West Clermont Local School District
Bylaws & Policies


It is the legal duty of the Board of Education to appoint a temporary or acting Superintendent by a majority vote of the Board upon determination that the Superintendent is incapacitated in such a manner that s/he is unable to perform the duties of his/her office.

The Board shall fix the compensation of the temporary Superintendent who shall serve until the Superintendent's incapacity is removed or until the expiration of the Superintendent's contract whichever is sooner. S/He shall perform all of the duties and functions of the Superintendent, and may be removed at any time for cause by a two-thirds (2/3's) majority vote of the Board.

The Board shall determine that the Superintendent is incapacitated:

 A.at the request of the Superintendent and with medical documentation;

 B.upon certification of a physician selected and compensated by the Board.

If the Board determines that the Superintendent is unable to perform his/her duties, s/he may:

 A.at his/her request, be placed on sick leave, with pay, not to exceed the amount of his/her accumulated but unused sick leave and any advancement of such sick leave which may be authorized by Board policy;

 B.at the request of the Board, be placed on sick leave with such pay to which s/he may be entitled or which may be authorized by Board policy;

 C.at his/her request, be placed on a leave of absence without pay.

The foregoing leave shall not extend beyond the term of the contract.

The Superintendent may, upon request to the Treasurer, and proper certification of recovery, be returned to active duty status, unless the Board denies the request within ten (10) days of receipt of the request.

The Superintendent may request a hearing before the Board or with a referee on any action taken under this policy.

R.C. 3319.011, 3319.13, 3319.16

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