Policy 409.03

Certificated Employee Publication or Creation of Materials

Certificated employees are encouraged to contribute professional articles to local, state and national educational organizations, seminars and education related organizations. As a matter of professional ethics, all such articles should be submitted to the superintendent in the event the district, its personnel or programs are mentioned in the articles.

Materials created by certificated employees and the financial gain there from shall be the property of the school district if school materials and time were used in their creation or such materials were created in the scope of the certificated employee’s employment. The certificated employee must seek prior written approval of the superintendent concerning such activities.

Cross Reference:
402.03 Employee Conflict of Interest
607.04 Student Production of Materials and Services

Approved: July 13, 1992
Revised: February 13, 2006