Policy 1810 – Community Agencies and Schools Relations

Programs offered by community agencies that affect the curriculum and/or finances of the District need School Board approval.  All such programs shall have the endorsement of the Superintendent of Schools prior to recommendation to the Board.

When District funding is not required, and there is no affect on the curriculum, the Superintendent/designee shall assume responsibility for final approval and endorsement of community agency programs.

LEGAL REF.:  Wisconsin Statutes

  • Sections 120.13 [Board power to do all things reasonable for the cause of education]
  • 120.13(19) [Board power; community programs]
  • 120.13(24) [Board power; contracts with other government units]
  • 120.13(26) [Board power; contracts with private education services]
  • 120.13(26r) [Board power; contracts for mental health and developmental disabilities services]


  • 1330, Facilities Use
  • 1510, Advertising/Promotions
  • 1520, Notification of Materials and Literature to Students
  • 6570, Before and/or After-School Child Care Programs


AFFIRMED: December 28, 1990


  • February 25, 2003
  • December 19, 2006

Rule 1810 – Community Agencies and Schools Relations

  1. Except as noted below, the community agency shall submit a completed program proposal with all appendices at least two weeks prior to anticipated need to the Office of the Superintendent. Each proposal shall address the following areas:
    1. Involvement in the schools
    2. Involvement with the students as to when and by whom
    3. Referral procedure for student involvement
    4. Qualifications of personnel involved with students
    5. Parent notification and involvement
    6. How the program will be evaluated
    7. How the proposal relates to other community agencies/institutions
  2. The proposal will be distributed to the appropriate office and a letter of support for the Superintendent of School’s endorsement, if approved, will be prepared. The Superintendent will receive the entire proposal with the prepared letter of support for his/her signature or rejection.
  3. Community agencies are encouraged to submit proposals for programs that affect the curriculum and/or finances of the District by February 1st of each year to support the District’s budgetary planning. The community agency shall submit a written program proposal to the Office of School Leadership for dissemination and endorsement as identified above. The program proposal shall be submitted to the School Board with the Superintendent’s recommendation for action.