2231 Policy

Diocesan Board of Education
Diocese of Belleville

Policy 2231

ADMINISTRATION

Catholic School Board of Education Membership

It is the policy of the Diocesan School Board of Education that employees and immediate family members of parish and school employees are ineligible to hold local Catholic school board membership or even be nominated for local Catholic school board membership. Immediate family members are defined as spouse, children, parents, and in-laws in kind.

A substitute teacher is not considered an employee of the school or parish. A person who has substituted in the parish school is eligible for local Catholic school board membership. It is recommended that the board member limit the times of substitution so as to avoid the appearance of a conflict while a member of the local school board.

Immediate family members of school board members are ineligible to hold local Catholic school board membership or even be nominated for local Catholic school board membership. School board members and immediate family members of school board members shall also refrain from providing paid services or contracting for services to the school so as to avoid a conflict of interest.

Adopted: January 27, 1993

Revised: September 21, 2010


The Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton

Bishop of Belleville

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