Policies and Regulations

Monterey County Office of Education

Leadership, Support and Service to Prepare All Students for Success

Dr. Deneen Guss, County Superintendent of Schools

Policies and Regulations

A list of MCOE Policies and Regulations sorted by Code.
CodeNameBoard Policy / BylawExhibitSupt. PolicyAdmin. Reg.
0000 - Philosophy, Goals, Objectives, Comprehensive Plans
0000Mission and VisionBP0000   
0100Board PhilosophyBP0100   
0200Goals for the Monterey County Office of EducationBP0200   
0410Nondiscrimination in Programs and ActivitiesBP0410   
0420.4Charter School AuthorizationBP0420.4E0420.4 AR0420.4
0420.41Charter School OversightBP0420.41E0420.41  
0420.42Charter School RenewalBP0420.42   
0420.43Charter School RevocationBP0420.43   
0420.44Appeal of District Decisions Regarding Charter SchoolsBP0420.44
0440Technology PlanBP0440   
0445Use of County Office of Education Computers, Software, and Related EquipmentBP0445   
0450Comprehensive School Safety PlanBP0450  AR0450
0460Local Control and Accountability PlanBP0460  AR0460
0470COVID-19 Mitigation PlanBP0470
0510School Accountability Report CardBP0510   
1000 - Community Relations
1100Communication with the PublicBP1100   
1112Media RelationsBP1112   AR1112
1150Commendations and AwardsBP1150   
1160Political AdvocacyBP1160   
1240Volunteer AssistanceBP1240   
1312.2Complaints Concerning Instructional MaterialsBP1312.2E1312.2 AR1312.2
1312.3Uniform Complaint ProceduresBP1312.3E1312.3 AR1312.3
1312.4Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures BP1312.4E1312.4 AR1312.4
1322Procedures for Fund Raising ActivitiesBP1322E1322  AR1322 
1330Use of FacilitiesBP1330   
1340Access to Public RecordsBP1340   
1431Waivers Requiring State Board of Education ActionBP1431   
1500County Committee on School District OrganizationBP1500E1500  
1500.1County Committee Funding for ProjectsBP1500.1   
1710Procedures for Considering Requests from Outside Agencies for SupportBP1710   
2000 - Administration
2000Concepts and RolesBP2000   
2110Duties of the County Superintendent of SchoolsBP2110   
2210Employee Salaries and Retirement BenefitsBP2210   
2220Designation or Revocation of Appointment of Deputy SuperintendentSP2220
2240Creation and Promulgation of Administrative Regulations   AR2240
3000 - Business and Non-Instructional Operations
3000Concepts and RolesBP3000   
3100Budget Development, Adoption and RevisionsBP3100   
3105Monitoring Monterey County Office of Education FinancesBP3105   
3110Transfer of FundsBP3110   
3111Deferred Maintenance FundsBP3111   
3220.1Lottery FundsBP3220.1   
3230Federal Grant FundsBP3230AR3230
3270Sale or Other Disposition of Surplus Personal PropertyBP3270   
3280Real Property Sale or LeaseBP3280   
3281Real Property ExchangeBP3281   
3283Repairs to Real PropertyBP3283   
3290Gifts and Bequests to the County Office of EducationBP3290   
3300Expenditures for Supplies, Services and Equipment PurchasesBP3300   
3311.1Informal Bidding Procedures for Public Works ProjectsBP3311.1   
3320Claims and Actions Against the Monterey County Office of EducationBP3320   
3350Conferences and TravelBP3350 E3350 AR3350
3350.1Non-Travel Business MealsE3350.1AR3350.1
3350.2Meal Reimbursement for Same Day TravelAR3350.2
3355Report to Board on Conferences, Meetings, and Workshop AttendanceBP3355   
3460Financial Reports and AccountabilityBP3460   
3470Debt Issuance and ManagementBP3470
3511Energy and Water ManagementBP3511   
3513.1Employee Use of Cell Phone


