Policy Updates

Albemarle County Public Schools maintains over 600 policies. Our policies are locally developed through our work with the Virginia School Boards Association and they are tied to Virginia Code. Several are locally developed. Our policies translate our core values of excellence, young people, community and respect into the backbone of our daily operations and aspirations for students.

All of our School Board’s policies may be viewed online through Electronic School Board.

All of our policies are to be reviewed by the School Board every five years. In addition, we update policies based on Virginia Legislative changes as well as periodic changes to Virginia Code. As an Albemarle County Public Schools employee, it is important to know about our policies in a few ways:

  • Be aware that policies exist and provide guidance in the following areas: Foundations and Basic Commitments, School Board Governance and Operations, General School Administration, Fiscal Management, Support Services, Facilities Development, Personnel, Instruction, Students, School and Community Relations, and Educational Agency Relations.
  • Know policies that impact you. For example, as an employee, you should know that Personnel policies exist that impact your employment, compensation, benefits, etc.
  • Read about changes to policies and ask your supervisor how they impact you.

May 10, 2017

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
​GCPC Employee Retirement Personnel Language pertaining to VERIP (Voluntary Early Retirement Incentive Plan) employer contribution toward health insurance updated in alignment with changes to County of Albemarle policy
Lorna Gerome

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April 27, 2017

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBFA
School Board Member Conflict of Interest
School Board Governance and Operations
Language updated to reflect changes to State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act by HB 1362
Jennifer Johnston
BDB ​Special School Board Meetings ​School Board Governance and Operations ​Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Jennifer Johnston
​DC ​School-Based Allocations ​Fiscal Management Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Dean Tistadt
​DIA ​Reporting Per Pupil Costs ​Fiscal Management Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Dean Tistadt
​DJG ​Vendor Relations ​Fiscal Management Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Dean Tistadt
​EBAB ​Possible Exposure to Viral Infections ​Support Services ​Language updated to clarify payment for testing; New forms added for students and staff ​LeAnn Knox
​FEA ​Facility Design ​Facilities Development ​Language updated as part of 5-year review cycle ​Carrie Smith
​FECBA ​Energy Efficient Construction ​Facilities Development Language updated as part of 5-year review cycle ​Carrie Smith
​FECBB ​Accommodations for the Disabled ​Facilities Development Language updated to mirror Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) policy as part of 5-year review cycle ​Carrie Smith
​FEG ​Construction Planning ​Facilities Development ​New policy ​Rosalyn Schmitt
​FEGA ​Supervision of Construction ​Facilities Development Policy name changed ​Rosalyn Schmitt
​GCBAA ​Staff Salary and Salary Schedules ​Personnel ​Language updated to reflect actual practice
​Lorna Gerome
​GCQD ​Emergency Situation Staffing ​Personnel Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Dean Tistadt
​GD ​Political Activities ​Personnel Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​John Hobson
​IEA ​Pledge of Allegiance ​Instruction Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; No changes ​Carrie Smith
​IICA ​Off-Campus Instructional Activities ​Instruction Language updated as part of 5-year review cycle ​Debbie Collins
​IJ ​School Counseling Program ​Instruction ​Language and legal references updated in alignment with VSBA revisions ​Patrick McLaughlin
​JFCC ​Student Conduct on School Vehicles ​Students ​Legal reference updated ​Nick King
​JHDA ​Human Research ​Students ​Legal references updated as part of 5-year review cycle ​Vince Scheivert
​JO ​Student Records
​Students ​Language and legal references updated: Section regarding Military Requirements and Institutions of High Learning updated to reflect amendment by the Every Student Succeeds Act; Section regarding High School Credit Bearing Courses Taken in Middle School and corresponding legal reference removed to avoid duplication ​John Blair
​LEB ​Advanced/Alternative Courses for Credit
​Education Agency Relations ​Language updated to reflect state code ​Michael Craddock
LI
Relations with Educational Accreditation Agencies
​Education Agency Relations
​Language and legal references updated to reflect state code
Chad Ratliff

