Bullying and Harassment Prevention

  • The Alabama State Department of Education requires each school system to establish a procedure for the investiagation of all incidents reprted to school officials of harassment, violence, threats of violence, or intimidation by any other student.  The Student Harassment and Bullying Complaint form will assist the St. Clair County Public School System in investigating these reported incidents of such behavior.


    The Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying Act, No. 2018-472 defines bullying as a continuous pattern of intentional behavior on or off of school property, on a school bus, or at a school-sponsored function including, but not limited to, cyberbullying or written electronic, verbal, or physical actions that are reasonably perceived as being motivated by any charachteristic of a student, or by the association of a student with an individual who has a particular characteristic, if the characteristics contained in the Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying prevention Act.  To constitute bullying, a pattern of behavior mayd do any of the following:

    • Place a student in reasonable fear of harm to his or her person or damage to his or her property.
    • Have the effect of substantially interfering with the educational performance, opportunities, or benefits of a student.
    • Have an effect of substantially disrupting or interfering with the orderly operation of the school.
    • Have the effect of vreating a hostile environment in the school, on the school property, on a school bus, or at a school sponsored function.
    • Have the effect of being sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive enough to create an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.

    The Alabama State Department of Education has gathered resources regarding Bullying. They can be found here.