All school system personnel shall maintain a professional, ethical relationship with students and refrain from improper fraternization or undue familiarity with students. Teachers and staff members shall not engage in dating and/or sexual conduct with students.
It is the responsibility of the Principal of each school to emphasize the requirements of this policy and to provide appropriate follow-up on any complaint or evidence of failure to follow the policy and related regulations.
(cf. 4118.112/4218.112 – Sexual Harassment)
(cf. 4118.23/4218.23 – Conduct)
(cf. 5141.4 – Child Abuse/Neglect)
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes
10-53a-71 Sexual assault in the second degree: Class C or B felony.
10-151 Employment of teachers. Definitions. Notice and hearing on failure to renew or termination of contract. Appeal.
Policy Adopted: June 14, 2005
Hamden Public Schools Hamden, Connecticut