West Clermont Local School District
Bylaws & Policies
 

0170 - DUTIES

0171

Review of Policy

The Board will evaluate how policies have been implemented and their general effectiveness. It will rely on the school staff, students, and community to provide evidence of the effect of the policies it has adopted.

The Superintendent shall continually call to the Board's attention all policies that need revision.

R.C. 3302.01 - .08

 

0171.1

Review of Policy - Educational Resources

   
 

It will be the policy of the Board to review its policies and procedures on educational resources on a continuing basis in order to keep them up-to-date.

   

0171.2

Review of Policy - Philosophy and Goals

   
 

It will be the policy of the Board to review its policies on the philosophy of education, educational goals, curriculum and instruction, participation of disabled students, and educational options on a continuing basis in order to keep them up-to-date.

   

0171.3

Review of Policy - Community Relations

   
 

It will be the policy of the Board to review its policies on planned community relations on a continuing basis in order to keep them up-to-date.

   

0173

Board Officers

   
 

A.

The President of the Board of Education shall:

   
 

1.

preside at all public meetings of the Board;

   
 

2.

call special meetings of the Board; R.C. 3313.16

   
 

3.

appoint all committees;

   
 

4.

sign notes, minutes, conveyances, contracts, and other legal instruments for which the signature of the President is called; R.C. 3313.51, 3315.08

   
 

5.

assist in the preparation of the Board agenda.

   
 

B.

The Vice-President shall assume and discharge the duties of the President in his/her absence, disability, or disqualification.

   
 

C.

A committee chairperson shall call meetings of the committee, keep informed on developments in activities under the committees jurisdiction, and report to the Board for the committee.

     

0175.1

School Board Conferences, Conventions, and Workshops

   
 

The Board recognizes the value of membership and attendance at conferences and meetings at the local, County, State, and National level.

   
 

Attendance at local, County, State, and National workshops and conferences is encouraged.

   
 

Each Board member is expected to report back to the Board after attending a conference at District expense.

   
 

Travel and personal expenses of spouse, children, or other guest traveling with a Board member shall be the responsibility of the Board member or of the individual. Expenses for convention functions attended as a group will be borne by the District within budgetary limits.

 
 

A Board member who attends a conference held by an association of public officials and employees may accept a meal, or attend a reception or open house, the cost of which is financed by a private party so long as the meal, reception, or open house is: (1) of an ordinary, routine character; (2) at an educational or informational event; and (3) open to all of the public officials and employees attending the event. See Ohio Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion No. 2002-02 (6/13/2002). A Board member is prohibited from improperly using his/her position to secure the donation of the cost of a meal, reception, or open house at a conference of an association of public officials and employees to which s/he or his/her Board belongs, while the Board member is simultaneously engaged in governmental business or regulatory activity directly affecting the related interests of the person solicited.

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