Abuse of Students by School District Employees

Physical or sexual abuse of students, including inappropriate and intentional sexual behavior, by employees will not be tolerated. The definition of employees for the purpose of this policy includes not only those who work for pay but also those who are volunteers of the school district under the direction and control of the school district. Employees found in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including discharge. The school district will respond promptly to allegations of abuse of students by school district employees by investigating or arranging for the investigation of all allegations. The processing of a complaint or allegation will be handled confidentially to the maximum extent possible. Employees are required to assist in the investigation when requested to provide information and to maintain the confidentiality of the reporting and investigation process. The school district has appointed a Level I Investigator and Alternate Level I Investigator. The school district has also arranged for a trained, experienced professional to serve as the Level II investigator. The Level I Investigator for the elementary and middle school is Jason Halverson, PK-8 Principal, 563-532-9365. The Level I Investigator for the high school is Brennan Williams, 9-12 Principal, 563-562-3226. The Alternate Level I Investigators are E/MS Guidance Counselor, Mary Kleve or HS Guidance Counselor Connie Euans. Please contact the appropriate person to share your concerns.