1st Reading - Policy AC - Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

1st Reading - Policy ACAB - Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

1st Reading - Policy ACAB-R - Employee Discrimination/Harassment and Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures

CURRENT WOCSD POLICIES - The policies below are approved policies by the WOCSD School Committee


AC Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

ACAA Harassment and Sexual Harassment of Students

ACAA-R Student Discrimination/Harassment and Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures

ACAB Harassment and Sexual Harassment of School Employees

ACAB-R Employee Discrimination/Harassment and Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Procedures

ACAD Injurious Hazing

AD Educational Philosophy/Mission

ADA School Committee Mission and Goals

ADAA School District Commitment to Standards for Ethical and Responsible Behavior

ADC Tobacco/Electronic Smoking Device Use and Possession

ADC-R Tobacco/Electronic Smoking Device Use And Possession Administrative Procedure

ADF School District Commitment to Learning Results

AEC Accountability-Reporting to the Public


BA School Committee Operational Goals

BA-E School Committee Operational Goals Responsibilities of Local School Committees

BB School Committee Legal Status

BBAA Committee Member Authority

BBD School Committee Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism

BBF School Committee Member Ethics

BBBH Student Committee Members


BCB Conflict of Interest

BCC Nepotism

BCD School Committee/Superintendent Relationship

BCD-R School Committee/Superintendent Relations

BCF Advisory Committees to the School Committee

BCFA School Committee Liaison Assignments to Schools/Programs

BCG School Attorney

BDDC Agenda Preparation and Dissemination

BDDG Minutes

BDE School Committee Committees

BDE-E School Committee Committees

BEA School Committee Use of Electronic Mail

BEC Executive Sessions

BED Remote Participation In School Board Meetings

BEDH (also KD) Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

BF School Committee Policy Development

BFC Policy Adoption

BFCA School Committee Review of Regulations

BFD Policy Dissemination

BFE (also CHD) Administration in Policy Absence

BFG/BFGA Policy Review and Evaluation/Manual Accuracy Check

BG (also GBD) School Committee/Staff Communications

BHA New School Committee Member Orientation

BHB School Committee Member Development Opportunities

BHC School Committee Member Freedom of Access Training

BHC-E Certification of Completion of Freedom of Access Training

BHE School Committee Member Insurance

BK (also AFA) Evaluation of School Committee Operational Procedures

BK-E Evaluation of School Committee Operational Procedures


CBI Evaluation of the Superintendent

CC Administrative Organization

CHA Development of Administrative Procedures

CHCAA Student Handbooks

CHD Administration in the Absence of Policy


DA Fiscal Management Goals/Priority Objectives

DB Annual Budget

DC Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations

DC-R Post-Issuance Compliance Policy for Bonds

DD Grants

DFEA Free Admissions (Guest Passes for Senior Citizens)

DFF Student Activities Funds

DIDA Fixed Assets

DJ Bidding/Purchasing Requirements

DJH Purchasing and Contracting: Procurement Staff Code of Conduct

DKC Expense Authorization and Reimbursement

DKC-R Expense Authorization and Reimbursement Administrative Procedure

DN School Properties Disposition


EBAA Chemical Hazards

EBCA Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan

EBCB Emergency Evacuation Drills

EBCC Bomb Threats

ECB Pest Management in School Facilities and on School Grounds

EEBB Use of Private Vehicles for School Business

EFD Charging of Meals

EFE Competitive Food Sales-Sales of Foods in Competition with the WOCSD Food Service Program

EGAD Copyright Compliance

EGAD-R Copyright Compliance Administrative Procedure

EHB School Records Retention Policy


FA Facilities Development Goals

FBB Enrollment Projections

FEA Educational Specifications

FEB Selection of Architect

FEE Site Acquisition Procedure

FEG Supervision of Construction (Clerk of the Works)

FF Naming Rights

FL Retirement of Facilities (Building Closures)


GA Personnel Policy

GBAA (also JBAA, KBAA) Modifications of Policies/Practices for Students with Disabilities

GBCA Staff Conflict of Interest

GBCB Drug- Free Workplace

GBCC Staff Rights and Responsibilities

GBCCA Staff Conduct with Students

GBCD Staff Participation in Community Activities

GBD (also BG) School Committee/Staff Communications

GBE Staff Health

GBEA Staff Protection

GBEB Philosophy Statement Regarding Chemical Dependency

GBEB-R Personnel Procedures

GBEBB Staff Conduct With Students

GBEBD Employee Use of Social and Educational Networking Sites

GBEC (also JHCCA) Policy for Students and Employees with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)

GBGAA Bloodborne Pathogens

GBGAA-R Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens Procedure

GBGB Workplace Bullying

GBGE Return to Work and Light Duty Assignments

GBH (also JM) Staff/Student Relations

GBI Staff Gifts and Solicitations

GBIA Staff Participation in Political Activities

GBK/KGC Smoking on School Premises

GBK-R Non-Smoking Assistance Program

GBL Personnel Records and Files

GBLC Retention of Application Materials

GBM Staff Complaints and Grievances

GBM-R Employee Complaints and Grievances

GBN Family and Medical Leave

GBN-R2 Maine Family Medical Leave Administrative Procedure

GBO Family Care Leave

GC Professional Staff Position Policies

GCA Professional Staff Positions

GCBA Professional Staff Compensation Plans

GCC Professional Staff Recruiting

GCCAS-R Recruiting and Hiring of the Superintendent

GCD Professional Staff Hiring

GCD-2 Professional Staff Hiring - Principals

GCE Substitute Teacher Employment

GCEB Rate of Pay for Substitutes

GCF Professional Staff Orientation

GCFB Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff

GCFB-R Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff - Procedures

GCI Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers

GCL Professional Staff Development Opportunities

GCLA Professional Staff Visitations and Conferences

GCM Supervision of Professional Staff

GCN-1 Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff

GCN-2 Evaluation of Administrative Staff

GCPA Reduction in Professional Staff Work Force

GCPB Resignation of Professional Staff Members

GCQA Non-school Employment by Professional Staff Members

GCQAA Professional Personnel Consulting

GCQAB Tutoring for Pay

GCQC Resignation of School District Employees

GCQCA Employee References

GCQCA-R Authorization to Disclose Information/Release of Claims/Indemnity

GCSA Employee Computer/Device and Internet Use

GCSA-R Employee Computer/Device and Internet Use - Rules

GCSB Use of Social Media By School Employees

GD Support Staff Positions Policies

GDA Support Staff Positions

GDBA Support Staff Compensation Plans

GDC/GDD Support Staff Recruiting/Hiring

GDG Support Staff Probation and Tenure

GDJ Support Staff Time Schedules

GDL Support Staff Development Opportunities

GDN Evaluation of Support Staff

GDPA Reduction in Support Staff Workforce

GDPD Suspension and Dismissal of Support Staff Members

GDQA Non-School Employment by Support Staff Members


No policies


IA Educational Goals

IA-1 Wells High School Mission Statement

IA-2 Wells Junior High School Mission Statement

IA-3 Wells Elementary School Mission Statement

IB Academic Freedom

IC/ICA School Year/School Calendar

ID School Day

IF Curriculum Development

IFA Curriculum Research

IFD Curriculum Adoption

IFE Standards-Based Curriculum Frameworks

IGA Basic Instructional Program

IGAC Teaching About Religion

IGAD Occupational Education (Career Education)

