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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Volunteers Assisting as Coach - 5631

Code: 5631

Adopted: 9/24/1987

Last Revised Date: 1/18/2006

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It is permissible for schools to utilize the services of volunteers to assist the employed head coach in an authorized program, provided that

  1. The volunteer will be responsible to the head coach and must always remain under the direct supervision of a regular employed member of the coaching staff, both during practices and games.
  2. Volunteers shall abide by the regulations of the school District and uphold all District Regulations relating to athletics. Volunteers and coaches must also support and abide by applicable rules and regulations published by the respective leagues with which the district/school is affiliated and those published by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA), including its Mission Statement, Statement of Purpose and Goals, and Coaching Code of Conduct.
  3. Volunteers are utilized to fulfill a particular need at a particular time and are not guaranteed future employment as a coach in this District, nor does their acceptance as a volunteer for one year imply acceptance in a future season.
  4. No District or ASB funds may be expended for volunteers to coach, in lieu of salary or salary related expenses.
  5. All volunteers must complete the district Volunteer Checklist/Agreement (Form 5630F), which includes completion of the Issaquah School District Volunteer Request for Background Information form and the Washington State Patrol background check, prior to beginning any volunteer activity.

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Legal References:

  • RCW 43.43.830-840 Washington State Criminal Code - Records
  • WAC 446-20-285 Employment — Conviction Records