The Superintendent shall be authorized to issue cell phones to administrators, bus operators, and St. John the Baptist School Board members.  The care and condition of the cell phone shall be the responsibility of the administrator, bus operator, and School Board member.  If the cell phone is damaged or lost, the administrator, bus operator, or School Board member shall replace or fix the cell phone.




Each administrator, bus operator, and School Board member issued a School Board cell phone shall sign an agreement authorizing usage, which shall include, but not be limited to the following:


  1. Direct two-way communication shall be used, if available, before phone use.

  2. All calls shall be business related unless an emergency.

  3. All cell phones shall have a monthly limit on minutes, which is dependent on the plan that the Board has at the time.

  4. If an administrator or School Board member goes over his/her allotted minutes, the administrator or School Board member shall allow the School Board to deduct the overage from his/her monthly payroll.

  5. If the cell phone is not being used for purposes assigned, the Superintendent shall have the authority to confiscate the phone.


Revised:  August, 2005


Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง17:81

Board minutes, 4-13-05, 6-16-05


St. John the Baptist Parish School Board