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March 9, 2017

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
DK
Payment Procedures
Fiscal Management
Language and legal references updated to reflect the division's payment processes that are integrated with local government
Jackson Zimmermann
GC Licensed Staff
Personnel
Language updated to parallel VSBA policy and remove reference to local licenses; Legal references updated
Lorna Gerome
GCB Licensed Staff Contracts
Personnel
Language updated: Updated dates and clarified procedures
Lorna Gerome
GCG Licensed Staff Probation and Tenure
Personnel Language updated: Removed reference to local licenses and clarified procedures to match code Lorna Gerome
IFB Research Projects and Pilot Program Instruction Reviewed as part of policy review cycle; No changes India Haun
Chris Gilman
IGAD Career and Technical Education Instruction Reviewed as part of policy review cycle; No changes Michael Craddock

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February 9, 2017

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AB Severability Foundations and Basic Commitments New Policy Matt Haas
GCNA Employee Recognition Program Personnel New Policy Lorna Gerome
IGBB Programs for Gifted Students Instruction Language updated as part of review cycle Maureen Jensen

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January 12, 2017

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
EFB Free and Reduced-Price Meal Plan Support Services Language updated as part of review cycle and to better align with VSBA's sample policy Dean Tistadt
GCQAB Tutoring for Pay Personnel Language updated to remove language that is unnecessarily restrictive Matt Haas
IFF Student Course Load Instruction Language updated as part of review cycle; a more comprehensive review pertaining to a limit on AP courses will take place in the future Patrick McLaughlin
IKEB Promotion/Retention/ Acceleration Instruction Language updated as part of review cycle; change addresses definition of grade level Patrick McLaughlin
KBC Media Relations School/ Community Relations Language updated as part of review cycle Phil Giaramita

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November 10, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBA Role, Qualifications, and Appraisal of the School Board
School Board Governance and Operations Language updated based on feedback during the evaluation process Matt Haas
CBA Role, Qualifications, and Appraisal of the Superintendent General School Administration Language updated based on feedback during the evaluation process Matt Haas
EBCD Emergency Closings
Support Services Language updated to allow for a reassessment of road conditions on an inclement weather closure day, when appropriate, to potentially allow for after-school activities to take place Jim Foley

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October 13, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
JBA Bullying and
Harassment
Students Policy deleted (content covered in Policy JFHA, Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation)
Matt Haas

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September 22, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BDC Closed Meetings School Board Governance and Operations Language updated to reflect amendment to state code
John Blair
BDDH / KD Public Participation at Board Meetings School Board Governance and Operations / School/Community Relations Language updated as part of review cycle; Legal reference updated John Blair
BHG Joint Board of Control for Piedmont Regional Education Program (PREP)
School Board Governance and Operations Reviewed; No changes Kevin Kirst
EBB Threat Assessment Teams Support Services Language updated to reflect amendment to state code Dean Tistadt/
Nick King
EBCB Safety Drills Support Services Language updated to reflect amendment to state code; Legal reference updated
Dean Tistadt
GBL Personnel Records Personnel Language updated to reflect amendment to state code; Legal reference updated Lorna Gerome
IGAI Character Education Instruction Language updated as part of review cycle; Legal reference updated Nick King
IHB Class Size Instruction Language updated to reflect amendment to state code; Legal reference updated Debbie Collins
IKFB Locally Awarded Verified Credits Instruction Language updated to reflect amendment to state code Vince Scheivert
JO Student Records Students Language updated to reflect amendment to state code; Legal and cross references updated John Blair

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September 8, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBFA School Board Member Conflict of Interest School Board Governance
and Operations
Language updated to reflect amendment to state code
John Blair
BDDH Public Participation at School Board Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Legal references updated John Blair
IKF Standards of Learning and Graduation Requirements
Instruction Language updated to reflect amendment to state code Vince Scheivert
KBA Freedom of Information Act Requests School/ Community Relations Language updated to reflect amendment to state code John Blair

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August 11, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
KG Community Use of School Facilities School/ Community Relations Language updated
Lindsay Snoddy

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June 9, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GCJ Licensed and Classified Staff Schedules and Overtime/Compensatory Time Compensation
Personnel Language updated due to FLSA compliance and to ensure consistency within the division
Lorna Gerome
IFD Curriculum Adoption
Instruction Language updated to provide clarification as part of 5-year review Debbie Collins
JO Student Records Students Language updated to provide clarification about the release of discipline records Patrick McLaughlin

