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OUR GUIDE TO PROFESSIONALISM, PRACTICE & SUCCESS


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Professional Expectation and Practice: “Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education.� - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. mustnotifythefrontofficeprior COMMUNICATION Treatourschoolasamirror toleavingcampus. Theprofessionalexpectationis totheworkworld.Teachers thatallstudentswilluse

ATTENDANCE

andstaffvalueyoureffortsin class;studentsvaluetheir educationwithinourschool. Demonstratethesevaluesby displayingresponsiblebehavior.

multipleformsofcommunication accuratelyandefficiently. AttheCenterforAdvanced Learning,wehaveveryhigh expectationsforeverystudent.

Ifyouhavebeenabsent,ensure yourfamilyisawareofthe absencethroughanotefrom home,aphonecallfroma parent,orviaemail.Besure

WhileatCAL,userespectful speech.Thisincludesstudent tostudent,studenttostaff,and stafftostaff.Allinteraction shouldbefreeofdiscrimination,

ATTIRE thatallimportantinformation, Itisyourresponsibilityto suchasname,date,etc.,are includedinthecommunique. arriveatschoolneat,clean,and Instructionwillprogresswhen appropriatelydressed.Business youaregone.Besuretoask casualindicatesthatyouhave teachersformissingassignments.onslacksorskirtsthatareno  shorterthantheknee.Collared Createstudyteamswithyour shirtsandblouseswithsleeves colleagues/classmatestogather missingnotesorproject information. Administrationreservesthe righttodeterminethefinal approvalforexcusedabsences. Oregonlawallowsstudentsto missnomorethan(5)days

areacceptable.Undergarments mustnotberevealedor displayed. Anyclothingwithreferences toillegalsubstances,gangs,

profanity,orexcessiveslang. violence,orofasexualnature Uselanguageandvocabularythat arenotpermitted. fitsindustryguidelinesandshows Allstaffreservestherightto duringanythree-monthperiod. thatyouarearticulateand Asarequirementfromthestate,determineanyinappropriate gracious. CALmusthaveevidenceofany clothingorshoes.Approved Whenusingemailto absencewithin(3)days.Ifa CALclothingwillbesubstituted communicate,suchastonotify orastudentmaycontactfamily patternofabsencesand/or teachersofanabsenceor fordeliveryofappropriate tardiesisrevealed,astudent notifyingateammember clothing. mayloosetheopportunityto regardingaproject,check Duetothenatureofour attendCAL. spellingandgrammarfor programs,suchasHealth Ifitisnecessarytoleave accuracy. SciencesandManufacturing, thecampus,aparent/guardian Professionalsdisplayapositive permissionisrequiredinwriting. specificattireisnecessaryand attitudethroughoutaday, mustbewornwhileatschool Homeschoolactivitiesare despitechallengeswithinthat exemptfromparentalpermission; and/oratworksites. day.Asarepresentativeof however,itistheresponsibility CAL,itisexpectedthatevery ofthestudenttonotifytheir studentwilldemonstratea teachersandtoobtainany favorableeffect. missedassignment.Students


