3301-35-02 Governance, leadership, and strategic planning.

(A) The board of education, superintendent, treasurer, faculty and staff shall develop and communicate the school district's vision, mission, guiding principles, priorities, and strategies for addressing stakeholder needs, especially those of students. To assure that the school district operates as a successful thinking and learning organization, the board, superintendent, treasurer, faculty, and staff should serve as positive role models, reinforce best practices and provide strong leadership. The board of education shall be responsible for developing policies governing the school district operations and educational programs, which are consistent with applicable local, state, and federal law and regulations.

(B) The proper governance, leadership, organization, administration, and supervision of a school district or school require effective and focused strategic planning. A strategic plan guides the school district or school and key stakeholders in the ongoing measurement of school district or school performance to assure adequate progress is being made toward strategic goals and objectives. Strategic planning identifies short-and long-range goals and the strategies necessary to achieve them. Strategic planning is the responsibility of the board of education, the superintendent and other key stakeholders.

(C) Policies and procedures regarding student health and safety shall be designed to ensure the safety and wellness of all students. Such policies and procedures shall comply with applicable local, Ohio, and federal laws for health, fire drills, and safety. These policies shall also include:

(1) Vision and hearing screenings, referrals and follow up; and

(2) The posting of emergency procedures and telephone numbers in classrooms for use by parents, students, and school personnel.

Replaces: 3301-35-01

Effective: 4/24/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/24/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3301.07
Rule Amplifies: 3301.07, 3301.07(D)(3)(a), 3302.03, 3302.04, 3302.041, 3313.536, 3313.67, 3313.712, 3313.713, 3313.719, 3313.815, 3319.073, 3737.73
Prior Effective Dates: 2/17/01; 2/24/2006; 7/23/2010