Authority of the Council and the Principal

KENWOOD STATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNCIL POLICY 

AUTHORITY OF THE COUNCIL AND THE PRINCIPAL

Operational Procedure-1004 

TOPICS STATEMENT
a. Authority of the Principal The principal shall serve as the school's primary Principal administrator and instructional leader and shall have the authority over management functions not expressly chosen to be governed by the Council. The principal shall be responsible for implementing policies set by the Council and shall be responsible to the superintendent. The principal shall be responsible for supervising the work of committees appointed by the Council. The principal has the authority to form committees in areas of management functions not chosen 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 chosen by the Council as well as those mandated by statute. These policies will provide an environment to enhance the students' achievement and help the schools meet the goals established by the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990. 
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. 

Proposed — Kenwood Station Elementary School Council — September, 2005

Approved- Kenwood Station Elementary School Council — November, 2005