Personnel Certified/Non Certified
The Board of Education recognizes and respects the First Amendment Rights of its employees and acknowledges that its employees have the right to speak out on matters of public concern through any and all media, including social media. The Board of Education also recognizes that inappropriate content authored by employees can interfere with the educational process. Therefore, West Hartford Public school employees who engage in any public communication, including social media, should be aware that any use which interferes with the educational mission of the district, breaches confidentiality obligations of school district employees, or harms the goodwill and reputation of the school district in the community is not acceptable.
Policy Presented: June 1, 2010
Adopted: September 7, 2010