1004 - Authority of Principal and Council

NORTH OLDHAM HIGH SCHOOL 

SCHOOL-BASED DECISION MAKING COUNCIL POLICY

 

Authority of the Principal and the Council 1004

TOPIC STATEMENT
a. Authority of the Principal The principal shall serve as the school’s primary administrator and instructional leader and shall have authority over the management functions not selected by the Council.  The principal shall be responsible for implementing policies set by the Council and shall be responsible to the superintendent or his/her designee.  The principal shall be responsible for supervising the work of committees appointed by the Council.  The principal has authority to form committees in areas of management functions not selected by the Council.
b. Authority of the Council

The Council, pursuant to state law, is a policy-making body (Reference KRS 160.345). The Council shall have the authority to set and monitor school policies which shall provide an environment to enhance the students’ achievement and help the schools meet the goals established by the school, Oldham County Board of Education, and the Kentucky Department of Education.

Outside of a legally called Council meeting, no Council member other than the principal has decision-making or administrative authority. The Council shall have the authority to form the number and types of committees needed to carry out the policies set by the Council.
 

Adopted – September 20, 2005

Revised—April 22, 2014