Campus Leadership Team (CLT)CompositionCampus-level composition BQB (Legal)The committees shall include representative professional staff, parents of students enrolled in the District, business representatives, and community members. Education Code 11.251(b), .253(b)
Campus-level composition BQB (Local)
The team shall be composed of members who shall represent District and campus-based professional staff, parents, businesses, and the community. At least two-thirds of the District and campus professional staff representatives shall be classroom teachers. The remaining employee representatives shall be professional non-teaching District- and campus-level staff. For purposes of this policy, District-level professional staff shall be defined as professionals who have responsibilities at more than one campus, including, but not limited to, central office staff.
Professional staff BQB (Legal)
At least two-thirds of the elected professional staff representatives must be classroom teachers. If practicable, a committee shall include at least one professional staff representative with the primary responsibility for educating students with disabilities. The remaining staff representatives shall include both campus- and District-level professional staff members. Education Code 11.251(e)
Professional Staff BQB (Local):
Classroom teachers shall be nominated and elected by all staff as-signed to that campus.
Campus-based nonteaching professionals
Campus-based nonteaching professionals shall be nominated and elected by all staff assigned to that campus.
District-level professionals shall be nominated and elected by District-level professional staff.
ParentsParents BQB (Legal)
The team shall include at least two parents of students currently enrolled at the campus, selected in accordance with administrative procedures.For purposes of establishing the composition of committees:
- A person who stands in parental relation to a student is considered a parent.
- A parent who is an employee of the District is not considered a parent representative on the committee.
- A parent is not considered a representative of community members on the committee. Education Code 11.251(c), (e)
Business and community BQB (Legal)
The committee must include business representatives without regard to whether a representative resides in the District or whether the business the person represents is located in the District. Community members must reside in the District and must be at least 18 years of age. Education Code 11.251(b), (c), (e)
The team shall include at least two community members selected by a process that provides for adequate representation of the community’s diversity, in accordance with administrative procedures.
The team shall include at least two business representatives selected by a process that provides for adequate representation of the community’s diversity, in accordance with administrative procedures.
Elections BQB (Local)
Nominated employees shall give their consent to serve on the team before they are eligible for election.
Terms BQB (Local)
Representatives shall serve staggered two-year terms and shall be limited to two terms on the team.MeetingsMeetings BQB (Legal)Each campus-level committee shall hold at least one public meeting per year. The required meeting shall be held after receipt of the annual campus rating from TEA to discuss the performance of the campus and the campus performance objectives. Education Code 11.253(g)
Meetings BQB (Local)
The team shall meet at the call of the principal. The principal shall set the agenda for each meeting.
Consultation BQB (Legal)
A principal shall regularly consult the campus-level committee in the planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of the campus educational program. Education Code 11.253(h)Communications BQB (Local)The principal or designee shall ensure that the campus leadership team obtains broad-based community, parent, and staff input and provides information to those persons on a systematic basis. Methods of communication may include, but are not limited to:
- Articles regarding the work of the team in District or campus publications and on the District or campus website.
- News releases to the local media regarding the work of the team.
- Periodic reports on the work of the team that may be posted on campus bulletin boards.
Responsibilities BQB (Legal)
In accordance with the administrative procedures established under Education Code 11.251(b) [see BQ], the campus-level committee shall be involved in decisions in the areas of planning, budgeting, curriculum, staffing patterns, staff development, and school organization. Education Code 11.251(d)