Regulations Manual

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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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Reimbursement for Travel and Work Related Expenses - 6214

Code: 6214

Adopted: 8/27/1987

Last Revised Date: 9/4/2015

Related Procedures:

The District shall reimburse reasonable and necessary expenses of a school director, administrator or staff member incurred in the course of performing services for the District in accordance with the approval and reimbursement procedures of the District. The District will not provide reimbursements to non-District employees such as parents, volunteers and students except in cases where the parent is acting as a District approved chaperone for a trip not covered by advanced travel funds.

For purposes of this Regulation, travel expense includes amounts paid for use of personal automobiles, other transportation, and expenses for meals, lodging and related items that are necessary while in the conduct of official business of the District. Reimbursement is permitted for gratuities (not exceeding customary percentages for the cost of meals) as well as for reasonable amounts for such services as baggage handling, when the costs are incurred while the individual is engaged in District business or other approved travel.

Reimbursement for travel expenses shall be made pursuant to the federal internal revenue code and internal revenue service regulations.

The superintendent or superintendent’s designee may file a claim on behalf of others. The Superintendent shall prepare a procedure for the administration of travel and the payment of properly documented expenses.

Cross References:


Legal References:

  • RCW 28A.320.050 Reimbursement of expenses of directors, superintendents, other School representatives, and superintendent candidates — Advancing anticipated expenses
  • RCW 42.24.090 Municipal corporations and political subdivisions — Reimbursement claims by officers and employees
  • Ch. 3, pages 10-11 School Accounting Manual State Auditor Bulletin 301-III (D) Employee Travel Expenses