Policy

Policies are important documents that govern the operation of the Durham Catholic District School Board. You can search for our policies below.

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  • Policy
    • 100 -BUSINESS AND FINANCE
      • Advocacy and Advertising Expenses (PO106)
      • Broader Public Sector Procurement and Expense Directives (PO109)
      • Hospitality Expenses (PO107)
      • Investment of Board Funds (PO108)
      • Purchasing of Goods and Services (PO102)
      • School Generated Funds (PO104)
      • Travel Expenses (PO103)
      • Use of Corporate Credit Cards and/or Purchase Cards (PO105)
    • 200 - GOVERNANCE
      • Blessings, Openings and Anniversaries (PO202)
      • Board Award of Merit (PO209)
      • Catholic School Councils and Parent Involvement Committee (PO211)
      • Electronic Meetings (PO205)
      • Equity and Inclusive Education (PO216)
        • Religious Accommodation (AP216-2)
      • Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (PO201)
      • Honoraria for Board Members (PO213)
      • Naming of Catholic Schools and Buildings (PO203)
      • Policy Development and Implementation (PO210)
      • Public Delegations (PO219)
      • Student Trustees (PO215)
      • Trustee Expenses (PO217)
    • 300 - HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
      • Appointment to Positions of Academic Responsibility (PO325)
      • Attendance of Board Employees at Conventions, Conferences & Seminars (PO319)
      • Criminal Record Checks and Offence Declarations (PO314)
      • Director of Education Performance Appraisal (PO327)
      • Disability Management (PO312)
      • Employee Attendance Support (PO321)
      • Employee Conflict of Interest (PO317)
      • Employee Development and Performance Appraisal (PO302)
      • Employee Family and Assistance Program (EFAP) (PO304)
      • Employees Running for, and/or Elected to Public Office (PO301)
      • Occupational Health and Safety (PO318)
      • Principal/Vice-Principal Performance Appraisal (PO323)
      • Staffing (PO328)
      • Supervisory Officer Performance Appraisal (PO326)
      • Teacher Development and Appraisal (PO315)
      • Workplace Harassment and Workplace Sexual Harassment (PO320)
      • Workplace Violence (PO324)
    • 400 - OPERATIONS
      • Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technology (PO431)
      • Accessibility (PO434)
        • Customer Service Accessibility Standards (AP434-1)
        • Notice of Disruption of Service (AP434-2)
        • Use of Assistive Devices by the General Public (AP434-3)
        • Use of Support Person by the General Public (AP434-4)
        • Monitoring and Feedback on Accessible Customer Service (AP434-5)
        • Use of Service Animals by General Public (AP434-6)
        • Accessible Information and Communications (AP434-8)
        • Accessible Employment (AP434-9)
        • Accessible Student Transportation (AP434-10)
      • Admission to Schools (PO410)
        • Admission of Students (AP410-1)
      • Advertising, Announcements, Posting and Distribution of Materials (PO421)
      • Alternative Arrangements for School Facilities (PO411)
      • Apparel Purchases and Fair Labour Practices (PO422)
      • Communications (PO440)
      • Community Concern Protocol (PO443)
      • Community Planning and Partnerships (PO435)
        • Community Planning and Partnerships (AP435-1)
      • Community Use of Schools (PO412)
        • Community Use of Schools (AP412-1)
      • Control of Keys to Board Owned Buildings (PO403)
      • Copyright (PO439)
      • Data Access and Management (PO427)
      • Disease Management and Prevention (PO408)
      • Emergency Preparedness (PO414)
        • Emergency Evacuation of Students Requiring Specialized Assistance (AP414-10)
      • Exceptions to School Attendance Areas (PO428)
        • Exceptions to School Attendance Areas (AP428-1)
      • Flying and Displaying Flags (PO424)
      • Healthy Food and Beverage (PO419)
        • Healthy Food and Beverage (AP419-1)
      • Mobile Devices Acceptable Use (PO442)
      • Ontario Student Record (OSR) (PO418)
      • Opening or Closing Exercises (PO417)
      • Partnerships with External Agencies (PO438)
        • Partnerships with External Agencies (AP438-1)
      • Pediculosis Management (PO425)
      • Public and Stakeholder Consultation (PO426)
      • Pupil Accommodation Review (PO430)
        • Pupil Accommodation Review (AP430-1)
      • Religious and Patriotic Furnishings in Schools (PO405)
      • School Attendance Area (PO415)
      • School Level Fundraising (PO416)
      • School Playground Equipment (PO406)
      • Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment (PO407)
      • Social Media (PO441)
      • Sponsorship for Board and School Activities and Events (PO423)
      • Student Fees for Learning Materials and Activities (PO445)
      • Student Transportation (PO429)
      • Use of Board and School Equipment and Materials (PO420)
      • Video Surveillance Systems (PO432)
      • Volunteers in Schools (PO413)
    • 500 - TEACHING AND LEARNING
      • Catholic Curriculum and Education (PO517)
        • Catholic Curriculum and Education (AP517-1)
        • Family Life Education and the Fully Alive Program (AP517-2)
      • E-Learning (PO520)
      • Environmental Education (PO523)
      • Extra-Curricular Activities - Elementary and Secondary (PO507)
      • First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Framework (PO516)
      • French Language Program Exemption or Transfer (PO521)
      • Growing Success - Student Assessment (PO518)
      • Home Schooling (PO510)
      • Live Work (PO519)
      • Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition Program (PO514)
      • Science Classroom Waste Material Handling and Disposal (PO522)
      • Selection of a Learning Resource (PO508)
      • Student Excursions and/or Exchanges for Educational Purposes (PO512)
      • Supervised Alternative Learning (SAL) (PO513)
    • 600 - STUDENT CONDUCT AND SAFETY
      • Access to School Premises (PO604)
      • Bullying Prevention and Intervention (PO612)
      • Code of Conduct (PO610)
        • Code of Conduct (AP610-1)
      • Concussion Management (PO614)
        • Concussion Management (AP614-1)
      • Student Attendance (PO613)
      • Student Discipline (PO611)
      • Student Protection (PO607)
      • Supporting Children and Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy) in Schools (PO601)
    • 800 - STUDENT SERVICES
      • Educational Research in Schools (PO802)
        • Educational Research in Schools (AP802-1)
      • Health Support Services in School Settings (PO800)
      • Home Instruction (Medical Reasons) (PO801)
      • Inclusion (PO804)
      • Student Use of Guide Dogs and Service Animals (PO805)
        • Student Use of Guide Dogs and Service Animals (AP805-1)

