PERSONNEL POLICIES GOALS

The goal of the employment policies and practices of the Alleghany County School Board is to promote the employment and retention of highly qualified personnel to effectively serve the educational needs of students.

 

No employee, contractor or agent of the Alleghany County School Board may assist a school board employee, contractor or agent in obtaining a new job, apart from the routine transmission of administrative and personnel files, if the employee, contractor or agent knows, or has probable cause to believe, that such school employee, contractor or agent engaged in sexual misconduct regarding a minor or student in violation of law. This prohibition does not apply if the information giving rise to probable cause

1.    A. has been properly reported to a law enforcement agency with jurisdiction

over the alleged misconduct and

B. has been properly reported to any other authorities as required by federal

or state law, including title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.) and the regulations implementing it and

2. A. the matter has been officially closed or the prosecutor or police with

jurisdiction over the alleged misconduct has investigated the allegations

and notified school officials that there is insufficient information to

establish probable cause that the school employee, contractor or agent

engaged in sexual misconduct regarding a minor in violation of law;

B. the school employee, contractor or agent has been charged with, and

acquitted or otherwise exonerated of the alleged misconduct; or

C. the case or investigation remains open and there have been no charges

filed against, or indictment of, the school employee, contractor or agent within 4 years of the date on which the information was reported to a law enforcement agency.

 

Adopted: June 24, 2019

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Legal Ref.: 20 U.S.C. 7926.

 

Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, 22.1-79.8, 22.1-295.

 

Cross Refs.: AC Nondiscrimination

GAE Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

GB Equal Employment Opportunity/Nondiscrimination

GBL Personnel Records

GBN Staff Hiring Procedure