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May 26, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s)
Contact
IKB Homework Instruction Language updated based on recommendations from our School Health Advisory Board related to student stress, sleep needs, and engagement. Matt Haas
IKFA Middle School Students Taking High School Credit Courses Instruction Language updated based on staff recommendations to clarify language and process Patrick McLaughlin
IKH Retaking SOL Assessments
Instruction Language and legal reference updated to reflect amendment of state code India Haun

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May 12, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AF Commitment to Accomplishment Foundations and Basic Commitments Language and Legal Reference Updated: Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle; changes mirror state code and VSBA policy language Matt Haas
DL Payday Procedures/ Payday Schedules Fiscal Management Language Updated: Updated to align policy with practice Lorna Gerome
DLB Salary Deductions Fiscal Management Language Updated: Updates based on staff recommendation to clarify language Lorna Gerome
EEAD School Buses Support Services Reviewed; No changes: Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle Dean Tistadt
IKF Standards of Learning and Graduation Requirements Instruction Language and Legal Reference Updated: Updates reflect amendments to state code India Haun
JGD-JGE Student Suspension/ Expulsion Students Language Updated: Updates based on VSBA recommendation to remove reference to Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to reflect evolution of federal education laws Nick King
JGDA Disciplining Students with Disabilities Students Language and Legal Reference Updated: Based on staff recommendation to align policy with practice; Reviewed as part of 5-year cycle Kevin Kirst/
Nick King
KJB Fundraising in Schools School/ Community Relations Legal Reference Updated Dean Tistadt

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April 28, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBFA School Board Member Conflict of Interest School Board Governance
and Operations
Language and Legal Reference Updated John Blair
DI Financial Accounting
and Reporting
Fiscal Management Language Updated Dean Tistadt
EBA Building and Grounds Inspections Support
Services
Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
JCJ Classroom Assignments for Twins Students Legal Reference Updated Matt Haas
JL Fundraising and Solicitations Students Language and Legal Reference Updated Dean Tistadt

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March 24, 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
DB​ Annual Budget Fiscal Management Language and Legal Reference Updated: Changes based on recommendations from the Virginia School Boards Association Jackson Zimmermann
GBMA Classified Staff Grievances Personnel Language Updated: Updated timelines to align with code requirements Lorna Gerome
GCI Assignment and Transfer Personnel Language Updated: Updated to align transfer timelines with ACPS RIF and staffing timelines, plus two additional changes, including giving tenured teachers priority consideration for transfers and adding a stipulation that teachers on a Plan of Improvement may not transfer Lorna Gerome
JC School Attendance Areas Students Language Updated: Language clarified in response to staff recommendations Dean Tistadt
JJAC Student-Athlete Concussions During Extracurricular Physical Activities Students Language and Legal Reference Updated: Changes based on recommendations from the Virginia School Boards Association Matt Haas
KP Contests School/ Community Relations Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt

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October 2015 - February 2016

