Department Chairs

Purpose:
The Department Chairs is a standing committee created by administration to assist in coordinating department-level activities. The Department Chairs assist the Principal and Assistant Principal on issues such as scheduling, textbooks, facility usage, curriculum, selection of personnel and other issues as they arise.
Agenda:

  • The Department Chairs give feedback and make decisions regarding the day-to-day operation of the school.
  • Department Chairs work to implement policies that have been approved, and they ensure that ongoing curriculum review, assessment, and renewal are enacted.

Members:

  • Administration: Chair
  • Department Chair representative from each academic department.

Outcomes and Products:
The Department Chairs will communicate with their department regarding the issues and decisions made during the Department Chair meetings.
Structure and Procedures:
In selecting department chairs, department member recommendations are solicited by the principal who then appoints the chair. Department Chairs will meet monthly with the Principal and/or the Assistant
Principal. Agenda items may be submitted to the Principal one week in advance.