Over the years various memoranda and policies have been sent out in the weekly mailer by the Office of Catholic Schools, Legal Department and Finance Office relating to the subjects of “employees”, “independent contractors” and the leasing of school facilities. However, these offices have recently received a fair number of inquiries from the schools relating to the application of these items to specific matters (eg_ proposals by parents of students, etc. who wisli\to conduct various supplemental programs on the school premises). Therefore, the Office of Catholic Schools, in consultation with the Archdiocesan Legal Counsel, is providing you with a focused update. Set forth below is a brief summary and response to the most frequently raised issues.
Are these types of supplemental school programs permitted? Yes -subject to certain conditions.