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AC Nondiscrimination Foundations and Basic Commitments Language Updated Matt Haas
BBA Role and Evaluation of the School Board School Board Governance
and Operations
Language Updated Matt Haas
BDD Electronic Participation
in Meetings from
Remote Locations
School Board Governance
and Operations
Language Updated John Blair
BFE Administration in Policy Absence School Board Governance
and Operations
Language Updated Matt Haas
CBA Role, Qualifications,
and Evaluation of
the Superintendent
General School Administration
Language Updated Matt Haas
CHD Administration in Policy Absence General School Administration New Policy Matt Haas
CM School Division Annual Report
General School Administration Language Updated Vince Scheivert
DJF Purchasing Procedures Fiscal Management Language Updated Dean Tistadt
GBA Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation Personnel Language Updated Matt Haas
GBM Licensed Teaching Staff Grievances Personnel Language Updated Lorna Gerome
GBMA Classified Staff Grievances Personnel Language Updated Lorna Gerome
GCC Leave Policy Personnel Language and Legal Reference Updated Lorna Gerome
GCD Recruitment and Selection of Personnel
Personnel Language Updated Matt Haas
GEA Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records
Personnel Legal Reference Updated
Matt Haas
IGAH Family Life Education (FLE) Instruction Language Updated Matt Haas
IIAA Learning Resources/ Textbook Selection
and Adoption
Instruction Language Updated Matt Haas
IKEB Promotion/Retention/ Acceleration Instruction Language Updated Matt Haas
IKFB Locally Awarded
Verified Credits
Instruction Legal Reference Updated
Vince Scheivert
IL Assessment/Testing/ Program Evaluation Instruction Language and Legal Reference Updated Vince Scheivert
JEC School Admission Students Language and Legal Reference Updated Dean Tistadt
JFC Student Conduct Students Language Updated Matt Haas
JFHA Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation Students Language Updated Matt Haas
JHCC Communicable Disease
Students Language and Legal Reference Updated Dean Tistadt
JHH Suicide Prevention Students New Policy Nick King
JOD Release of Student
Data/Records
Students Language Updated Vince Scheivert
JOH Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records Students Legal Reference Updated Matt Haas
JP Student Publications Students Language Updated Matt Haas
KF Distribution of Materials by School Sponsored, Governmental or Outside Organizations School/ Community Relations Language Updated Matt Haas
KFB Administration of
Surveys and Questionnaires
School/ Community Relations Language Updated Vince Scheivert
KG Community Use of
School Facilities
School/ Community Relations Language Updated Dean Tistadt
KLB Public Complaints About Learning Resources School/ Community Relations Language and Legal Reference Updated Matt Haas
LC Charter Schools
Education Agency Relations Language Updated Matt Haas

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September 24, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GBCA​ Employee Discipline Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome

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September 10, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GAE​ Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GBR Voluntary Retirement Savings Program Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GC Licensed Staff Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCJB Planning Periods Personnel Reviewed; No changes Debora Collins
GDA Acceptable/Responsible Use Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
IGAJ Driver Education Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Bernard Hairston
IGAK Equity Education Instruction Update language Bernard Hairston
JHG Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Students Update language Nick King
JO Student Records Students Update language; Update legal reference John Blair
KBA Freedom of Information Act Requests School/ Community Relations Update language Matt Haas

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August 27, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBBB Board Member Oath of Office School Board Governance
and Operations
Update legal reference John Blair
BCC School Board Clerk and Deputy Clerk School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BCG Legal Counsel to School Board School Board Governance
and Operations
Reviewed; No changes John Blair
BDC Closed Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language John Blair
BDDD Quorum School Board Governance
and Operations
Reviewed; No changes John Blair
BDDE Rules of Order School Board Governance
and Operations
Reviewed; No changes John Blair
BFE Administration in Policy Absence School Board Governance
and Operations
New Policy John Blair
CLA Reporting Acts of Violence and Substance Abuse General School Administration Update language Dean Tistadt
EFC Competitive Food Sales Support Services Update language Christina Pitsenberger
GBEB Reports of Certain Acts to School Authorities Personnel Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
IC/ID School Year/School Day Instruction Update language Matt Haas
JFC Student Conduct Students Update language Matt Haas
JFCD Weapons in School Students Update language; Update legal reference Nick King
JFCF Drugs in Schools Students Update language Nick King
JGD/JGE Student Suspension/ Expulsion Students Update language Matt Haas

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August 13, 2015

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GCJA Faculty Meetings Personnel Reviewed; No changes Debora Collins
IGBI Home Schooling Instruction Update language Debora Collins
IIAA​ Learning Resources/ Textbook Selection and Adoption Instruction Update language Debora Collins

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April 23, 2015

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBE Unexpired Term Fulfillment School Board Governance
and Operations
New Policy Jennifer Johnson
BDA Regular School Board Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
BDDH Public Participation at School Board Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BHD School Board Member Compensation and Benefits School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
CBB Appointment and Term of the Division Superintendent General School Administration Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
GCJ Licensed and Classified Staff Schedules and Overtime/Compensatory Time Compensation Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCN Performance Review Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
IGAE/IGAF Health/Physical Education Instruction Update language Debora Collins
IGAJ Driver Education Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Bernard Hairston