IGAE Health Education

IGAF Physical Education

IGAF-E Physical Education Department – Medical Excuse Form

IGAG Teaching About Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco

IGAK Moral/Ethical Education

IGAL Environmental Education

IGAM Advanced Placement Courses

IGAN Honors Challenge

IGBA Special Education Policy and Purpose

IGBAA Special Education Student Oversight Agreement

IGBAA-1 Extended School Year Services

IGBAE Free Appropriate Public Education

IGBAF Individualized Education Program

IGBAH Communication of Procedural Safeguards

IGBB Programs for Gifted Students

IGBG Homebound Instruction

IGBHA Home Schooling

IGBHAA Participation in the School Program by Home-Schooled Students

IGCD Advanced College Placement

IGCDA Post-Secondary Enrollment and Credit

IGD Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Programs

IGD-R Procedure on School Sponsorship of Extra-Curricular Programs

IGDA Student Organizations

IGDB (also JFCD, IIAD, KFA) Publications and Materials Distribution Policy

IGDD Student Performances

IGDF Student Fundraising Activities

IGDF-R Student Fundraising Activities Procedures

IGDG Student Activities Funds Management

IGDH Contests for Students

IGDI,J Interscholastic Athletics

IGDI,J-R1 Wells High School Student Athletic Code

IGDI,J-R2 Wells Junior High School Student Athletic and Extra-Curricular Code

IGDJA Individual Student Participation in M.S.S.P.A. Sporting Events

IGE Adult and Community Education Programs

IGEA Adult Community Education GED Program and Testing Policy

IGEB Adult Community Education Policy High School Diploma Policy for Students Ages 16 up

IHA Grouping for Instruction

IHB Class Size

IHBA Individualized Education Plans

IHBAA Referral and General Education Interventions

IHBAA-R Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions

IHBAC Child Find

IHBAK Life-Sustaining Emergency Care

IHBAL Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities

IHBEA Programs for Students with Limited English Proficiency

IHBEA-E Limited English Proficient Student Notice (Meeting Notification)

IHBGB Supplemental Statement of Rights for Private School Students with Disabilities

IHH Individualized Instruction

IIA Instructional Materials

IIAA Textbook Selection and Adoption

IIAB Wells High School Grouping for Instruction

IIAD (also JFCD, IGDB, KFA) Publications and Materials Distribution Policy

IICA Field Trips and Excursions

IICA-R Field Trips and Excursions Procedures

IICB Community Resource Persons

IJ Guidance Program

IJJ Selection of Educational Materials

IJJ-E Citizens Challenge of Educational Media Form

IJNDB Student Technology and Internet Use and Cyber Safety

IJNDB–R Student Technology and Internet Use Rules

IJNDB-E Student Technology/Internet Use Acknowledgement Form

IJNDB-E-1 Technology Home Use Procedures

IJOC School Volunteers (replaces IICC)

IJOC-E Volunteer Application (replaces IICC-E)

IK Academic Achievement

IKA Grading Process

IKAB Grading and Reporting of Student Progress

IKAD Parent Conferences

IKAF Participation in Performing Groups as Part of School Curriculum

IKB Homework

IKE Promotion and Retention of Students

IKEB Acceleration

IKF Graduation Requirements

IKF-R Wells High School Community Service Graduation Requirement

IKFA Early High School Graduation

IKFB Graduation Exercises

IKFC Correspondence Courses

IKFD Awarding of High School Diplomas to Veterans of World War II and the Korean Conflict

IL Testing Programs

ILA Local Assessment System

ILD Student Surveys and Marketing Information

IM (also AFE) Evaluation of Instructional Programs

IMB Teaching About Controversial/Sensitive Issues

IMBB Accommodation of Sincere Beliefs in Required Instruction

IMDA Patriotic Exercises

IMDB Flag Displays

IMG Animals in Classrooms

INA Teaching Methods

INC Controversial Speakers

ING Dog Policy


JBAA (also GBAA, KBAA) Modifications of Policies/Practices for Students with Disabilities

JEA Compulsory Attendance

JEAA Student Attendance/Student Absence and Tardiness

JECA Admission of Resident Students

JECB Admission of Non-Resident Students

JECBA Admission of Exchange Students (or Foreign Students)

JED Excused Absences

JEDB Student Release

JEDC Make-Up

JEDD Participation in School Sponsored Activities and Functions

JEDE Excessive Absences

JEDG Data Collection

JF Student Rights and Responsibilities

JFC Student Withdrawal From School (Dropout Prevention Committee)

JFCC Student Conduct on School Buses

JFCC-R Guidelines for Student Conduct on School Buses

JFCCA K-4 Transportation Safety Requirements

JFCD (also IGDB, IIAD, KFA) Publications and Materials Distribution Policy

JFCH Student Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco/Electronic Smoking Devices Use

JFCH-R Student Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Administrative Procedure

