Policy is a set of broad written guidelines created by the board of education to chart your school district’s course of action. Policy is your school board’s single most important function.
Your board policy can also help you address equity in your district. As part of its ongoing commitment to equity, NYSSBA has created the following sample policy materials on Equity, Inclusivity, and Diversity in Education for school districts, available at no charge:
For additional guidance and support, NYSSBA can help your district develop policies that promote effective governance, efficient administration and educational excellence – with these four policy services:
NYSSBA also provides these resources:
- Policy Index
- List of Legally Required Policies
- Annual Notification Requirements
For a copy of the annual notification requirements as an excel document, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, your NYSSBA membership gives you the following at no charge:
- Sample policies including
- Expert guidance
NYSSBA Policy Services are provided to you by expert consultants with more than 35 years’ combined experience. For more information, contact our NYSSBA Policy Services Team at 800.342.3360 or via email at email@example.com