Policy 304: Building Principals

304.1 Qualifications
All candidates shall have earned a minimum of the appropriate Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.  They must have a major, at the graduate or undergraduate level in the area of service, and hold a valid certificate covering that area from the Iowa Department of Education. 

Date of Adoption:  March 28, 1972 

Reviewed:  January 8, 2001; August 8, 2005; Dec. 8, 2008; Dec. 10, 2012; May 8, 2017

Amended:

 

304.2 Appointments
Elementary and secondary school principals shall be appointed by the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Superintendent of Schools for a one year contract period.  

Legal Reference:  (Code of Iowa)  Chapter 279.13

Date of Adoption:  March 28, 1972                                 

Reviewed:  January 8, 2001; August 8, 2005; Dec. 8, 2008; Dec. 10, 2012; May 8, 2017

Amended:

 

304.3 Functions
Subject to the policies of the Board of Directors  and to the directives issued by the Superintendent or other central administrative personnel on behalf of the Superintendent, the principal shall have full control of the building and grounds, all pupils, teachers, operating personnel and all activities carried on therein or thereon. 

Date of Adoption:  March 28, 1972 

Reviewed:  January 8, 2001; August 8, 2005; Dec. 8, 2008; Dec. 10, 2012; May 8, 2017

Amended: