PCSSD - 7.14 Use of District Cell Phones and Computers

7.14 Use of District Cell Phones and Computers

Board members, staff, and students shall not be given cell phones or computers for any purpose other than their specific use associated with school business. School employees who use a school issued cell phones and/or computers for non-school purposes, except as permitted by District policy, shall be subject to discipline, up to and including termination. School employees may be issued District cell phones if their position requires the employee be available at all times for work related emergencies or the employee be available to speak with others on school related business when the employee is away from the office. Employees issued cell phones for such purposes may use the phone for personal use on an “as needed” basis.

Students who use school-issued cell phones and/or computers for non-school purposes, except as permitted by the District’s Internet/computer use policy, shall be subject to discipline, up to and including suspension or expulsion.

All employees are forbidden from using school-issued cell phones while driving any vehicle at any time. Violation may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

 

 

Cross References:

  • 3.34—Certified Personnel Cell Phone Use
  • 4.47— Possession and Use of Cell Phones, Beepers, Etc.
  • 8.25— Classified Personnel Cell Phone Use

Legal References: 

  • IRC § 132(d)
  • IRC § 274(d)
  • IRC § 280F(d)(4)
  • IRS Publication 15 B

Date Adopted:  11/14/17