North Carolina - Professional Development for Bullying Prevention: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.

North Carolina General Statutes 115C-407.16. Policy against bullying or harassing behavior.

(e) Information regarding the local policy against bullying or harassing behavior shall be incorporated into a school's employee training program.

(f) To the extent funds are appropriated for these purposes, a local school administrative unit shall, by March 1, 2010, provide training on the local policy to school employees and volunteers who have significant contact with students.

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