(105 ILCS 5/3-15.10)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.10)
Assistant Regional Superintendent.
To employ, in counties or
regions of 2,000,000 inhabitants or less, in addition to any assistants
authorized to be employed with the approval of the county board, an assistant
regional superintendent of schools, who shall be a person of good attainment,
versed in the principles and methods of education, and qualified to teach and
supervise schools under Article 21B of this Code; to fix the term of such
assistant; and to direct his work and define his duties. On the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, in regions established
within that portion of a Class II county school unit outside of a city of 500,000 or more
inhabitants, the employment of all persons serving as assistant county or regional superintendents of schools is terminated, the position of assistant regional superintendent of schools in each such region is abolished, and this Section shall, beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, have no further application in the educational service region. Assistant regional superintendents shall each be a
person of good attainment, versed in the principles and methods of education,
and qualified to teach and supervise schools under Article 21B of this Code. The
work of such assistant regional superintendent shall be so arranged and
directed that the county or regional superintendent and assistant
superintendent, together, shall devote an amount of time during the school
year, equal to at least the full time of one individual, to the supervision of
schools and of teaching in the schools of the county.
A regional superintendent of schools shall not employ his or her spouse,
child, stepchild, or
relative as an assistant regional superintendent of schools.
By September 1 each year, a regional superintendent shall certify to the State
Board of Education
that he or she
has complied with this paragraph.
If the State Board of Education becomes aware of the fact that a regional
superintendent is employing his or her spouse, child, stepchild, or relative as
an assistant regional superintendent, the State Board of Education shall report this information to the Governor and the Comptroller, and the State Board of Education shall not
request for payment from the State Comptroller any warrants for the payment of
the assistant regional superintendent's salary or other employment-related compensation or benefits. In this paragraph, "relative"
means a grandparent, parent, aunt, uncle, sibling, first cousin, nephew, niece,
grandchild, or spouse of one of these persons. This paragraph applies only to
contracts for employment entered into on or after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 99-30, eff. 7-10-15.)