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400 : Personnel

The District is in the process of reviewing and renumbering the policies to align with the Iowa Association of School Boards. Some policies have not yet been updated. If you are looking for a policy, please contact JD Mitchell at 515.268.6660 or joshua.mitchell@ames.k12.ia.us for assistance. Policies in bold are required policies.

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
400 – Role of and Guiding Principles for Employees  January 28, 2019

Employee and Internal Relations

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
401.1 – Equal Opportunity Employment  April 11, 2016
401.2 – Conflicts of Interest  January 12, 2015
401.3 – Nepotism  January 28, 2019
401.4 – Employee Complaints March 27, 2017  
401.5 – Employee Records 

January 12, 2015

401.6 – Limitations to Employment References February 22, 2021 
401.7 – Employee Travel and Compensation January 28, 2019 
401.8 – Recognition for Service of Employees  January 28, 2019 
401.9 – Employee Political Activity  January 28, 2019 
401.10 – Credit/Procurement Cards February 25, 2019
401.12 – Employee Use of Cell Phones  February 5, 2007 
401.13 – Staff Technology Use / Social Networking February 8, 2021 

Employees and Outside Relations  

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
402.1 – Release of Credit Information January 28, 2019 
402.2 – Child Abuse Reporting February 8, 2021
402.3 – Abuse of Students by Employees  May 11, 2015
402.4 – Gifts to Employees  February 24, 2014
402.6 – Employee Outside Employment January 28, 2019

Employees Health and Well Being 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
403.1 – Employee Physical Examinations January 11, 2016
403.2 – Workers Compensation Insurance May 11, 2015
403.3 – Communicable Diseases October 26, 2020
403.4 – Hazardous Chemical Disclosure January 28, 2019
403.5 – Substance Free Workplace May 11, 2015
403.6 – Drug and Alcohol Testing January 26, 2015

Licensed Employees – General 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
405.2 – Certified Staff Hiring November 23, 2015
405.8 – Licensed Employee Evaluation October 7, 2019

Licensed Employees – Termination of Employment

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
407.1 – Certified Staff Resignations  March 26, 2018
407.3 – Administrator – Licensed – Certified Staff Retirement October 7, 2019
407.4 – Certified Staff Suspension and Dismissal  October 7, 2019

Licensed Employee – Professional Growth 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
408.1 – Certified Staff Professional Development  May 8, 2017
Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
410.1 – Certified Staff Substitutes May 8, 2017
410.1.A – Teacher Lesson Plans February 19, 2018
410.5 – Substitute Teacher Compensation January 26, 2015

Classified Employee  – General 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
411.2 – Support Staff Hiring November 23, 2015
411.5 – Support Staff Assignments and Transfers December 19, 2016
411.7 – Classified Employee Evaluation October 7, 2019
411.9 – Support Staff Substitutes June 4, 2018

Classified Employee  – Compensation and Benefits 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
412.1 – Support Staff Contracts and Compensation October 12, 2020
412.3 – Support Staff Fringe Benefits June 6, 2016

Classified Employee Termination of Employment 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
413.2 – Administrator – Licensed – Certified Staff Retirement October 7, 2019
413.3 – Support Staff Suspension and Dismissal  February 10, 2014
413.5 – Support Staff Reductions February 11, 2013

Classified Employee Vacations and Leave of Absences 

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
414.1 – Classified Employee Vacations, Holidays, Personal Leave October 12, 2020
414.2 – Support Staff Leaves and Absences November 9, 2020

Other Personnel

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
415.1 – Student Teachers, Practicums and Internships  June 4, 2018

 

Current Policies in the Old Numbering Format Not Listed Above

All Employees

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
401.10 – Searches January 26, 2015
401.17 – Use of District Materials and Equipment  March 27, 2017
401.18 – Printing & Duplicating February 24, 2014

Certified Staff

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
403.4 – Certified Staff Visits and Conferences November 23, 2015

Support Staff

Policy Number and Title Date Last Reviewed 
404.9 – Support Staff Professional Development Opportunities December 19, 2016
404.10 – Support Staff Supervision   February 11, 2013
404.12 – Support Staff Positions January 25, 2016
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