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Policy 6213
Management Support

PURPOSE:  The Board recognizes that it may be necessary and beneficial for Board members, employees, and other agents of the district to travel outside of the Tacoma School District in carrying out district-related operations.


Travel Authorization

A. International travel must be approved by the Board in advance of such travel.

B. Travel outside of the state of Washington must be approved by the Superintendent or designee in advance of such travel.



All reasonable, necessary, and substantiated expenses of an employee for approved travel shall be reimbursable in accordance with district-adopted guidelines and will be made pursuant to the federal revenue code and applicable Internal Revenue Service regulations.


Legal References:

RCW  28A.320.050 Reimbursement of expenses of directors, superintendents, other school representatives, and Superintendent                                          candidates – Advancing anticipated expenses.

RCW 42.24.090       Municipal corporations and political subdivisions -- Reimbursement claims by officers and employees.

RCW 42.24.115       Municipal corporations and political subdivisions -- Charge cards for officers' and employees' travel expenses.

RCW 43.09.2855     Local governments -- Use of credit cards.

Adoption Date: 9/26/2002

Revised Date: 9/08/2022

  • 6213
  • authorization
  • expense
  • reimbursement
  • travel