Visitor Code of Conduct Policy
Troy Community Consolidated School District 30C expects mutual respect, civility, and orderly conduct among all people on school property or at a school event. No person on school property or at a school event (including visitors, students, and employees) shall perform any of the following acts:
- Strike, injure, threaten, harass, or intimidate a staff member, a Board member, sports official or coach, or any other person- including but not limited to communication via phone, social media, in person and/or in written form.
- Behave in an unsportsmanlike manner, or use vulgar or obscene language.
- Unless specifically permitted by State law, possess a weapon, any object that can reasonably be considered a weapon or looks like a weapon, or any dangerous device.
- Damage or threaten to damage another’s property.
- Damage or deface school property.
- Violate any Illinois law, or town or county ordinance.
- Smoke or otherwise use tobacco products.
- Distribute, consume, use, possess, or be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or illegal drug; be present when the person’s alcohol or illegal drug consumption is detectible, regardless of when and/ or where the use occurred.
- Use or possess medical cannabis- outside of the rules and regulations of Ashley’s Law
- Impede, delay, disrupt, or otherwise interfere with any school activity or function (including using cellular phones in a disruptive manner).
- Enter upon any portion of school premises at any time for purposes other than those that are lawful and authorized by the Board.
- Operate a motor vehicle: (a) in a risky manner, (b) in excess of 15 miles per hour, or (c) in violation of an authorized District employee’s directive.
- Engage in any risky behavior, including roller-blading, roller-skating, or skateboarding.
- Violate other District policies or regulations, or a directive from an authorized security officer or District employee.
- Engage in any conduct that interferes with, disrupts, or adversely affects the District or a School function.
Any staff member may request identification from any person on school property; refusal to provide such information is a criminal act. The Building Principal or designee shall seek the immediate removal of any person who refuses to provide requested identification.
Any person who engages in conduct prohibited by this policy may be ejected from school property. The person is also subject to being denied admission to school events or meetings for up to one calendar year.
Procedures to Deny Future Admission to School Events or Meetings:
Before any person may be denied admission to school events or meetings as provided in this policy, the person has a right to a hearing before the Board. The Superintendent may refuse the person admission pending such hearing. The Superintendent or designee must provide the person with a hearing notice, delivered or sent by certified mail with return receipt requested, at least 10 days before the Board hearing date. The hearing notice must contain:
- The date, time, and place of the Board hearing;
- A description of the prohibited conduct;
- The proposed time period that admission to school events will be denied; and
- Instructions on how to waive a hearing.
Board of Education Policy 8:30 Adopted January 18, 2017 Adapted April 9, 2019 Adopted May 20, 2020