Policies and Regulations NEPN Code: GBED

Tobacco-Free Schools/Use by Employees Prohibited

The Sioux Falls School District is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable, and productive environment for staff, students, and citizens. The Board is concerned about the health of its employees and also recognizes the importance of adult role modeling for students during formative years.

The use of tobacco, or vapor product, whether synthetic or natural, and regardless of nicotine content, and/or carrying any lighted or heated tobacco or vapor product, by District employees is prohibited on District property. This includes all enclosed indoor areas under the control of the District including work areas, employee lounges and restrooms, conference and class rooms, employee cafeterias and hallways as well as District grounds, parking areas, sidewalks surrounding buildings, and District-owned vehicles.

Any employee who violates this policy will be subject to disciplinary action.


Legal Reference:

34-46-14 Smoking in public or place of employment prohibited

Related Policies/Regulations:

JICG - Tobacco-Free Schools/Use by Students Prohibited
KF/KF-R - Community/Staff Use of District Facilities/Properties/Equipment


Policy   Board Action (formerly 4133)
Adopted: 08-14-89 24914D  
Amended: 09-27-93 27432.3f  
Amended: 03-27-00 29539  
Reviewed: 02-27-06 34355  
Amended: 01-10-11 35929  
Reviewed: 04-13-15 37178  
Amended 05-13-19 38302