Facilities Planning, 8/18/16

7200, Financial Facilities Development, 5/23/16

7300, Facilities Construction, 5/23/16

7310, Educational Specifications, 5/23/16

7320, Selection of an Architect or Engineer, 5/23/16

7332, Construction Plans and Specifications, 5/23/16

7350, Site Acquisition, 5/23/16

7360, Construction Contracts, Bidding and Awards, 5/23/16

7370, Supervision of Construction, 5/23/16

7380, Construction Project Insurance, 6/22/98

7400, Inspection and Acceptance of New Facilities, 5/23/16

7500, Naming School Facilities, 9/26/16

8110, Buildings and Grounds Inspection, 5/18/98

8110-R, Buildings and Grounds Inspection Regulation, 5/18/98

8130, Emergency Plans, 6/22/98

8130-R, Emergency Plans Regulation, 5/21/01

8132, Fire and Disaster Drills, 6/22/98

8132-R, Fire and Disaster Drills Regulation, 6/22/98

8134, Emergency Closings, 6/22/98

8134-R, Emergency Closing Regulation, 6/22/98

8210, Buildings and Grounds Security, 6/22/98

8210-R, Buildings and Grounds Security Regulation, 6/22/98

8220, Emergency Pesticide/Herbicide Applications to School Fields and Playgrounds, 7/7/11

8220 E.1, Child Safe Playing Fields Act, 7/7/11

8220 E.2, Summary of Pesticide Prohibition Requirements, 7/7/11

8240, Traffic and Parking Controls, 1/25/99

8330, Use of District Supplies and Equipment, 4/22/14

8332, Cell Phone Policy, 6/29/15

8332-R, Administrative Regulations, 5/22/06

8332-E.1, Request for Cell Phone Form, 5/22/06

8332.E.2, Cell Phone Agreement, 6/29/15

8335, No Idling, 7/7/11

8336, Alcohol and Drug Testing of School Employees Who Possess a Commercial Driving License and Operate District Vehicle, 6/18/12

8336-R, Alcohol and Drug Testing of School Employees Who Possess a Commercial Driving License and Operate District Vehicle, 6/18/12

8410, Student Transportation, 7/7/11

8410.1, Use of School Buses, 7/7/11

8410.2, Transportation of Elementary Students to/from Other than Home Address, 7/7/11

8410.3, Transportation of Secondary Students to/from Other than Home Address, 7/7/11

8410.4, Transportation for Non-Public School Students, 7/7/11

8410.5, School Bus Safety, 7/7/11

8410.6, Student Conduct on School Buses, 7/7/11

8410-R, Student Transportation Regulation, 7/7/11

8414.1, Bus Driver Qualifications and Training, 10/24/11

8414.5, Alcohol And Drug Testing Of Commercial Vehicle Operators, 5/21/2001

8414.5R, Alcohol And Drug Testing Of Commercial Vehicle Operators Regulation, 5/21/2001

8500, Food Service Management, 1/23/17

8520, Free and Reduced Price Food Services, 1/23/17

8521, Meal Charge, 8/17/17

8700, Insurance, 1/25/99

8700-R, Insurance Regulation, 1/25/99

9110.2, Prohibition of Sexual Harassment Among Employees, 6/21/99

9115, Teacher Seniority Tie-Breaker, 3/22/10

9120.2, Hiring of Employees’ Relatives, 1/28/08

9130, Fingerprinting and Appointment of School District Personnel, 6/18/12

9130-R, Fingerprinting and Appointment of School District Personnel Regulation, 6/18/12

9131, Fingerprinting of Non-School District Personnel, 4/22/14

9150, Staff-Student Relations, 1/23/17

9230, Posting Vacancies, 1/25/99

9240, Recruiting and Hiring of Coaches, 6/21/99

9310, Physical Exams, 1/25/99

9330, Smoking by Staff, 6/29/15

9500, Compensation, 10/23/06

9510, Salary Schedules, 5/18/98

9510.1, Overtime, 1/25/99

9520.2, Family and Medical Leave, 1/25/99

9520.2-R, Family and Medical Leave Regulation, 1/25/99

9530, Other Absences, 10/23/06

9530.1, Vacation Schedules, 1/25/99

9720, Professional Research and Publishing, 1/25/99

9720-R, Professional Research and Publishing Regulation, 1/25/99