JFCK Responding to Acts or Threats of Violence

JFCK-R Administrative Implementation Procedures

JFG (also KNAJ) Relations with Police Authorities

JG Student Discipline

JGB Detention of Students

JGC Friday Detention of Students

JGC-R Friday Detention of Students Rules/Procedures

JGD Suspension of Students

JGE Expulsion of Students

JGE-R Expulsion of Students – Guidelines

JGF Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities

JGF-R Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure

JHB Truancy

JHC Student Health Services

JHCA Head Lice

JHCA-R Head Lice (Pediculosis) Procedures

JHCCA (also GBEC) Policy for Students and Employees with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)

JHFE Crisis Intervention Plan

JIC WOCSD District-Wide Student Code of Conduct

JICA Student Dress

JICIA Weapons, Violence, and School Safety

JICJ Student Use of Cellular Telephones and Other Electronic Devices

JICJ-R Student Use of Cellular Telephones and Other Electronic Devices

JICK Bullying

JICK-E1 Bullying Report Form

JICK-E2 Bullying Investigation Form

JICK-E3 Documentation of Disciplinary and Remedial Action Taken

JICK-E4 Bullying Reporting, Investigation and Intervention/Resolution Process

JICK-R Bullying Administrative Procedures

JIH Questioning and Searches of Students

JIH-R Questioning and Searches of Students Administrative Procedure

JJ Community Service Programs

JJIAA Private School Students - Access to Public School Co-Curricular, Interscholastic & Extra-Curricular Activities

JJIAA-E1 Private School Student Application for Participation in WOCSD Co-Curricular Activities

JJIAA-E2 Private School Student Application for Participation in WOCSD Extra-Curricular Activities

JJIAA-E3 Verification of Private School Student Eligibility for Participation in WOCSD Co-Curricular Activities

JJIAA-E4 Verification of Private School Student Eligibility for Participation in WOCSD Extra-Curricular Activities

JJIBA Hiring and Evaluation of Coaches

JJIF Management of Concussions and Other Head Injuries

JJIF-E Concussion Information Sheet

JKAA Use of Physical Restraint and Seclusion

JKAA-E Physical Restraint and/or Seclusion Incident Report

JKAA-R Procedures on Physical Restraint and Seclusion

JL Student Gifts and Solicitations

JLA Student Wellness

JLCB Immunization of Students

JLCC Communicable/Infectious Diseases and Exclusion Criteria – Administrative Procedure

JLCCB Life Threatening Allergies

JLCCB-R Life Threatening Allergies Administrative Procedures

JLCD Administration of Medication to Students

JLCDA Medical Marijuana In Schools

JLCD-E Medication Administration on School Field Trips

JLDBG Re-integration of Students from Juvenile Correctional Facilities

JLF Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

JLFA Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response

JLF-E Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Form

JLG Education of Homeless Children and Youth

JLG-R Education of Homeless Students – Administrative Procedure

JLIA Supervision of Students

JM (also GBH) Staff/Student Relations

JP Student Aspirations

JRA Student Education Records and Information

JRA-E Annual Notice of Student Education Records and Information Rights

JRA-R Student Education Records and Information Administrative Procedure


KA School-Community Relations Goals

KB Public Information Program

KBAA (also GBAA, JBAA) Modifications of Policies/Practices for Students with Disabilities

KBF Title I Parent Involvement

KD (also BEDH) Public Participation at School Committee Meetings

KDB Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Access

KE Public Concerns and Complaints

KF Community Use of School Buildings and Facilities

KFA (also JFCD, IIAD and IGDB) Publications and Materials Distribution Policy

KH Public Gifts to Schools

KH-R Gifts to Schools

KI Public Solicitations in the Schools

KJ Advertising In The Schools

KK Visitors to School Premises

KLGA Relations With School Resource Officers and Law Enforcement Authorities

KLGA-R School Resource Officer/Law Enforcement Administrative Procedure

KL-R Public Complaints Procedure

KLBA Alternatives to Biological Dissection

KLD Public Complaints About School Personnel

KMA/KMB Relations with Parent/Booster Organizations

KMA/KMB-R Fundraising Procedures

KNAJ (also JFG) Relations with Police Authorities