(105 ILCS 5/34-6)
(from Ch. 122, par. 34-6)
Superintendent of schools.
After June 30, 1999, the board
may, by a vote of a majority of its full membership, appoint a
general superintendent of schools to serve pursuant to a performance-based
contract for a term ending on June 30th of the third calendar year after
his or her appointment. He shall be the chief administrative officer of
the board and shall have charge and
control, subject to the approval of the board and to other
provisions of this Article, of all departments and the
employees therein of public schools, except the law department. He shall
negotiate contracts with all
labor organizations which are exclusive representatives of educational
employees employed under the
Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. All contracts shall be subject to
approval of the Board of Education. The board may conduct a
search for a general superintendent. An incumbent general superintendent
may not be precluded from being included in such national search.
Persons appointed pursuant to this Section shall be exempt from the
provisions and requirements of Sections 21-1a, 21-7.1, and 21B-15 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-607, eff. 8-26-11.)