Policies

Comprised of representatives from its component school districts, Questar III’s active Board of Education oversees the BOCES services, programs, curriculum, finances and other policies. These policies direct Questar III in general management, procedures, governance, and guide the organization in its course to achieve its goals.

 

Chapter 1 – Board of Cooperative Educational Services

  • 1-100 Mission Statement
  • 1-102 The Board of Cooperative Educational Services
  • 1-104 Purpose and Role of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services
  • 1-106 Responsibilities of the Board
  • 1-108 Operations of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services
  • 1-110 District Superintendent
  • 1-112 Code of Ethics

 

Chapter 2 – Administration

  • 2-102 Questar III Records (Regulations & Form)
  • 2-104 Protecting Intellectual Property (Regulations)
  • 2-106 Compliance with Copyright Law (Regulations)
  • Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act
  • 2-108 Compliance Policies for Insured Group Health Plans
  • 2-109 Compliance Policies for Self-Insured Group Health Plans
  • 2-110 Program Evaluations

 

Chapter 3 – Students

  • 3-106 Student Records (Regulations & Notice to Parents, Sample Letter)
  • 3-110 Drug Free Workplace
  • 3-112 Prohibition of Smoking and Other Tobacco Use on Questar III Property
  • 3-114 Attendance
  • 3-116 Suspected Child Abuse and Maltreatment
  • 3-117 Suspected Child Abuse in an Educational Setting
  • 3-118 Questar III Rensselaer County Smoking & Tobacco Use / Enforcement Policy
  • 3-120 Schooll Lunch
  • 3-122 AIDS Policy
  • 3-124 Gifted and Talented
  • 3-126 Time Out Rooms Policy
  • 3-128 Anaphylaxis Policy
  • 3-130 Prohibition of Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Other Unlawful Harassment of Students
  • 3-132 Concussion Policy

 

Chapter 4 – Instruction

  • 4-102 Field Trips
  • 4-104 Animals in Questar Facilities
  • 4-106 Transportation of Students

 

Chapter 5 – Employees

  • 5-100 Tenure Policy
  • 5-102 Obtaining Permanent Status – Civil Service Employees
  • 5-104 Probationary Periods
  • 5-106 Teacher Mentor Program
  • 5-108 Conditional or Emergency Conditional Appointed Employees and School Safety
  • 5-110 Protocols for Internships and Student Teaching Assignments
  • 5-112 Defense and Indemnification of Officers and Employees
  • 5-114 Prohibition of Discrimination, Sexual and Other Unlawful Harassment of Employees, Non-Employees and Interns
  • 5-116 Retiree Health Insurance
  • 5-118 Employees Previously Retired Under a Public Retirement System
  • 5-120 Benefits for Non-Represented Employees
    • 5-120R Tuition Reimbursement Administrative Regulations
  • 5-122 Family and Medical Leave Act
  • 5-124 Staff Recruitment and Retention
  • 5-126 Hiring Substitute Employees
  • 5-128 Hiring Temporary Employees
  • 5-130 Outside Work

 

Chapter 6 – Fiscal Management

  • 6-100 Accounting Policy
  • 6-102 Purchasing Policy
  • 6-103 Internal Claims Auditor
  • 6-104 Audit Committee
  • 6-106 Conferences and Business Related Travel (Regulations)
  • 6-108 Issuance and Use of Credit Cards
  • 6-110 Cell Phone Policy (Regulations, Form, Agreement)
  • 6-112 Personal Automobile Business Mileage Reimbursement Policy
  • 6-114 Meals and Refreshments at Questar III Sponsored Events and Activities
  • 6-116 Adult Vocational Education Programs (Regulations)
  • 6-120 Extraclassroom Activity Fund Policy (Regulations, Form)
  • 6-122 Gifts & Donations Policy
  • 6-124 Fundraising Activities (Regulations, Form)
  • 6-128 Personal Property Accountability
  • 6-130 Investment Policy
  • 6-132 Identity Theft
  • 6-134 Financial Aid Code of Conduct
  • 6-136 Medicaid Compliance and Prevention of Medicaid Fraud, Waste and Abuse

 

Chapter 7 – Facilities and Safety

  • 7-100 Project SAVE School Safety Plans
  • 7-102 Project SAVE Code of Conduct Policy
  • 7-200 Student Dismissal Precautions
  • 7-202 Community Use of School Facilities
  • 7-204 Authorize Certain Individuals to Ride as Passengers on School Buses with Pupils
  • 7-206 Alcohol and Drug Testing for Certain Transportation Employees
  • 7-208 Computer Network Acceptable Use & Internet Safety
  • 7-209 Internet Safety Policy
  • 7-210 Data Classification And Management
  • 7-211 Information Security, Breach, and Notification
  • 7-213 Social Media
  • 7-300 Opioid Overdose Prevention
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