School Building Administration
All building principals shall act as the chief administrative officers of their buildings and grounds. They shall be responsible for and shall have authority over the actions of the students, professional and support staff members, visitors and persons hired to perform special tasks.
Principals shall also be responsible for achieving the long- and short-range educational objectives of the school district, as those objectives pertain to students and staff in their buildings. As part of the district’s standards-based education program, principals shall also be responsible for development and management of a comprehensive standards-based education program in their buildings and shall rigorously monitor and modify the program.
In the absence of a building principal, the superintendent shall assume all authority and duties of the principal.
Revised: August 9, 2005
Revised: September 23, 2013
LEGAL REFS.: C.R.S. 22-32-109 (1)(jj) (boards to identify areas where principals need professional development)
C.R.S. 22-32-126 (employment of principals)
C.R.S. 22-60.5-301, 306 (licensure reciprocity for out-of-state applicants)
C.R.S. 22-63-103 (1.5) (definition of administrator)
C.R.S. 22-63-201 (exception to licensure requirement)
CROSS REF.: AEA, Standards Based Education
Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado