Policies & Notifications

The district is required by to adopt policies related to many aspects of school operations and state and federal law. It is also required to provide notifications related to a variety of topics and policies. Please use this page as a resource for the areas listed below.

Board of Education Policies

The Board of Education is the policy making body for the school district. Board of Education policies are statements that that provide guidance and direction to school employees regarding many matters ranging from student issues to finance. Board of Education Policy Manual

Student Conduct, Expectations, Bullying and Harassment

Health, Safety, and Facilities

Privacy, Student and Family Rights, Academic Information

Standard Workday Resolution

As required by the New York State and Local Retirement System, the school district is posting the Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution for Elected and Appointed Officials.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Board of Education is committed to providing an educational and working environment that promotes respect, dignity and equality. Board policy prohibits all acts of discrimination, harassment and bullying (including cyberbullying), as well as retaliation, by anyone on school property or at school functions. Acts of discrimination, harassment, hazing bullying or retaliatory behavior should be reported to any staff member, administrator, or the Title VII/Title IX Officer (Director of Student and Staff Support Services Deborah Marriott) at (518) 377-4666, ext. 50740, or dmarriott@niskyschools.org. Inquiries concerning policies regarding harassment and discrimination should also be directed toward the Title VII/Title IX Officer. Copies of the Board of Education policies are available in the District Office at 1239 Van Antwerp Road, in all school main offices, and online in the Board of Education Policy Manual.