Policy BDFD District Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Advisory Council

File: BDFD*

District Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Advisory Council

In accordance with federal law and as a recipient of funding under the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the Board of Education shall appoint a district drug abuse and education advisory council. At a minimum, the council shall consist of one individual representing each of the following groups: parents, state and local government officers, medical professionals, local law enforcement agencies, community-based organizations, and other groups with interest and expertise in the field of drug abuse education. One individual may represent more than one of these groups.

The council also may include students and senior citizens.

The council may provide advice to the Board in the planning, implementation and evaluation of school-based programs and may help coordinate such programs with related community efforts and resources.

Adopted: September 23, 2013

LEGAL REF.: 20 U.S.C. 3224a (Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986, as amended in 1989)

CROSS REFS.: GBEC, Drug-Free Workplace (Drug and Alcohol Use by Staff Members)

JICH, Drug and Alcohol Involvement by Students

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado