3:10 - General School Administration

Policy 3:10

Administration

General School Administration

Goals and Objectives

The following principles shall govern the administrative operation of the school system:

  1. Responsibility shall flow clearly from the Board of Education through the Superintendent to principals, teachers and support staff, and students.
  2. The Superintendent is accountable for all activities and personnel in the District.
  3. The Building Principal is accountable for all activities and personnel within his or her respective building(s).
  4. Nothing provided herein is intended to interrupt the free and open flow of ideas and assistance among personnel at every level.

The Superintendent directs the administration in the management of the School District and to facilitate the implementation of a quality educational program in alignment with School Board policy 1:30, School District Philosophy. Specific goals and objectives are to:

  1. Provide educational expertise.
  2. Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate educational programs that will provide for students’ mastery of the Illinois Learning Standards.
  3. Meet or exceed student performance and academic improvement goals established by the Board.
  4. Develop and maintain consistent channels of clear communication between the school district and community.
  5. Responsibly manage the District’s fiscal and business activities to ensure financial health, cost-effectiveness, and protection of the District’s assets.
  6. Provide for the proper use, reasonable care, and appropriate maintenance of the District’s real and personal property, including buildings, equipment, and supplies.

Adopted: July 21, 1997

Revised: September 24, 2018

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