ERIC Number: ED377569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
How To Handle Staff Misconduct: A Step-by-Step Guide.
Lawrence, C. Edward; Vachon, Myra K.
This guidebook provides a general overview of procedures that may be followed in staff misconduct situations. Following the preface and introduction, part 1 contains four chapters that present information on general misconduct procedures, serious misconduct requiring immediate suspension, the presentation of a case at a hearing, and misconduct charge statements. Part 2 contains nine chapters that deal specifically with the following situations: sexually related misconduct; controlled substances; theft and fraud; misconduct outside the school setting; abusive, insulting, or profane language; corporal punishment; insubordination; neglect of duty; and tardiness. The book includes examples of standards of acceptable conduct for staff members, an allegation-of-misconduct report form, diagrams of the human body, the misconduct setting, major points of a letter of reprimand dealing with each of the above-mentioned situations, a progressive discipline log, charts showing examples of misconduct, and an index. (LMI)
Descriptors: Dismissal (Personnel), Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Problems, Personnel Management, Personnel Policy, School Personnel, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Discipline, Teacher Dismissal
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 ($29.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A