HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Staff must be aware of the imbalance of power that exists in relationships between staff and students. Staff is responsible for appropriate and professional conduct in all settings and in all forms of communication, including but not limited to, verbal communication/speech, written communication, electronic communication, physical gestures, motions or other forms of interaction. It is the staff member’s responsibility to terminate any relationship that may be inappropriate. The staff of the Hamilton Wenham Regional School District must understand that the adherence to this Anti-Fraternization Policy is a condition of employment. Failure to adhere to the requirements of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
Adopted: December 19, 2013