3513.3Tobacco-Free Schools and WorkplaceBP3513.3   
3514Environmental SafetyBP3514AR3514
3515Campus SecurityBP3515E3515
3516Emergency and Disaster Preparedness PlanBP3516AR3516
3516.1Fire Drills and FiresAR3516.1
3516.2Bomb ThreatsAR3516.2
3516.3Earthquake Emergency Procedure SystemAR3516.3
3516.5Emergency SchedulesBP3516.5
3517Facilities InspectionBP3517  AR3517 
3530Risk Management and InsuranceBP3530   
3543Transportation Safety and EmergenciesAR3543
3552Summer Meal ProgramSP3552AR3552
3553Free and Reduced-Price MealsBP3553  AR3553
3580Records Retention and DispositionBP3580  AR3580
3580.1Electronic Document Retention and Archiving   AR3580.1
3600ConsultantsBP3600  AR3600
4000 - Personnel - General
4000Concepts and Roles  SP4000 
4010Conflict of InterestBP4010


4020Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace  SP4020 
4030Nondiscrimination in Employment  SP4030AR4030
4031Complaints Concerning Discrimination in Employment   AR4031
4032Reasonable AccommodationAR4032
4033Lactation Accommodation  SP4033 
4035Children of Employees in the Workforce   AR4035
4040Employee Use of Technology  SP4040AR4040
4100 - Personnel - Certificated
4100Certificated Personnel  SP4100 
4111Recruitment and Selection - Certificated  SP4111 
4111.2Legal Status Requirement  SP4111.2AR4111.2
4112Appointment and Conditions of EmploymentAR4112
4112.1Employee ContractsAR4112.1
4112.4Health Examinations  SP4112.4AR4112.4
4112.61Employment References SP4112.61
4112.8Employment of Relatives  SP4112.8 
4115Evaluation/Supervision  SP4115 
4117.2Resignation  SP4117.2 
4119.1Civil and Legal Rights  SP4119.1 
4119.11Sexual Harassment  SP4119.11AR4119.11
4119.25Political Activities of Employees  SP4119.25AR4119.25
4119.41Employees with Infectious Diseases  SP4119.41 
4119.42Exposure Control Plan for Blood-Borne Pathogens  SP4119.42AR4119.42
4119.43Universal Precautions  SP4119.43AR4119.43
4144Complaints  SP4144AR4144 
4157Employee Safety  SP4157AR4157
4158Employee Security  SP4158 
4200 - Personnel - Classified
4200Classified Personnel  SP4200 
4211.2Legal Status Requirement  SP4211.2AR4211.2
4212.4Health Examinations  SP4212.4AR4212.4
4212.61Employment References SP4212.61
4212.8Employment of Relatives  SP4212.8 
4215Evaluation/Supervision  SP4215 
4217.2Resignation  SP4217.2 
4219.1Civil and Legal Rights  SP4219.1 
4219.11Sexual Harassment  SP4219.11AR4219.11
4219.25Political Activities of Employees  SP4219.25 AR4219.25
4219.41Employees with Infectious Diseases  SP4219.41 
4219.42Exposure Control Plan for Blood-Borne Pathogens  SP4219.42AR4219.42
4219.43Universal Precautions  SP4219.43AR4219.43
4257Employee Safety  SP4257AR4257
4258Employee Security  SP4258 
4261.12Paid Sick Leave - Short-Term and Substitute Employees  SP4261.12 
4300 - Personnel - Management/Confidential
4300Management, Supervisory and Confidential Personnel  SP4300 
4302Positive Work Calendar   AR4302
4311Recruitment and Selection - Management  SP4311 
4311.2Legal Status Requirement  SP4311.2AR4311.2
4312.4Health Examinations  SP4312.4AR4312.4
4312.61Employment References SP4312.61
4312.8Employment of Relatives  SP4312.8 
4315Evaluation/Supervision  SP4315 
4316Classified Management and Confidential Probationary PeriodSP4316
