BOARD DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
The Board authorizes the Superintendent to do any act or thing or to exercise any power that the Board may do, or is required to do, or may exercise, except the power to make final decisions on those matters set out in Board Policy 13: Appeals and Hearings Regarding Student Matters and other policies as established by the Board from time to time, or those matters which, in accordance with section 52(4) of the Education Act, cannot be delegated. This delegation of authority to the Superintendent specifically includes:
- Any authority or responsibility set out in the Education Act and regulations as well as authority or responsibility set out in other legislation or regulations;
- The ability to enact Administrative Procedures, practices, or regulations required to carry out this authority; and
- The ability to sub-delegate this authority and responsibility as required.
Notwithstanding the above, the Board requires any significant new legislation or provincial, regional, or local initiatives to be initially brought to the Board for discussion and determination of decision-making authority.
For further clarity, the Board specifically delegates the following powers:
- To suspend a teacher from the performance of the teacher’s duties pursuant to section 213(1)(2) of the Education Act, and to terminate the contract of employment or designation of a teacher pursuant to section 215(1) of the Education Act.
- To suspend or terminate the contract of employment of any non-certificated staff member.
- To develop administrative procedures for the following program areas:
- Special education
- Guidance and counselling
- Services for students and children
- School-based decision making
- Student evaluation
- Teacher growth, supervision and evaluation
- Home education
- Early childhood services
- Outreach Education
- Locally developed/acquired and authorized junior and senior high school complementary courses
- Knowledge and employability courses
- Off-Campus Education
- English language learning
- French as a second language, french language immersion and alternate french programming.
- The Superintendent is directed to develop an administrative procedure to fulfill Board obligations created by any federal legislation or provincial legislation.
Sections 33, 51, 52, 53, 202, 203, 204, 206, 208, 209, 210, 211, 213, 214, 215, 217, 218, 219, 222 Education Act.
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