Policy # R 5.1: Respectful Behavior

Policy # R 5.1: Respectful Behavior

Policy Title: Respectful Behavior
Policy Level: R 5.1
Date Approved: Policy Adopted: 5-22-97

It is the policy and expectation of the I.S.D. 834 Board of Education that exchange of perspectives on all topics be conducted in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Staff, students, parents and community members should be treated in a manner which enhances self-esteem and supports the dignity of the individual.
It is the policy of I.S.D. 834 to maintain a respectful work environment free of violence, discrimination and other offensive or degrading remarks or conduct. A respectful environment is a shared responsibility of all employees, parents and community members.

Rationale: The I.S.D. 834 Board of Education recognizes the need for all individuals to create an honest, respectful caring and safe environment necessary to achieve I.S.D. 834’s mission.