Sylvania City School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Board of Education directs the Superintendent to promulgate the following guidelines so that staff members may avoid situations in which their personal interests, activities, and associations may conflict with the interests of the District. If such situations threaten a staff member's effectiveness within the School System, the Board reserves the right to evaluate the impact of such interest, activity, or association upon a staff member's responsibilities.

Staff members should not give work time to outside interest, activity, or association without valid reason to be excused from assigned duties.

Staff members shall not use school property or school time to solicit or accept customers for private enterprises without written administrative permission.

Staff members shall not engage in business transactions on behalf of private enterprises in which s/he may profit by virtue of his/her official position or authority or benefit financially from confidential information which the staff member has obtained or may obtain by reason of his/her position or authority.

Staff members shall not campaign on school property during school time in behalf of any political issue or candidate for local, State, or National office.

Staff members should avoid conduct which, could have an adverse or harmful effect upon the school community.

Staff members should refrain from expressions that would disrupt harmony among their co-workers or interfere with the maintenance of discipline by school officials.

R.C. 3313.20