4317.2Resignation  SP4317.2 
4319.1Civil and Legal Rights  SP4319.1 
4319.11Sexual Harassment  SP4319.11AR4319.11
4319.25Political Activities of Employees  SP4319.25AR4319.25
4319.41Employees with Infectious Diseases  SP4319.41 
4319.42Exposure Control Plan for Blood-Borne Pathogens  SP4319.42AR4319.42
4319.43Universal Precautions and Infection Control  SP4319.43AR4319.43
4322Health & Welfare Benefits Upon Retirement   AR4322
4352Salary Placement and Advancement   AR4352
4357Employee Safety  SP4357AR4357
4358Employee Security  SP4358 
4361Catastrophic Leave E4361  AR4361
5000 - Students
5000Concepts and Roles Regarding Student ProgramsBP5000   
5020Parental Rights and ResponsibilitiesBP5020  AR5020
5022Student and Family Privacy RightsBP5022  AR5022
5030Student WellnessBP5030   
5112.2Exclusions from Attendance (Health Standards)   AR5112.2
5113Absences and ExcusesBP5113  AR5113
5113.2Work PermitsBP5113.2AR5113.2
5117.1Interdistrict Attendance Appeals (English)BP5117.1E5117.1  
5117.1Interdistrict Attendance Appeals (Spanish)BP5117.1E5117.1  
5125Student RecordsBP5125  AR5125
5125.1Release of Directory InformationBP5125.1E5125.1 AR5125.1
5130.1Field Trips E5130.1
5131Student ConductBP5131  AR5131
5131.1Student Conduct in VehiclesBP5131.1   
5131.2BullyingBP5131.2  AR5131.2
5131.41Use of Seclusion and RestraintAR5131.41
5131.55Respect for Rights to Property and PrivacyBP5131.55  AR5131.55
5131.6Alcohol and Other DrugsBP5131.6  AR5131.6
5131.62TobaccoBP5131.62  AR5131.62
5131.7Weapons and Dangerous InstrumentsBP5131.7  AR5131.7
5132School-Wide Dress CodeBP5132  AR5132
5137Positive School ClimateBP5137
5141.21Administering Medication and Monitoring Health ConditionsBP5141.21
5141.4Child Abuse Prevention and ReportingBP5141.4E5141.4 AR5141.4
5141.5Mental HealthBP5141.5
5141.52Suicide PreventionBP5141.52  AR5141.52
5142Student SafetyBP5142  AR5142
5144Student DisciplineBP5144  AR5144
5144.15Notice to Teachers Regarding Students Whose Actions are Grounds for Suspension or ExpulsionBP5144.15  AR5144.15
5144.3Pupil Expulsion Appeals (English)BP5144.3E5144.3  
5144.3Pupil Expulsion Appeals (Spanish)BP5144.3E5144.3  
5145.11Arrest and Interrogation of StudentsBP5145.11  AR5145.11
5145.12Searches on School PremisesBP5145.12  AR5145.12
5145.13Response to Immigration EnforcementBP5145.13  AR5145.13
5145.2Freedom of Speech/Expression   AR5145.2
5145.3Nondiscrimination HarassmentBP5145.3   
5145.6Parental NotificationBP5145.6   
5145.7Student Sexual HarassmentBP5145.7 E5145.7 AR5145.7
5145.9Hate-Motivated BehaviorBP5145.9   
5146Married/Pregnant/Parenting StudentsBP5146   
5147Dropout PreventionBP5147   
5148.3Preschool/Early Childhood EducationBP5148.3AR5148.3
6000 - Instruction
6011Academic StandardsBP6011   
6015Gender Equality in Programs and ActivitiesBP6015   
6020Parent Involvement BP6020  AR6020
6020.1Parent Involvement (Title I Schools)  AR6020.1
6115Ceremonies and ObservancesBP6115  AR6115
6141.2Recognition of Religious Beliefs and CustomsBP6141.2  AR6141.2
6142.1Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention InstructionBP6142.1  AR6142.1
6142.92Mathematics InstructionsBP6142.92   
6143Courses of Study for Court & Community SchoolsBP6143  AR6143
6144Controversial IssuesBP6144
