GBNA - Hazing/Harassment/Intimidation/ Bullying/Menacing - Staff

Code: GBNA
Adopted: 8/14/13 

The Board is committed to providing a positive and productive learning and working environment.  Hazing, harassment, intimidation, menacing or bullying, and acts of cyberbullying by students, staff or third parties is strictly prohibited and shall not be tolerated in the district.  Retaliation against any person who reports, is thought to have reported, files a complaint or otherwise participates in an investigation or inquiry is also strictly prohibited.

Staff whose behavior is found to be in violation of this policy will be subject to discipline, up to and including dismissal.  Third parties whose behavior is found to be in violation of this policy shall be subject to appropriate sanctions as determined and imposed by the superintendent or Board.

Individuals may also be referred to law enforcement officials.  Licensed staff will be reported to Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, as provided by OAR 584-020-0041.

The superintendent is directed to develop administrative regulations to implement this policy.  Regulations shall include descriptions of prohibited conduct, reporting and investigative procedures, and provisions to ensure notice of this policy is provided to students, staff and third parties.

Legal Reference(s)

ORS 166.155 - 166.165
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d (2006).