Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

3170A - SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Any professional staff member whose physical characteristics, appearance, behavior, or breath odor suggest to a supervisor that s/he may be under the influence of alcohol shall be requested to take a breathalyzer test at the local police station. The professional staff member shall be taken to the station by a supervisor.

Should the professional staff member refuse to take such a test or should the results of the test be positive, s/he shall be disciplined for conduct unbecoming a professional staff member by the Superintendent.

Should a supervisor determine from the physical aspects, appearance, or behavior of a professional staff member that s/he might be under the influence of other drugs, said professional staff member shall be immediately taken to a local health facility for further diagnosis. Should the professional staff member refuse or be found to be under the influence of drugs, s/he shall be disciplined by the Superintendent for conduct unbecoming a professional staff member, and his/her case immediately referred to the Board for disposition.