6146.1High School Graduation RequirementsBP6146.1  AR6146.1
6146.2Certificate of Proficiency: High School EquivalencyBP6146.2  AR6146.2
6146.4Differential Grad and Competency Standards for Special Education StudentsBP6146.4   
6152.1Placement in Mathematics CoursesBP6152.1   
6155Credit by ExaminationBP6155  AR6155
6158Independent StudyBP6158  AR6158
6158.1Independent Study for 2021-22BP6158.1AR6158.1
6161Equipment, Books and MaterialsBP6161   
6161.1Selection and Evaluation of Instructional MaterialsBP6161.1  AR6161.1
6161.11Supplementary Instructional MaterialsBP6161.11   
6161.15Use of the Monterey County Office of Education Instructional Cablecasting and Broadcasting FacilitiesBP6161.15   
6162.52High School Exit ExaminationBP6162.52  AR6162.52
6162.6Use of Copyrighted MaterialsBP6162.6  AR6162.6
6163.4Student Use of TechnologyBP6163.4 E6163.4 AR6163.4
6164.6Identification and Education Under Section 504BP6164.6  AR6164.6
6170.1Transitional KindergartenBP6170.1
6171Title I ProgramsBP6171   
6172.1Concurrent Enrollment in College ClassesBP6172.1  AR6172.1
6173Education for Homeless YouthBP6173  AR6173
6173.1Education for Foster YouthBP6173.1   
6174English LearnersBP6174   
6177Summer Learning ProgramBP6177
6181Alternative SchoolsBP6181   
6186Juvenile Court SchoolsBP6186  AR6186
7000 - Facilities
7160Charter School FacilitiesBP7160   
7310Naming of FacilitiesBP7310   
9000 - Board Bylaws
9000Role of the BoardBB9000 E9000  
9001Source of Board's AuthorityBB9001   
9005Governance StandardsBB9005   
9005.3Principles of EthicsBB9005.3   
9005.5Code of EthicsBB9005.5   
9010Public StatementsBB9010E9010  
9011Disclosure of Confidential/Privileged InformationBB9011   
9012County Board Member Electronic CommunicationsBB9012   
9100Annual Organizational MeetingBB9100E9100  
9110Terms of OfficeBB9110   
9120.5Emeritus Status for Board MembersBB9120.5   
9121Officers of the County BoardBB9121   
9124Obtaining Legal ServicesBB9124   
9130Board CommitteesBB9130   
9140Board RepresentativesBB9140   
9200Limits of County Board Member AuthorityBB9200   
9220County Board ElectionsBB9220   
9220.3Trustee AreasBB9220.3   
9222.1County Board Member AbsencesBB9222.1   
9223Filling County Board VacanciesBB9223   
9224Oath or AffirmationBB9224   
9230Orientation for New Board MembersBB9230   
9240Board TrainingBB9240   
9245Training and Assistance for Board Members in Use of Computers and Electronic CommunicationBB9245   
9250Compensation for Board MembersBB9250 E9250  
9260Legal ProtectionBB9260   
9270Conflict of InterestBB9270 E9270  
9280Commendatory Board ResolutionsBB9280   
9295Board Member Requests for Information and ReportsBB9295   
9310Board Policies and BylawsBB9310   
9320Board Meetings and NoticesBB9320   
9321Closed SessionsBB9321 E9321  
9322Board Meeting AgendaBB9322   
9322.5Board ProtocolsBB9322.5   
9323Meeting ConductBB9323   
9323.2Actions by the County Board


9324Minutes and Recordings of Board MeetingsBB9324   
9400Board Self EvaluationBB9400   
9500Setting the Superintendent's SalaryBB9500   


Dr. Deneen Guss

County Superintendent
Phone: 831.784.4244

Cindy Dunn

Assistant to the County Superintendent
Phone: 831.784.4244

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