• File: CE


    The Superintendent-Director may establish such permanent or temporary coun­cils, cabinets, and committees as he/she deems necessary for assuring staff participation in decision making, for implementing policies and regulations and for the improvement of the educational program.

    Functioning in an advisory capacity, all councils, cabinets and committees created by the Superintendent-Director may make recommendations for submission to the School Committee through the Superintendent-Director.  Such groups will exercise no inherent authority.  Authority for establishing policy remains with the Committee and authority for implementing policy remains with the Superintendent-Director.

    The membership, composition and responsibilities of administrative councils, cabinets and committees will be defined by the Superintendent-Director and may be changed at his/her discretion. However, the School Committee wishes to be kept informed of the establishment and dis­solution of these groups as well as their membership and their pur­pose.

    Expenses incurred by such groups for consultative services, mater­ials, and any investigative travel will be paid by the school sys­tem, but only within budgetary allotments and when approved in ad­vance by the Superintendent-Director.