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Bullying & Harassment Prevention

The Joshua Independent School District has established a comprehensive plan for the Safety and well being of all students, staff, and the community of Joshua. This plan is designed to be pro-active in helping to prevent bullying and harassment on our campuses through education, training and community involvement. 

  1. JISD Policies and Procedures Addressing Bullying and Sexual Harassment:
    • Local Board Policy
      • FFI (LOCAL)  Student Welfare Freedom from Bullying
      • FFH (LOCAL)  Student Welfare Freedom from Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
    • JISD Student Handbook/Student Code of Conduct
  2. JISD Staff Training Addressing Bullying, Sensitivity, Sexual Harassment and Suicide Prevention:
    • Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC) Anti-Bullying  Law Training Video
    • Bullying and Sexual Harassment Policies, Procedures and Guidelines are addressed in the following ways:
      • JISD August Administrators Workshop
      • Staff and Faculty Meetings
      • August Campus Level Staff Development
      • District/Campus Site-Based Committees
  3. JISD Campus Level Prevention Strategies:
    • JISD Secondary Schools (Grades 7-12)
      • Student Assemblies
      • Guidance Services
      • Student Safety and Bullying Survey
  4. Parent and Community Involvement:
    • Host parent meetings addressing sensitivity, bullying, and suicide prevention
    • JISD Website
      • Parent and Community Resources
    • Parent Survey
      • Each school will give a survey each March regarding school safety