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March 26, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
EFA Food Purchasing Support Services Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
EFD Food Sanitation Program Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
EFE Child Nutrition Program Records and Reports Support Services Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
EGAAA Reproduction and Use
of Copyrighted Material (Non-print/Print)
Support Services Update language Vince Schievert
ET Educational Technology Foundations Support Services New Policy Vince Schievert
GAC Legal Actions by Employees Personnel Reviewed; No changes Lorna Gerome
GBBA Staff Representation on Committees and Task Forces Personnel Reviewed; No changes Lorna Gerome
GCG Licensed Staff Probation and Tenure Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
IKFB Locally Awarded Verified Credits Instruction Update language Matt Haas
INDC Religion in Schools Instruction Update language; Update legal reference John Blair

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March 12, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
EBCD Emergency Closings Support Services Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
EFB Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program Support Services Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
IGAP Student Exchange/ Travel/Study Programs Instruction Update language Debora Collins
IGBF English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) Instruction Update language Debora Collins
JFCC Student Conduct on School Vehicles Students Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
JHCDD Medication Recommendation by School Personnel Students Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
KFB Administration of Surveys and Questionnaires School/ Community Relations Update language Vince Scheivert
KO Disaster Agencies School/ Community Relations Reviewed; No Changes Dean Tistadt
LB​ Relations With Private Schools Education Agency Relations Update language; Update legal reference Chad Ratliff
LI Relations With Educational Accreditation Agencies Education Agency Relations Reviewed; No Changes Matt Haas

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February 12, 2015

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GCPA Reduction in Licensed Staff Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCPCB Recognition of Service Upon Retirement/Death Personnel Reviewed; No changes Lorna Gerome
KKA Service Animals in Public Schools School/ Community Relations Update language Kevin Kirst

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January 22, 2015

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBFA​ School Board Member Conflict of Interest School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDDE Rules of Order School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BHA Board Member Orientation School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
GCA Personnel - Definitions Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCB Licensed Staff Contracts Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCBAA Staff Salary and Salary Schedules Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCC Leave Policy Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCCBA Acceptance of Gifts Personnel Reviewed; No changes Lorna Gerome
GCI Assignment and Transfer Personnel ​Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome​
GCPCC Insurance Personnel ​Update language Lorna Gerome
INC Public Complaints About the Curriculum or Learning Resources Instruction ​Update language Debora Collins
JFG Search and Seizure Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JP Student Publications Students ​Update language; Update legal reference Debora Collins

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January 8, 2015

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BDDF​​ Voting Method School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
DM Cash in School Buildings Fiscal Management Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
EBB​ Threat Assessment
Teams
Support Services Update language Matt Haas
EIA Property Insurance Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
FA​ Building and Naming Facilities Facilities Development Update language Dean Tistadt
FEH Energy Management
and Conservation
Facilities Development Update language Dean Tistadt
GB Equal Employment Opportunity Personnel Update language Matt Haas
GBA Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation Personnel Update language Matt Haas
GCDB Conditions of Employment: Personnel Funded Through Other Than Direct Budget Personnel Update language Matt Haas
JB Equal Educational Opportunities Students Update language Matt Haas
JFHA Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation Students Update language Matt Haas
KLB Public Complaints About the Curriculum or Instructional Materials School/ Community Relations Update language Matt Haas

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December 11, 2014

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AFA Evaluation of School Board Operational Procedures Foundations
and Basic Commitments
New Policy Jennifer Johnston
CLA​ Reporting Acts of Violence and Substance Abuse General School Administration Update language Matt Haas
DJB​ Petty Cash Funds Fiscal Management Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
ECA Inventory and Reporting of Loss or Damage Support Services New policy Dean Tistadt
EEBA County-Owned Vehicles Support Services Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt
FEH Energy Management and Conservation Facilities Development Update language Dean Tistadt
GAB​ Complaints Regarding Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
IGE Adult Education Programs Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
IKH Retaking SOL Assessments Instruction New policy Bonnie Pendleton
JEC​ School Admission Students Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
JHCD Administering Medicines to Students Students Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt

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November 13, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BCF Advisory Committees to the Board School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
IKFB Locally Awarded Verified Credits Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
IL/IM Assessment/Testing/ Program Evaluation Instruction Reviewed; No changes Matt Haas
JHCF Student Wellness Students Update language Dean Tistadt

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November 6, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GAE​ Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Personnel New policy Matt Haas
GBEAB Blood Borne Contagious and Infectious Diseases Personnel Update language Leanne Knox
JFCF Drugs in Schools Students New policy Matt Haas
JHCCA Blood Borne Contagious and Infectious Diseases Students New policy Leanne Knox
JHG Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Students Update language Matt Haas

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October 23, 2014

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BDDG Minutes School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDDH Public Participation at School Board Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
GBEF Lactation Support Personnel New policy Lorna Gerome
GCQC Coverage of Schools Due to Weather and/or Emergency Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GEA​ Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records Personnel New policy Lorna Gerome
IGAG Teaching About Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco Instruction Update legal reference Matt Haas
IGBA Programs for Students with Disabilities Instruction Update language Kevin Kirst
IIA Instruction Materials Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Debora Collins
JHCC Communicable Disease Students Update language Matt Haas
JOH Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records Students Update language Vince Scheivert
KD Public Participation at Board Meetings School/ Community Relations Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
KM Relations with Community Organizations School/ Community Relations Reviewed; No changes Bernard Hairston
KMA Relations with Parent Organizations School/ Community Relations Update language Bernard Hairston

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September 11, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
EB​ Safety Program Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
EC Buildings and Grounds Management Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
EDC Authorized Use of Division-owned Equipment and Material Support Services Reviwed; No changes Dean Tistadt
IAA​ Notification of Learning Objectives Instruction Reviewed; No changes Matt Haas
IB Academic Freedom Instruction Update language Matt Haas
IC/ID School Year/School Day Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
IJ Guidance and Counseling Program Instruction Update language Matt Haas
IKA​ Parental Assistance with Instruction Instruction Reviewed; No changes Matt Haas
IKB Homework Instruction Update language Matt Haas
IKF Standards of Learning and Graduation Requirements Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JED Student Absences/ Excuses/Dismissals Students Update language Matt Haas
JFB Student Involvement in Decision-Making Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
KJ Advertising in the Schools School/ Community Relations Reviewed; No changes Dean Tistadt

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August 14, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BDD​ Electronic Participation in Meetings from Remote Locations School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDDF Voting Method School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
CMA Albemarle County School Division Annual Report Card General School Administration Update language Vince Scheivert
DP​ Non-locally Funded Programs Fiscal Management Update language Nicole Storm
EBAA Hazard Communications Support Services Update language Matt Haas
GA Employee Relations Principles Between the Board and its Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GBEA Alcohol/Drug-Free Workplace Personnel Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GBEAB Blood-Bourne Infectious Conditions Personnel Update legal reference Matt Haas
GBEC/ JFCH Tobacco-Free Schools and Grounds for Students, Staff and Community Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
GBECA Electronic Cigarettes Personnel New policy Matt Haas
GCE Part-Time and Substitute Teaching Employment Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCP Termination, Non-Renewal, and Dismissal Personnel Update language Matt Haas
JEA​ Cumpulsory Attendance Students Update language Matt Haas
JFC Student Conduct Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JFCD Weapons in School Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JGD-JGE Student Suspension/ Expulsion Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JHC Student Health Services and Requirements Students Update language Eileen Gomez
JHCC Communicable Diseases Students Update legal reference Matt Haas
JJAC Student-Athlete Concussions During Extracurricular Physical Activities Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JO Student Records Students Update legal reference John Blair
JOH Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records Students Reviewed; No changes John Blair
KF Distribution of Materials School/ Community Relations Update legal reference Matt Haas
KGB Public Conduct on School Property School/ Community Relations Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
KGC Smoking on School Premises at Public Functions School/ Community Relations Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
KQ Commercial, Promotional and, Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships School/ Community Relations Update language Dean Tistadt

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June 26, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AE​ School Division Goals and Objectives Foundations
and Basic Commitments
Update language​ Matt Haas
DA Management of Funds Fiscal Management Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
EBAB Hazard Communications Support Services Update language​ Dean Tistadt
GBE Staff Health Personnel Update language​ Lorna Gerome
GCG Licensed Staff Probation and Tenure Personnel Update language​ Matt Haas

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June 12, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GCC​ Leave Program Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCJ

Licensed and Classified Staff Schedules and Overtime/Compensatory Time Compensation

Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCQA​ Non-School Employment by Division Employees Personnel New policy Lorna Gerome
JFCJ​ Written Notification of Violation of School Policies by Students in Alternative Education Programs Students New policy Matt Haas

