The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.
 

4211 - WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION

Employees shall be honest and ethical in their conduct and comply with applicable State and Federal law, Board policies and administrative procedures. Support staff members shall report to their immediate supervisors any violation or suspected violation of any Federal, State or local law, policy, regulation committed by any employee, or agent of an agency or independent contractor doing business with the Board, which creates and presents a substantial or specific danger to the public's health, safety, or welfare. Additionally, pursuant to State law, support staff members shall report any act or suspected act of gross mismanagement, malfeasance, misfeasance, gross waste of public funds, suspected or actual Medicaid fraud or abuse, or gross neglect of duty committed by an employee, or agent of an agency or independent contractor doing business with the Board.

Pursuant to Policy 0157, the Board’s Inspector General is designated to receive whistleblower complaints. If the complaint concerns the conduct of the Inspector General, it should be filed with the Superintendent.

F.S. 112.3187, 112.3189