Document Results List

324 Workplace Violence

Subject: 300 - HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
Title: 324 Workplace Violence
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Summary: 324 Workplace Violence

438-1 Partnerships with External Agencies

Subject: Partnerships with External Agencies (AP438-1)
Title: 438-1 Partnerships with External Agencies
Date: Friday, December 8, 2017
Summary: Partnerships with External Agencies

601 - Supporting Children and Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy) in Schools

Subject: 600 - STUDENT CONDUCT AND SAFETY
Title: 601 - Supporting Children and Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy) in Schools
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Summary: Supporting Children and Students with Prevalent Medical Conditions (Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, and/or Epilepsy) in Schools

Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technology - Policy

Subject: Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technology (PO431)
Title: Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technology - Policy
Number: PO431
Summary: Acceptable Use of Information and Communication Technology

Access to School Premises - Policy

Subject: Access to School Premises (PO604)
Title: Access to School Premises - Policy
Summary: Access to School Premises

Accessibility - Policy

Subject: Accessibility (PO434)
Title: Accessibility - Policy
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Number: PO434
Summary: Accessibility

Accessible Student Transportation

Subject: Accessible Student Transportation (AP434-10)
Title: Accessible Student Transportation
Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Summary: Accessible Student Transportation

Admission of Students - Administrative Procedure

Subject: Admission of Students (AP410-1)
Title: Admission of Students - Administrative Procedure
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Summary: Admission of Students - Administrative Procedure

Admission to Schools - Policy

Subject: Admission to Schools (PO410)
Title: Admission to Schools - Policy
Number: PO410
Summary: Admission to Schools

Advertising, Announcements, Posting and Distribution of Materials - Policy

Subject: Advertising, Announcements, Posting and Distribution of Materials (PO421)
Title: Advertising, Announcements, Posting and Distribution of Materials - Policy
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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