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May 8, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BDD​ Electronic Participation in Meetings from Remote Locations School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDDC Agenda Preparation and Dissemination School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
BG Board-Staff Communications School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BHE School Board Member Insurance School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
CBB Appointment and Term of the Division Superintendent General School Administration Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
CMA Albemarle County School Division Annual Report Card General School Administration New policy Vince Scheivert
EEA Student Transportation Services Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
EF Food Service Management Support Services Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
GA Employee Relations Principals Between the Board and its Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GABA Third-Party Complaints Against Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GBB Staff/Community Involvement in Decision Making Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCLC Payment for Advanced Degrees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
JHCA Physical Examinations of Students Students Reviewed; no changes Matt Haas
KA School-Community Relations Goals School/ Community Relations Update language Bernard Hairston

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April 10, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
ACA​ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability Foundations
and Basic Commitments
Delete policy Kevin Kirst
ACB Sexual Harassment Foundations
and Basic Commitments
Update language Matt Haas
DG Custody and Disbursement of School Funds Fiscal Management Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
DJA Purchasing Authority Fiscal Management Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
DN Disposal of Surplus Items Fiscal Management ​Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
EBAC Environmental Management Support Services Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
ECAB Vandalism Support Services Reviewed; no changes Dean Tistadt
EDC Authorized Use of Division-owned Equipment and Material Support Services Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
EI Insurance Management Support Services Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
JC School Attendance Areas Students Reviewed; no changes Matt Haas
JECB Admission of Nonpublic Students for Part-time Enrollment in Middle Schools and High Schools Students Update language Matt Haas
KF Distribution of Materials by School Sponsored, 
Governmental or Outside Organizations
School/ Community Relations ​Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
KGB Public Conduct on School Property Schoo/ Community Relations Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
KK School Visitors School/ Community Relations Update language Dean Tistadt
KL​ Public Complaints School/ Community Relations ​Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
KNB Reports of Missing Children School/ Community Relations Reviewed; no changes Matt Haas

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March 13, 2014

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBD Board Member Removal from Office School Board Governance and Operations Reviewed; no changes Jennifer Johnston
GCE Part-Time and Substitute Teaching Employment Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCPA Reduction in Licensed Staff Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCPAA Classified Employee Reduction in Force Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
JFCA​ Long-Term Teacher Removal of Students from Class Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JFH Student Complaints and Grievances Students Delete policy Matt Haas
JO Student Records Students Update language John Blair
JOH Acceptance of Electronic Signatures and Records Students New policy Vince Scheivert
KQ Commercial, Promotional, and Corporate Sponsorships and Partnerships School/ Community Relations Update language; Update legal reference Bernard Hairston

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February 27, 2014

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
JN Student Fees, Fines and Charges Students Update language Dean Tistadt

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December 12, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GBCA ​Employee Discipline Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GBL Personnel Records Students Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
JFC Student Conduct Students Update language Matt Haas
KH Gifts to School Board Members and Employees School Community Relations Update language Dean Tistadt

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November 14, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AA School Division Legal Status Foundations
and Basic Commitments
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BB School Board Legal Status School Board Governance and Operations Update language Jennifer Johnston
GBEAC Fitness for Duty Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCDA Effect of Criminal Conviction or Arrest Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
IA Instructional Goals and Objectives Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Billy Haun
IE​ Moment of Silence Instruction New policy Billy Haun
IFD Curriculum Adoption Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Billy Haun
IFE Curriculum Guides and Course Outlines Instruction Delete policy Billy Haun
IHB Class Size Instruction Updates to legal reference Billy Haun
IKG Remediation Recovery Program Instruction New policy Billy Haun
IICB/IICC Community Resource Persons/School Volunteers Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Billy Haun
JD School Census Students Delete policy John Blair
JFCB Sportmanship, Ethics and Integrity Students Update legal reference Matt Haas
JFCI Substance Abuse - Student Assistance Instruction Update language Matt Haas
JGD-JGE Student Suspension/Expulsion Instruction Update language Matt Haas
JOD Release of Student Data/Records Instruction New policy Matt Haas
LI Relations with Educational Accreditation Agencies Education Agency Relations Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas

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September 26, 2013

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BBFA School Board Member Conflict of Interest School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BCA School Board Organizational Meeting School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BCE School Board Committees School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDC Closed Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
BHB School Board Member Development School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
CBD Compensation and Benefits of the Superintendent General School Administration Update language; Update legal reference John Blair
EBBA​ First Aid/CPR Certified Personnel Support Services Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
EEAB​ School Bus Scheduling and Routing Support Services Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
EEAC School Bus Safety Program Support Services Update language; Update legal reference Dean Tistadt
GAA Personnel Policies Goals Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCI Assignment and Transfer Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GCLB Professional Development Reimbursement: Classified and Administrative Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
IGBC Title I Program Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Debora Collins
INB Teaching About Controversial Issues Instruction Reviewed; no changes Billy Haun
JHCB Student Immunizations Students Update language Matt Haas
JHCD Administering Medicines to Students Students Update language Matt Haas
JHCF Student Wellness Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas

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September 12, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GBL Personnel Records Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
GCP Termination, Non-Renewal, and Dismissal Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
GCPA Reductions in Licensed Staff Personnel Update language; Update legal reference Lorna Gerome
JFC Student Conduct Students Update language Matt Haas

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August 22, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AD Educational Philosophy Foundations 
and Basic Commitments
Update legal reference Pam Moran
BFB Board Policy Manual School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BFC Policy Adoption School Board Governance
and Operations
New policy Matt Haas
EB Safety Program Support Services Update language Dean Tistadt
GABA Third-Party Complaints Against Employees Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GBAA Harassment Personnel Delete policy Lorna Gerome
GCBAA Staff Salary and Salary Schedules Personnel Update language Lorna Gerome
GDQ School Bus Drivers Personnel New policy Dean Tistadt
JC School Attendance Areas Students Update language Matt Haas
JFC Student Conduct Students Update language Matt Haas

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August 8, 2013

Policy​ Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
AC​ Nondiscrimination Foundations
and Basic Commitments
Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
BDD Electronic Participation in Meetings from Remote Locations School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
CF School Building Administration General School Administration Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
CH Policy Implementation General School Administration Update language Matt Haas
DJ Purchasing Fiscal Management Reviewed; no changes Josh Davis
DLC Expense Reimbursements Fiscal Management Update language; Update legal reference Josh Davis
EA Support Services Goals Support Services Update legal reference Josh Davis
EBCB Safety Drills Support Services Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
IGBA Programs for Students with Disabilities Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Kevin Kirst
IGBE Remedial and Summer Instruction Program Instruction Update language Billy Haun
IGBG Homebound Instruction Instruction Update language Billy Haun
IKFB Locally Awarded Verified Credits Instruction Update language; Update legal reference Billy Haun
JEB Entrance Age/Admission of Persons Not of School Age Students Reviewed; no changes Matt Haas
JECA Admission of Homeless Children Students Update language; Update legal reference Josh Davis
JED Student Absences/ Excuses/Dismissals Students Update language Matt Haas
JFCE Gang Activity or Association Students Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
JL Fund Raising and Solicitations Students Update language Josh Davis

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May 9, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
BA Board Member Authority & Duties School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BB School Board Legal Status School Board Governance
and Operations
New policy Jennifer Johnston
BCB School Board Officers School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language Jennifer Johnston
BDCA Calling and Certifying Closed Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
New policy Jennifer Johnston
BDDA Notification of School Board Meetings School Board Governance
and Operations
Update language; Update legal reference Jennifer Johnston
CF School Building Administration General School Administration Update language; Update legal reference Matt Haas
FB Facilities Planning Facilities Development Update language Josh Davis
GBA / JFHA Prohibition Against Harassment and Retaliation Personnel & Students Change policy name; Incorporate guidance from recent Dear Colleague Letters issued by the Office for Civil Rights, opinion from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA); Update legal reference; Update cross references Matt Haas
Lorna Gerome

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April 25, 2013

Policy Title Section(s) Summary of Change(s) Contact
GB / JB ​Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy for Employees and Students ​Personnel; Students Incorporate guidance from recent Dear Colleague Letters issued by the Office for Civil Rights, opinion from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA); Make changes to complaint procedure for consistency with procedures in associated policies; Update legal reference; Add and update cross references Matt Haas
Lorna Gerome

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