FILE:  GAMI

Cf:  EBC, JCDAE

 

EMPLOYEE USE OF ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES

 

 

Caldwell Parish School Board employees may possess an electronic telecommunication device in any elementary, middle, or high school building, or on the grounds thereof or in any school bus used to transport public school students, but must not have them turned on or use them during instructional time, or while on duty, or in the presence of students, except in an emergency.  An emergency is defined as an actual or imminent threat to public health or safety, which may result in loss of life, injury, or property damage.  Furthermore, camera phones with video and/or still photography capabilities, voice-recording capabilities, or future technological improvements and/or still equivalent equipment may not be used unless authorized by the school principal or his/her designee.  A violation of these provisions may be grounds for disciplinary actions, including but not limited to, dismissal of the employee.

 

EMPLOYEE CELLULAR PHONE USE

 

The use of cellular telephones by Caldwell Parish School Board Personnel during normal working hours on a school campus must be approved by the principal of that campus.  Except as noted, the use of cellular telephones by Caldwell Parish School Board Personnel during instructional time shall be strictly prohibited.  A violation of these provisions may be grounds for disciplinary actions, including but not limited to, dismissal of the employee.

 

EMPLOYER PROVIDED CELLULAR PHONES

 

Usage of Board provided cell phones by employees shall be monitored by the Board.  Employees shall be required to reimburse the School Board for personal use of cell phones at a rate approved by the Board.

 

 

Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:81, 17:239

Board minutes, 7-12-05, 10-4-05

 

Caldwell Parish School Board