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5252 Staff Participation in Political Activities

The Board recognizes the right of its employees, as citizens, to engage in political activities. A staff member may seek an elective office, provided that the staff member does not campaign on school property during working hours. In the event the staff member is elected to office, the employee may request a leave of absence in accordance with the leave policies of the district or the provisions of the applicable labor agreement for the employee. 

All district employees shall comply with the Public Disclosure Commission’s guidelines for school districts in election campaigns. 

The Superintendent is authorized to establish procedures which specify the condition under which a staff member can participate in political activities.