At AACPS, we believe students deserves a safe, supportive, and
orderly learning environment. AACPS encourages appropriate behaviors by teaching,
guiding, directing, and providing opportunities for new
learning to occur. Opportunities are created for students to
practice and succeed in making responsible and effective
choices in order to reach their academic potential and
contribute to the school community.
AACPS strives to assist students to achieve at the highest possible level
by maintaining a safe and orderly learning
environment in our schools.
The Office of Safe and Orderly Schools
provides and oversees the process for dealing with
serious infractions as well as offering support
programs for both students and parents in dealing
with these issues.
Specifically, Safe and Orderly Schools provides assistance in:
Investigating all cases of serious student misbehavior in which the school principal is requesting an extended suspension or expulsion.
Assuring equitable and consistent enforcement of polices and regulations according to the school systemís Code of Student Conduct.
Providing consultative services to administrators, staff, parents, and Central Office personnel regarding matters of student safety and discipline.
Ensuring parent, student, and community collaboration on all department efforts to promote academic achievement and safe and orderly environments.
Support Programs for students and
Assisting in the
Safe and Orderly Schools works closely with the Division of
Alternative Education and the
Division of Student Services to meet mutual goals.
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