Policy 401

General Personnel Policy Statement

The Board establishes, through these personnel policies, conditions that will attract and retain the most qualified personnel for all positions–people who will devote themselves to the education and welfare of Elkhorn Public Schools students.

In the personnel policies the following definitions shall apply:

Certificated Staff – All teachers, administrators, directors, coordinators, guidance counselors, school psychologists, and all other staff members who are required by law to have a Nebraska teaching or administrator’s certificate or a professional license to perform their assigned duties.

Support Staff -All teacher assistants, secretaries, clerical staff members, custodians, maintenance staff, drivers and all other positions that do not fall within the definition of certificated employee.

Personnel policies shall include communication channels through which all persons or groups affected may voice their opinion, as well as procedures for the resolution of professional and ethical problems.

To keep personnel policies and corresponding administrative regulations effective, the Superintendent is directed to establish the procedures needed.

Approved: July 13, 1992
Revised: August 12, 1996
Revised: April 11, 2005