A department chairperson is a teacher who has been appointed by the principal to perform supervisory and administrative duties that are essential to the efficient operation of the department to which he/she has been assigned.
A chairperson shall be selected when there is a consensus among the faculty members and the administration that filling such a position will result in improved instruction. When such consensus is reached, selection shall be in accordance with the following criteria:
Compensation for department chairpersons will be at the negotiated rate or at the discretion of the Board of Education.
Issued and Board-approved: July 13, 1976
Repealed by the Board and re-enacted by the Superintendent: November 19, 2002