Avery County Schools Policy Policy Code: 7205


The Avery County Board of Education recognizes that the dress and grooming of employees are significant factors in the educational process of students. Furthermore, creating an exemplary professional model for students is desirable.

In keeping with this understanding, every employee of Avery County Schools will be requested to maintain a level of personal hygiene necessary to ensure an appropriate educational environment and to refrain from any mode of dress that is not professional.

Every employee is encouraged to observe a standard of grooming and dress consistent with the level of formality of the school situation.

The minimum expectation of employees regarding dress and grooming will be standards that exceed those standards required in Policy 4205 Dress Code for Students.

Employees will be expected to adhere to administrative regulations related to appropriate dress/equipment for safety purposes.

Consequences: Infraction of dress code policy will be handled like any other infraction of state or local policy.

Cross Reference: Policy 4205 Dress Code for Students.

Adopted: 6/27/01 Revised: 6/8/09

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