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6.46 Political Activities of Employees

6.46 Political Activities of Employees

Chapter 6.00: Personnel

6.46

POLITICAL ACTIVITIES OF EMPLOYEES

POLICY

I. School Board employees shall not solicit support of any political candidate, partisan, or non- partisan during regular work hours.

II. A School Board employee who offers himself/herself as a candidate for public office shall notify the Superintendent immediately upon qualifying for election. He/she shall conduct his/her campaign so as not to interfere with his/her responsibilities.

A. Personal leave without pay may be taken during the campaign period.

B. Such candidate shall adhere strictly to Florida Statutes governing political activity on the part of public officials and public employees.

C. A successful candidate for an office requiring a part-time responsibility shall report immediately to the Superintendent after the election and thereafter when deemed necessary by the Superintendent or School Board to evaluate the compatibility of the dual responsibility and the need for personal leave without pay.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1012.22, 1012.23, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 104.31, 106.15, 1001.43, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s):

Formerly: D-23

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