The Board President is the official spokesperson for the School Board. The Superintendent or designee is the District’s chief spokesperson. The Superintendent or designee shall plan and implement a District public relations program that will:
The public relations program should include:
Community engagement is a process that the Board uses to actively involve diverse citizens in dialogue, deliberation, and collaborative thinking around common interests for the District’s schools.
The Board, in consultation with the Superintendent, determines the purpose(s) and objective(s) of any community engagement initiative. For each community engagement initiative, the Board will commit to the determined purpose(s) and objective(s), and provide information about the expected nature of the public’s involvement; the Superintendent or designee will identify the effective tools and tactics that will advance the Board’s purpose(s) and objective(s).
The Superintendent or designee will: (1) at least annually, prepare a report of each community engagement initiative, and/or (2) prepare a final report of each community engagement initiative.
The Board will periodically: (1) review whether its community engagement initiatives are achieving the identified purpose(s) and objective(s), (2) consider what, if any, modifications would improve effectiveness, and (3) determine whether to continue individual initiatives.
LEGAL REF.: 23 Ill. Admin. Code § 1.210.
CROSS REF.: 2:110 (Qualifications, Term, and Duties of Board Officers)
ADOPTED: November 22, 2004
UPDATED: December 14, 2015