Professional Expectation and Practice: “Dress for success. Image is very important. People judge you by the way you look on the outside.” - Brian Tracy AtCAL,weprideourselvesinconsistentlyexpressingourfashionsensewithintheconfinesof whatprofessionalismlookslikeintheworkplace.Thoughweareaschoolpartofourmission istopreparestudentsforthecareerenvironment.OvertheyearsatCAL,staffandstudents haveestablishedadresscode.Adresscodeorpolicyallowsstaffandstudentstowork comfortablyinthisworkplacewithoutdistraction.OurstudentsandtheCALdresscodehas consistentlyimpressedallthosewhohavevisitedourschool.Projectinganimagethatis professionalinbothmannerandvisuallyisimportantinmaintainingourpositivereputationand opportunitiesaffordedourstudentstoworkorinterninavarietyofcompanies. ThoughthestandardofdressatCALisbusinesscasual,notallcasualclothingissuitablefor theoffice.TheguidelinesbelowwillhelpyoudeterminewhatisappropriatetoweartoCAL. Clothingthatworkswellforthebeach,yardwork,danceclubs,exercisesessions,andsports contestsisnotappropriateforaprofessionalappearance.Clothingthatrevealstoomuch cleavage,yourback,yourchest,yourfeet,yourstomachoryourunderwearisnotappropriate foraplaceofbusinessorschool,eveninabusinesscasualsetting. Eveninabusinesscasualworkenvironment,clothingshouldbepressedandneverwrinkled. Torn,dirty,orfrayedclothingisunacceptable.Allseamsmustbefinished.Anyclothingthat haswords,terms,orpicturesthatmaybeoffensivetootheremployeesisunacceptable.CAL, specifichomehighschoolorschoolsportsteam,orcollege/universitygearisencouragedon Fridays.

GUIDE TO BUSINESS CASUAL FOR WORK & SCHOOL Thisisageneraloverviewofappropriatebusinesscasual attire.Itemsthatarenotappropriatefortheofficeare listed,too.Neitherlistisall-inclusiveandbothareopen tochange.Theliststellyouwhatisgenerallyacceptable asbusinesscasualattireandwhatisgenerallynot acceptableasbusinesscasualattire. Nodresscodecancoverallcontingenciessostudentsmust exertacertainamountofjudgmentintheirchoiceof clothingtoweartoworkandtoschool.Ifyouexperience uncertaintyaboutacceptable,professionalbusinesscausal attireforworkorforCAL,pleaseaskstaff.

SLACKS, PANTS, AND JEANS SlacksthataresimilartoDockersandothermakersofcotton orcotton-blendmaterialpants,woolpants,dressycapris,clean andpressedbootcut,flare,orstraight-legorskinnyJeans madeofjeanmaterials(no“jeggings”),and“nicelooking”dress cotton-orwool-blendpantsareacceptable.Inappropriateslacks orpantsincludesweatpants,exercisepants,Bermudashorts, shortshorts,shorts,biboveralls,leggings,andanyspandexor otherform-fittingpantssuchaspeoplewearforbikingor yoga.


Professional Expectation and Practice: “Dress how you want to be addressed.”

- Bianca Frazier

SHIRTS, TOPS, BLOUSES, AND JACKETS Casualshirts,dressshirts,sweaters,tops,golf-typeshirts,and turtlenecksareacceptableattireforworkoratCAL.Mostsuit jacketsorsportjacketsarealsoacceptableattirefortheoffice oratCAL,iftheyviolatenoneofthelistedguidelines. Inappropriateattireforworkincludestanktops;midrifftops; shirtswithpotentiallyoffensivewords,terms,logos,pictures, cartoons,orslogans;halter-tops;topswithbareshoulders; sweatshirts,andt-shirtsunlesswornunderanotherblouse,shirt, jacket,ordress.

SHOES AND FOOTWEAR Conservativeathleticorwalkingshoes,loafers,clogs,sneakers,boots(no Uggs),flats,dressheelsunder3”,andleatherdeck-typeshoesare acceptableforworkandschool.Wearingnostockingsduringwarm weatherdaysisacceptable.Flashyathleticshoes,flip-flops,slippers, Uggs,andanyshoewithanopentoearenotacceptableatCAL. Closedtoeandclosedheelshoesarerequired.MechanicalEngineering andManufacturingprogramrequiresleatherboundandtoedshoeswith closedheels.

JEWELRY, MAKEUP, PERFUME, AND COLOGNE Shouldbeingoodtaste,withlimitedvisiblebodypiercing.Remember, thatsomestudentsandstaffmembersareallergictothechemicalsin perfumesandmake-up,sowearthesesubstanceswithrestraint.

HATS AND HEAD COVERING HatsarenotappropriateintheofficeoratCAL.HeadCoversthatarerequiredforreligious purposesortohonorculturaltraditionareallowed.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CHOOSE OTHERWISE Ifclothingfailstomeetthesestandards,asdeterminedbytheCALstaffordirector,the studentwillchoosetoredressinCALscrubs(nomattertheprogramarea)orcallaparent tobringmoreappropriateclothingtoschool.Progressivedisciplinaryactionwillbeappliedif dresscodeviolationscontinue.


Professional Expectation and Practice: “All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared.” - Ben Affleck andproperaction,ifwarranted, willtakeplace.

personknowsthatsexual harassmentisormaybe occurring,heorshemusttake SEXUAL HARASSMENT Theprofessionalexpectationisimmediatestepstoseethatthe thatallstudentsarecommitted matterisaddressed,evenifthe problemisnotwithintheirarea ofoversight. ComplaintProcedure:Ifyou believeyouhavebeensexually harassed,youareencouragedto HARASSMENT, usethefollowingcomplaint INTIMIDATION, BULLYING procedures.Asexualharassment Weexpectthatallstudents complaintshouldbefiledin areabsolutelycommittedto writingassoonaspossibleafter havingapositiveandproductive theincident(s).Complaintswill learningandworking beinvestigatedpromptly.Every environment. effortwillbemadebythe Hazing,harassment, districtandtheschoolto totheeliminationofsexual intimidation,menacingorbullying preservetheconfidentialityand harassment. bystudents,stafforthird Sexualharassmentofstudents protectthestudent’sprivacyto partiesisunacceptableandnot theextenttheinvestigative andstaffinclude,butisnot partoftheprofessional processallows. limitedto:unwelcomesexual environment. Theschoolwillinnoway advances,requestsforsexual Harassment,intimidation,and favors,andotherverbal, bullyingmeansanyactthat nonverbal,orphysicalconductof substantiallyinterfereswithany asexualnature.Examplesof student’seducationalbenefits, opportunitiesorperformancethat sexualharassmentmayinclude, butarenotlimitedto: takesplaceonorimmediately • physicaltouchingorgraffiti adjacenttoschoolgrounds,at ofasexualnature anyschoolsponsoredactivity,on • displayingordistributing school-providedtransportationor sexuallyexplicitdrawings, atanyofficialschoolbusstop, picturesandwrittenmaterials andhastheeffectof: retaliateagainstapersonwho • sexualgesturesorobscene • physicallyharmingyouor complainsofsexualharassment jokes damagingyourproperty ortoleratefaculty,staff,or • touchingoneselfsexually • knowinglycreatingfearof otherstudentsretaliatingagainst • talkingaboutone’ssexuality physicalharmtosomeoneelse aplaintiff.ifillegalsexual infrontofothers orsomeoneelse’sproperty • spreadingrumorsormaking harassmentisnotfound,the • creatingahostile schoolmaystilldeterminethat statementsaboutorrating educationalorworking otherstudentsorothersasto theconductwasinappropriate environment. andrequirethattheconductbe appearance,sexualactivity,or Ifyouexperienceorwitness stopped. performance. thisbehavior,youshouldreport Responsibilities:Every toastaffmemberordistrict employeeandstudentinthe employeeassoonaspossible districtmustbeinformedofthis aftertheincident.An investigationwillbecarriedout policy,Ifateacher, administrator,orotherstaff


Professional Expectation and Practice: “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” - Abraham Lincoln USE OF TECHNOLOGY

School Technology

Ce! phones & Electronic Devices

Theprofessionalexpectation isthatstudentsusetechnology

Alldevicesmustbeturned offorsilenceswhileinstruction

toenhancelearningand educationwhilebeingresponsible forthecontentandtheuseof theequipment. Allequipmentavailablefor

andskillsarebeingtaughtor assessed.Partofworkplace responsibilityisbeingcourteous tothosearoundyouandusing suchitemssparingly.Staffwill studentusehasbeenpurchased bytaxpayerfunds,grants,and/ instructyouastoappropriate timesandmannersinwhichto ordonations.Werespectand usecellphoneswhileatCAL acknowledgetheopportunitiesfor deeperlearningandcollaboration Ifthedevicebecomesa disruptionoryoufailtoobserve thattechnologyaffordsus.We expectthatourstudentswilluseInternetProtectionAct(CIPA)as enactedbytheU.S.Congress. thetechnologyinamanner appropriatetotheschool’s academicandmoralgoals.

