Regulations Manual

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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised.

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Career and Technical Education - 2170

Code: 2170

Adopted: 9/13/1997

Last Revised Date: 7/8/2011

Related Procedures:

The District will provide a program of Career and Technical Education to assist students in the making of informed and meaningful educational and career choices; and to prepare students for post-secondary options. The Career and Technical Education program supports basic academic and life skills, enables achievement of high academic standards, incorporates leadership training, provides options for high skill development and high-wage employment preparation, and includes pathways toward advanced and continuing education courses. The program and its courses will be included as part of the regular curriculum of the District. The district’s Career and Technical Education program is a planned series of courses and learning experiences that begins with exploration of career options.

The District will establish local Career and Technical Advisory Committees to assist in the design and delivery of the District’s Career and Technical Education program. Committees will advise the District on current labor market needs and the programs necessary to meet those needs. The District’s Career and Technical Education program will be related to employment demands, current and future, and to the needs and interests of students.

The Board will annually review and approve the District plan for the design and delivery of its career and technical education program. The plan will ensure academic rigor, align with education reform, establish program performance targets, address the skill gaps of Washington’s economy and provide opportunities for dual credit.

The Superintendent will develop procedures, which will insure that all programs and courses are operated in conformity with the District's plan for Career and Technical Education. Additionally, the Superintendent will seek and utilize all available state and federal sources of revenue for the financial support of Career and Technical Education in the District.



Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.150.500 Educational agencies offering vocational educational programs — Local advisory committees — Advice on current job needs
  • RCW 28A.700 Secondary career and technical education
  • RCW 28A.230.130 Program to help students meet minimum entrance requirements at baccalaureate-granting institutions or to pursue career or other opportunities — Exceptions

Management Resources:

  • Policy News, February 2009 Career and Technical Education Programs