Policies

Ministerial Policies

The Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development has implemented the following policies, which apply to all schools and school boards in Nova Scotia:

Provincial Homework Policy (Grades P-12)
Provincial School Code of Conduct Policy
Provincial School Review Policy

Provincial School Network Access and Use Policy

Provincial Privacy of Student Information Policy

 

Board Policies and Administrative Procedures

SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
BOARD GOVERNANCE
Policy
Procedure
100.1 - Development and Implementation of Policies & Administrative Procedures
100.2 - Communication with Parent/Guardian School Organizations and SACs
100.4 - Monitoring of Board Policies and Administrative Procedures
SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION
101.3 - Tobacco-Free Schools and Workplaces
101.4 - Student Use of Personal Digital Devices
101.5 - Corporate Sponsorship and Advertising in Schools
101.6 - Publishing of Student Personal Information and Student Work
101.7 - National Anthem
RACE RELATIONS, CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING & HUMAN RIGHTS (RCH)
102.1 - RCH
DEPARTMENTS OF FINANCE AND OPERATIONS
FINANCE
Policy
Procedure
200.1 - Tendering/Purchasing
200.2 - Budget Preparations
200.3 - Cost-Sharing Plan
200.5 - Loan Advancement
200.6 - School Based Funds
OPERATIONS - PROPERTY SERVICES
201.1 - Facility Usage
201.2 - Building Security
201.3 - School Initiated Facilities Improvements
201.4 - School Security
201.5 - Vehicle Idling
OPERATIONS - TRANSPORTATION
202.1 - Vehicles for Co- and Extra Curricular School Trips
202.2 - Closure of Schools When Board-Provided Transportation is Cancelled Due to Adverse Weather or Road Conditions
202.3 - Discipline While Traveling on Board-Provided Transportation
202.4 - Eligibility to Travel On Board-Provided Transportation To and From School Within Established School Boundaries
202.5 - Carriage of Articles on Board-Provided Transportation
HUMAN RESOURCES
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Policy
Procedure
303.1 - Occupational Health & Safety
303.4 - Return-to-Work
EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
304.1 - Performance Appraisal
304.1.1 - Performance Appraisal: Administrative, Instructional, Operational and Managerial Support Staff
304.1.2 - Performance Appraisal: Teachers not receiving an Administrative Allowance
304.2 - Job Descriptions
304.3 - Training and Development
EMPLOYEE & LABOUR RELATIONS
305. 2 - Travel and Expense Reimbursement
305. 3 - Loan of Service
305. 5 - Confidentiality of Employee Information
305. 6 - Conflict of Interest for Employees
305. 7 - Dress Code for Employees and Volunteers
305. 8 - Child Abuse Register Search
305. 9 - Criminal Records Check
305.12 - Reporting Protocol: Suspected Child Abuse
305.13 - Investigation of Allegation of Abuse by an Employee
305.14 - Volunteers in Schools
305.15 - Reporting Accidents/Incidents for School Community Members
305.16 - Funds from School Sources for Additional Staff Allocations
305.17 - Absence/Attendance
305.19 - Employment Files
305.20 - Acceptable Use of Technology for Employees
305.21 - Position Titles
305.22 - Hours of Work/Scheduled Breaks
305.23 - Employee Orientation Policy
305.24 - Personal Care
305.25 - Sexual Misconduct By Employees Toward Students
305.26 - Acceptable Use of Social Media by Employees Policy
305.27 - Respectful Workplace
EMPLOYEE SELECTION
306.2 - Recruitment, Selection and Hiring Process
HUMAN RESOURCES PLANNING
307.1 - Staff Allocation
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
FRENCH
Policy
Procedure
401.1 - French Immersion
PROGRAMS
402. 3 - School Trips
402. 4 - Student Transfer Requests within AVRSB
402. 6 - Assessment and Evaluation of Student Progress
402. 8 - School Food Policy
402. 9 - Substance Use
402.10 - Use and Distribution of Assessment Results
402.12 - School Fees
402.14 - Management of Head Lice
STUDENT SERVICES
403. 1 - Tuition
403. 2 - Students With Special Needs
403. 3 - Request for Consultation
403. 4 - Legal Guardian Consent for Student Services
403. 5 - Individual Program Plan (IPP) Development
403. 6 - Student Transition Planning Report
403. 7 - Request for Inter-Regional Collaboration
403. 8 - Individual Program Plan (IPP) Appeal Process
403. 9 - Students With Severe Learning Disabilities
403.10 - Administration of Prescription Medication to Students
403.11 - Access to Student Records
403.12 - Identification of Facility Access Difficulties
403.13 - Special Transportation Plan
403.14 - School-wide Enrichment Team Membership
403.15 - Homebound Tutor Service Application (Medical)
403.16 - School Crisis Team Membership
403.18 - ESL Service Request
403.19 - Severe Learning Disabilities Service Appeal Process
403.20 - Service Dogs
403.21 - Students with Type 1 Diabetes
403.22 - Students with Life-Threatening Allergies
TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
404.1 - Student Use of Network/Internet
ACTIVE, HEALTHY LIVING
405.1 - Adventure Education
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR
406.1 - Search and Seizure in Schools
TERMS OF REFERENCE

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