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Accountability of the CEO

Policy type: Board/CEO Relationship
Policy code: B/CR-3

The CEO is the Board's link to the operational organization. Authority over and accountability for staff performance are the responsibilities of the CEO.

Accordingly:

  1. The Board will never give direction to persons who report directly or indirectly to the CEO.
  2. The Board will not formally evaluate any staff member other than the CEO.
  3. Except as required by law, the Board will not participate in decisions or actions involving the hiring, evaluating, disciplining or dismissal of any employee other than the CEO.

Adopted:
07/07/03

Revised:
09/13/10

Monitoring Method: Board self-assessment
Monitoring Frequency: Annually

Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

LWSD Superintendent and two board members during board meeting

Governance Process

Board CEO Relationship

District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its CEO and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to CEO performance.

Executive Limitations

Superintendent reads to a group of elementary school studentsThese policies state the limitations imposed by the Board on the strategies and methods the superintendent and his or her staff may use, as they work to achieve the specified outcomes identified in the Ends Policies. The executive limitations establish the boundaries and operating expectations for staff.

End Results

Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the end results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Ends Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles.