The Board of Education (Board) recognizes that effective implementation of Board policy rests in large part on a sound implementation plan.

Unless otherwise specified by the Board, the Department of Education (Department) shall have up to 45 days from the date the Board adopts a new Board policy or proposed amendment(s) to an existing Board policy, to submit an implementation plan to the appropriate Board committee.

In developing the implementation plan, the Department must consider, including but not limited to, the following:
    Measures of effectiveness of the policy objective(s);
    Timeframes for implementation of the proposed Board policy or proposed amendments to the existing Board policy;
    Proposed guidelines;
    A communication plan;
    A training plan;
    A resource support plan;
    A monitoring and reporting plan; and
    A program review plan.

The Department shall have guidelines in place prior to schools implementing Board policies.

Any exceptions to Board Policy 2050 shall be approved by the Board.

Approved: 02/21/08