Regulations Manual

Alterations for the 2021-22 school year

Some of the regulations may not be in effect as written given current guidance and/or emergency rules from the state legislature, OSPI, the State Board of Education and other governing bodies. Please see our Returning to School 2021-22 FAQ page for more information on practices that may be altered at this time.

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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Collective Bargaining - 5020

Code: 5020

Adopted: 11/10/2011

Last Revised Date: 1/1/2016

The Districts encourages and will strive to promote a good and fair working relationship among the District staff. The District recognizes the right of public staff to join labor organizations, and to be represented by such organizations in the negotiation of such matters and according to such procedures as may be required by law or agreement of the parties. The District will engage in collective bargaining with the properly designated bargaining units and will abide by collective bargaining agreements reached with such properly designated bargaining units.

The chief negotiator representing the District will be appointed by the superintendent. The chief negotiator will advise and inform the Board regarding the negotiation’s progress. Any agreements reached by the chief negotiator shall not be binding upon the Board until formally approved by the board.

Cross References:


Legal References:

  • RCW 41.56.060 Determination of bargaining unit — Bargaining representative
  • RCW 41.59.070 Election to ascertain exclusive bargaining representative, when — Run-off election — Decertification election