Morgan Hill USD | BP 4258 Personnel
The Governing Board desires to provide a safe and orderly work environment for all employees. As part of the district's comprehensive safety plan, the Superintendent or designee shall develop strategies for protecting employees from potentially dangerous persons and situations and for providing them with necessary assistance and support when emergency situations occur.
(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)
(cf. 3515 - Campus Security)
(cf. 5131.4 - Student Disturbances)
Any employee against whom violence or any threat of violence has been directed in the workplace shall notify the Superintendent or designee immediately. The Superintendent or designee shall initiate legal and security measures to protect the employee and others in the workplace. In addition, the Superintendent or designee may initiate legal proceedings against any individual to recover damages for injury caused by the willful misconduct of that individual to the person or property of an employee or another person on district premises.
(cf. 3320 - Claims and Actions Against the District)
(cf. 3515.4 - Recovery for Property Loss or Damage)
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that employees are trained in crisis prevention and intervention techniques in order to protect themselves and students. Staff development may include training in classroom management, effective communication techniques, and crisis resolution.
(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)
(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)
(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)
The Superintendent or designee also shall ensure that employees are informed, in accordance with law, of crimes and offenses committed by students who may pose a danger in the classroom.
The Superintendent or designee may make available at appropriate locations, including, but not limited to, district and school offices, gyms, and classrooms, communication devices that would enable two-way communication with law enforcement and others when emergencies occur.
(cf. 5141 - Health Care and Emergencies)
35208 Liability insurance
35213 Reimbursement for loss, destruction or damage of school property
44014 Report of assault by pupil against school employee
44807 Duty concerning conduct of students
48201 Transfer of student records
49079 Notification to teacher; student who has engaged in acts re: grounds suspension or expulsion
51.7 Freedom from violence or intimidation
CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
527.8 Workplace violence safety
3543.2 Scope of representation
71 Threatening public officers and employees and school officials
241.3 Assault against school bus drivers
241.6 Assault on school employee includes board member
243.3 Battery against school bus drivers
243.6 Battery against school employee includes board member
245.5 Assault with deadly weapon; school employee includes board member
290 Registration of sex offenders
601 Trespass by person making credible threat
12403.7 Weapons approved for self defense
WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODE
827 Juvenile court proceedings; reports; confidentiality
828.1 District police or security department, disclosure of juvenile records
City of San Jose v. William Garbett, (2010) 190 Cal. App. 4th 526
California Department of Education, Safe Schools and Violence Prevention Office: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ss
Policy MORGAN HILL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: November 13, 2012 Morgan Hill, California