Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Policy
SECTION: PERSONNEL CODE: D8
TITLE: ALCOHOL AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Workplace means the site for the performance of work for the School District, including any school building or any school premises and any school-owned vehicle or any other school-approved vehicle used to transport students to and from school or school activities. It also includes off school property during any school-sponsored or school-approved activity, event or function such as a field trip or athletic event, where students are under the jurisdiction of the District.
As a condition of employment, each employee must abide by the terms of the School District policy respecting an alcohol and drug free workplace.
An employee who violates the terms of this policy may be asked to satisfactorily complete an alcohol or drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved by the Board. In addition, an employee who violates the terms of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action may include, but is not limited to, non-renewal, suspension or termination at the discretion of the Board.
The Superintendent will establish an alcohol and drug-free awareness program in the District to include information on the dangers of drug abuse in the workplace, the District's policy on an alcohol and drug-free workplace and any alcohol or drug counseling available to employees as well as any available rehabilitation and employee assistance programs..
A copy of this policy will be given by the Superintendent or his or her designee to each District employee.
The Superintendent or his or her designee will conduct a biennial review of the District's student and employee drug prevention programs as required by the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1994. The review will determine the effectiveness of the prevention programs and the consistency of the enforcement of disciplinary sanctions. Following each review, required changes will be implemented.