FOOD AND DRINK

Technologyincludes,butisnot CALprovidesstudentswith limitedto:computers,other hot/coldlunchchoiceseveryday.  digitalhardware,electronic Anyfoodand/ordrinkmustbe devices,software,Internet,email, consumedindesignatedareas allothernetworks,etc.Users insidethebuilding.These areexpectedtouseall designatedareasarenonequipmentresponsiblyand carpeted/linoleumareasexcluding appropriately. alllabs.Thesedesignated Websitesthatarenotpartof roomsareeasiertokeepclean. assignmentsshouldnotbeused Containedwater,withasecured atschool.Youwillbeasked lid,maybeconsumedinclasses tosignourTechnology aslongasthesafetyor Agreementeachyear cleanlinessconcernsorrulesare acknowledgingyourrightsand notcompromised.Alunchroom responsibilities. islocatedonthe2ndfloor, Anyuseoftechnologywhich Room220.Thisspaceisalso disruptsorinterfereswiththe aclassroom,sopleasealways safetyandwelfareoftheschool cleanupafteryourselfandbe theexpectation,staffwilladdress communityisprohibited,whether respectfulofothersandthe theimproprietyoccursonoroff thesituation.Iftheproblem classroomspace. campusorwhileusingCALor persists,yourdeviceswillbe deliveredtoofficepersonneluntil personaldevices.Bylaw,the CenterforAdvancedLearning theendoftheschoolday. mustadheretotheprovisions andrequiredactionsaccordingto theprovisionsoftheChildren’s


Safety & Security: All CAL students, families, and staff want and need a welcoming and a safe learning and working environment. Our words and our deeds demonstrate our caring for each member of our school. EMERGENCY DRILLS

wemightlockthebuilding down.Theyrangefromsevere

Firedrillswillbe conductedoncea

weatherandgasleakstoa threatinthecommunityoron month.Earthquake campus.Thisprocedurewill drillswillbe makesurethatyouaresafe completedatleast andsecureinthebuilding. onceeachyear. Thelockdownprocess Performingdrills beginswithnotifyingstaffofthe andtrackingthe exitingandsafety proceduresare requiredbylaw. Intheeventofa

needtosecurethebuilding. Dependingonthetypeofsafety required,studentswillbe

directedtostayintheroomor gototheclosestroom.The drilloranactual officestaffwillbelockingall EMERGENCY SCHOOL emergency,everystudent,staff outsidedoorsandcheckingall CLOSURE member,andvisitorareexpected areastomakesuretheyare Becauseofthevastdifference torespondinanefficientand secureandstudentsaresafely inlocationofthenumberof appropriatemannerthatresults intheclassrooms.Whenthe homehighschools,weathermay inthesafetyofallbuilding incidentisover,wewillgo vary.Ifyourhomehighschool occupants. backtoourschedule. declaresatwo-hourdelay,early Wheneverthesafetymeasure Intheeventofatrue dismissal,ornoschooldueto requiresvacatingthebuilding, emergency,ourphonelinesneed weatherconditions,youwill eachstudentandstaffmember tobeclearforemergency followthatschool’s willfollowtheprescribed communication.Thisiswhy announcement.Forexample, evacuationrouteandmeetup usingyourcellphoneisnot whileCentennialSchoolDistrict withtheclassyouareinat appropriateuntilnotified. maydeclareanoschoolday thetimeofthedrill.Each Dependingonthenatureofthe duetoice,theotherdistricts schoolmemberwillproceedto crisis,youwouldnotbe maynot.Studentsfromthe thegravelareaatthenortheast releaseduntilitisover.At unaffectedschooldistrictswillbe sideofthebuilding.Allstaff thattime,wewillneedtosign expectedtoattendasusual. andstudentswillremainoutside studentsouttoonlyauthorized Forstudentsunabletoattend ofthebuildinguntilthe“all adults,unlessitisattheend CALduetoweather,contactthe clear”hasbeengiventoreturn. ofthedayandwehavea schoolviatelephoneoremail. Whetheradrilloractual normaldismissal.Thiswill However,whenGresham-Barlow emergency,itisnotappropriate allowustofocusonyour SchoolDistrict(GBSD)declaresa tobeusingyourcellphoneat safety. two-hour,earlydismissal,orno anytime. schoolduetoinclementweather, CALstudentsandstaffwill LOCK DOWN/LOCK IN/ followtheGBSDclosure SHELTER-IN-PLACE schedules.Therationaleofthis Alockdownorlockinis actionisdueourschool’s tomakesurethatstudentsare locationintheGBSDcommunity. secureinaclassroom.There areanumberofreasonswhy


Center for Advanced Learning 2013-2014 TECHNOLOGY USE POLICY The purpose of this policy is to ensure the proper use of the Center for Advanced Learning’s network resources and make users aware of what the Center for Advanced Learning (CAL) deems as acceptable and unacceptable use of its computer resources, including email and the Internet. CAL reserves the right to amend this policy at its discretion. In case of amendments, users will be informed appropriately. GENERAL USE POLICIES The use of network resources at the Center for Advanced Learning is a revocable privilege. Failure to abide by this policy may render you ineligible to use the school's computing facilities and may bring additional disciplinary action. Technology and the Internet Users are expected to use the technology available at CAL in a manner appropriate to the school's academic and moral goals. Technology includes, but is not limited to, computers, other hardware including cameras, electronic devices, software, Internet, e-mail, all other networks, etc.!Use of this technology is a revocable privilege.!Users are expected to be responsible and use technology to which they have access appropriately. Obscene, pornographic, threatening, or other inappropriate use of technology, including, but not limited to, email, instant messaging, web pages, social networking, digital photography or videography, and use of hardware and/or software which disrupts or interferes with the safety and welfare of the school community, is prohibited, even if such uses take place after or o" school property (i.e., home, business, private property, etc.). Center for Advanced Learning adheres to the provisions of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA). A. General Terms and Conditions of Use 1. Transmission of any material in violation of Federal, State, or local law and/or ordinance, or the Student Handbook is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: copyrighted material, cyberbullying, threatening, violent, obscene, or pornographic material, material protected by trade secret, and uploaded or created computer viruses. 2. Use of technology for commercial activities is prohibited unless explicitly permitted by the school. Commercial activity includes, but is not limited to, the following: a. any activity that requires an exchange of money and/or credit card numbers; b. any activity that requires entry into an area of service for which the school will be charged a fee; c. any purchase or sale of any kind; and d. any use for product advertisement or political lobbying 3. Altering/modifying software or taking apart the computer for access to internal parts is prohibited. B. Acceptable/Safe Use Policy The following rules are in e"ect for all CAL’s computers unless otherwise directed by an administrator: 1. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that loaded files and programs do not consume hard drive space needed for instructional or educational requirements. 2. Pornographic, obscene, or vulgar images, sounds, music, video, language, or materials, including screensavers, backdrops, and/or pictures, are prohibited. 3. Downloading, uploading, or importing music and videos, games, screen animations, as well as programs or files that can be run or launched as a stand-alone program is prohibited at all times. 4. Illegal use or transfer of copyrighted materials to a school owned computer is prohibited. 5. Additions, modifications or deletion of school files is prohibited. 6. Users are prohibited from sharing passwords with one another for any reason and should make every e"ort to keep all passwords secure and private. 7. Users should not knowingly introduce or knowingly allow the introduction of any computer virus to any school computer. 8. Putting non-school related material (files) on a school file server is prohibited. 9. File sharing must be approved and directed by the teacher.


C. Personal Responsibility and Integrity Access to the computing facilities at CAL is granted through your computer account. Accounts are assigned to individuals and are not to be shared. You, the user, is responsible for all activity performed from your account. Activity on your account may be monitored and recorded. It is a violation of the Acceptable Use Policy to allow others to use your account or to use another person's account, with or without that person's permission. All who use CAL's technology resources must recognize that the work of all users is valuable; therefore, every user must respect the privacy of others. Users shall not intentionally seek information on, obtain copies of, or modify files, other data, or passwords belonging to other users, or misrepresent or assume the identity of other users. To protect Users while at school and to meet the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requirements, access to the Internet is filtered through a system provided by Multnomah Education Service District. All Users are expected to behave responsibly and with integrity when using technology. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 1. Use technology for school-related purposes only; 2. Revealing unauthorized personal information about yourself or others is prohibited; 3. Do not copy, change, read, or use files in another user's storage area (such as hard disk space, USB thumb drives, mail, server space, personal folders, etc.) without the user's permission; Cyberbullying is defined as sharing sensitive, derogatory or threatening messages and/or images in an e!ort to ridicule another using personal property such as a smartphone or school technology. Students who participate in a cyberbullying activity, whether directly or indirectly, may face action, including dismissal from CAL. CAL may report individuals to law enforcement if necessary.

!" Security

Security on any computer system is a high priority. An attempt of a user to log on to the CAL’s network using another’s identity is prohibited. Bypassing or attempting to bypass the school's filtering software is prohibited. All security problems must be reported to an administrator.

#" Privacy/Copyright

The illegal use, distribution or transfer of copyrighted material on school computers is prohibited. F. Alteration of Hardware or Pre-Installed Software Altering/modifying the pre-installed software is prohibited. Examples include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Loading/installing any software applications 2. Changing the computer name 3. Changing or removing operating system extensions 4. Altering security software 5. Altering the pre-loaded operating system or applications 6. Taking apart the computer for access to internal parts. Violations of these regulations will result in serious disciplinary action and may also result in criminal charges if the violation of the regulation is also a violation of Federal, State, or Local law or ordinance. Examples of such dual violations are i. computer hacking or trespassing, ii. harassment, threats, or cyberbullying, and iii. computer fraud. Ignorance of these regulations will not excuse an infraction. Any student found to reconfigure the pre-loaded software image will receive an out-of-school suspension. Other actions may include long-term suspension, expulsion, or any action deemed appropriate by the administration in accordance with the student handbook. Where Oregon law is violated, legal action may be taken.


Recommended Dispositions – one or more may apply

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Student Conferences Parent/Guardian Contact Conference with Parent/Guardian Removal of unauthorized files and folders Detention Suspension Restitution Community Service Revocation of Computer Access and Use

My signature attests that: • I have read the information in this document concerning the Computer and Network Acceptable Use Agreement. • My English teacher has reviewed the information with me and answered any questions that I may have had. • I understand that any violation of this Acceptable Use Agreement may lead to substantial disciplinary action as outlined above. I, ______________________________(printed name), acknowledge receipt of the computer use policy, which I have read and understand. I will comply with the guidelines set out in this policy and understand that failure to do so might result in loss of computer privileges and disciplinary or legal action. Student Signature____________________________________Date___________________________ Printed Name_______________________________________Program Area____________________ Home High School___________________________________________________________________ I acknowledge my student’s receipt of the computer use policy, which s/he has read and understood. I understand that failure to comply with the guidelines set out in this policy might result in disciplinary or legal action. Parent/Guardian Signature_____________________________________Date__________________ Printed Name______________________________________________________________________ Email Address:_____________________________________________________________________ This form must be completed and turned in to your CAL English teacher by Sept. 30, 2013

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