HIB Coordinator - Mr. Jeff Tierney
Anti-Bullying Specialist - Ms. Kristen Sarte
School Climate State Coordinator Contact
"Harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication whether it be a single incident or a series of incidents, that is reasonably perceived as being motivated either by any actual or perceived characteristic, such as race, color religion, ancestry, national origin, gender sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other distinguishing characteristic, that takes place on school property, at any school sponsored function, on a school bus, or off school grounds as provided by Section 16 of the Anti-Bullying Rights Act which substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the school or rights of other students and that:
- A reasonable person should know, under the circumstances, will have the effect of physically or emotionally harming a student or damaging the student’s property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of physical or emotional harm to his person or damage to his property;
Has the effect of insulting or demeaning any student or group of students; or
Creates a hostile educational environment for the student by interfering with a student’s education or by severely or pervasively causing physical or emotional harm to the student.
Consequences and Proper Remedial Action
Incidents of violence or vulgarity will have an immediate consequence. These incidents will also be reported to the Anti-Bullying Specialist for investigation. Confirmed cases of harassment, intimidation, or bullying are subject to further discipline. Any reported incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying will be referred to the Anti-Bullying Specialist for investigation. Confirmed incidents of bullying, harassment or intimidation that occur off school grounds are also subject to consequences.
Consequences may include:
Peer to peer counseling/other restorative practices
Counseling with Student Assistance
Counselor Administrative Detention
Out of School Suspension
Report of incident to the police
Return to district
It must be stressed that a given consequence or any combination of consequences will be assigned only after careful consideration of all facts related to the incident(s) in question.
For Warren Tech's full bullying policy click here.