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Board Delegation of Authority

  • Code: CHA.BP
    Topic: Board Delegation of Authority
    Issue Date: 24/05/2007
    Effective Date: 22/05/2007
    Review Year: 2014

Policy

  1. The Board authorizes the Administration, under the direction of the Superintendent of Schools, to do any act or thing or exercise any power that the Board may or is required to do or exercise except those matters which, in accordance with Section 61(1) of the School Act, cannot be delegated.

  2. In accordance with Section 105(2) of the School Act, the Board authorizes the Superintendent of Schools to suspend the services of a teacher when the Superintendent of Schools is of the opinion that the welfare of students is threatened by the presence of the teacher.

  3. In accordance with Section 61(1) of the School Act, the Board delegates authority to the Superintendent of Schools to suspend the services of a teacher under Section 105(1) of the School Act.

  4. In accordance with Section 61(1) of the School Act, the Board delegates authority to the Superintendent of Schools to terminate the services of a teacher.

  5. A decision of the Superintendent of Schools to suspend or terminate the services of a teacher is not appealable to the Board.

  6. Notwithstanding the above, the Board also reserves to itself the authority to make decisions on specific matters requiring Board approval in accordance with board policies and practices.

References

CH.BP Framework for Policy Development and Review
School Act

(please see Sections 61(1) and 105(1) of the School Act)