Policy GBI

A. Generally
No employee shall accept gratuities, gifts or fees that might appear to impair professional judgment, or shall offer any advantage, service, or article of value to obtain special advantage.

B. Gifts by Students
The school board discourages students from giving gifts to members of the staff. The board recommends that students and parents who wish to express high regard for a staff member’s efforts use notes and letters of appreciation.

C. Gifts from Public Monies
Public monies may not be used to purchase gifts of any kind. Awards of recognition are not considered gifts.

Adopted: February 18, 2014

Legal Refs.:

Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, §§ 22.1-70, 22.1-78.