West Clermont Local School District
Bylaws & Policies


The Superintendent shall establish a Professional Development Committee that is in compliance with State law and applicable terms of the negotiated agreement with the West Clermont Education Association.

The Committee may be a District committee or one that is part of a consortium of school districts.

If a District committee is established, it shall consist of no more than three (3) members of the bargaining unit and two (2) District administrators.

The Superintendent shall be responsible for establishing the guidelines by which the Committee is to function. Among these guidelines should be:

 A.a set of bylaws governing when the Committee will meet and where, how the committee will select and replace members, the manner in which voting will occur, and the procedure the Committee will use to hear appeals of its decisions;

 B.the criteria that will be used to determine whether or not a professional development plan will be approved;

 C.procedures for assessing the extent to which a staff member's professional development plan has been accomplished.

All Professional Development Committee meetings are subject to the Sunshine Law.

The Superintendent shall report periodically to the Board on the operation of this committee and on the progress staff members are making in fulfilling their professional development plans.

R.C. 3319.22