General Policies

Policy Categories

  • Dress Code

    Policy 1201 James Rumsey Technical Institute recognizes that certain clothing and footwear worn by students in public schools can often preoccupy and distract students from their major purpose for being in school: obtaining an education. The dress code procedure shall apply to all school activities during the school day as well as all school sponsored… [Read more…]

  • FERPA Disclosure

    Policy 1203 1203.1: Notice to Students Regarding FERPA JRTI adult students all benefit from the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, was designed to protect the privacy of education records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or… [Read more…]

  • Mission Statement

    Policy 1204 To enhance the quality of life through continual education for students of all ages throughout our community by setting standards of excellence in technical and academic education as determined by business, industry, and government. [Read more…]

  • Nondiscrimination Disclosure

    Policy 1205 Nondiscrimination Disclosure James Rumsey Technical Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs, activities, or employment practices. For inquiries contact: Russell Penner, Title IX Director, 3274 Hedgesville Rd, Martinsburg, WV 25403, 304-754-7925. No person shall… [Read more…]

  • Regulations Governing Use of the James Rumsey Technical Institute Property

    Policy 1208 Use of Facilities James Rumsey Technical Institute believes that the grounds and facilities of this school should be made available for organized community activities and for non-organized recreation, provided that such use does not infringe on the original and necessary purpose of the property or interfere with the educational program of the schools… [Read more…]

  • Technology: “Bring Your Own Device” (B.Y.O.D.) Responsible Use Guidelines

    Policy 1207 James Rumsey Technical Institute uses instructional technology as one way of enhancing our mission to teach the skills, knowledge and behaviors students will need as responsible citizens in the global community. Students learn collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking in a variety of ways throughout the school day. In an effort to increase… [Read more…]

  • Technology: Acceptable Use Policy

    Policy 1206 Social Media/Electronic Communication Devices/Cell Phones/Internet Use/Acceptable Use Policy Electronic communication devices are devices that can be used to record, text, take pictures, make calls, or in any way communicate with others. It is recommended that electronic communication devices not be brought to school. Using these devices may cause disruptions during the school day,… [Read more…]

  • Vision Statement

    Policy 1202 The James Rumsey Technical Institute is dedicated to the belief that each individual should be given a continual opportunity for the development and extension of his/her skill and knowledge to increase awareness of his/her role and responsibility in society. The James Rumsey Technical Institute is devoted to serving the educational needs of its community and… [Read more…]