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Powers and duties.

The board of trustees of the center:
(1) Shall adopt rules and regulations for its own governance;
(2) Shall direct the development of, approve, and monitor the enforcement of policies, rules, and regulations pertaining to the school and the center, including but not limited to:
(a) The use of classrooms and other facilities for summer or night schools or for public meetings and any other uses consistent with the mission of the center;
(b) Pedestrian and vehicular traffic on property owned, operated, or maintained by the center;
(c) Governance, management, and operation of the residential facilities;
(d) Transferability of employees between the center and the school for the blind consistent with collective bargaining agreements in effect; and
(e) Compliance with state and federal education civil rights laws at the school;
(3) Shall develop a process for recommending candidates for the position of director and upon a vacancy shall submit a list of three qualified candidates for director to the governor;
(4) Shall submit an evaluation of the director to the governor by July 1st of each odd-numbered year that includes a recommendation regarding the retention of the director;
(5) May recommend to the governor at any time that the director be removed for conduct deemed by the board to be detrimental to the interests of the center;
(6) Shall prepare and submit by July 1st of each even-numbered year a report to the governor and the appropriate committees of the legislature which contains a detailed summary of the center's progress on performance objectives and the center's work, facility conditions, and revenues and costs of the center for the previous year and which contains those recommendations it deems necessary and advisable for the governor and the legislature to act on;
(7) Shall approve the center's budget and all funding requests, both operating and capital, submitted to the governor;
(8) Shall direct and approve the development and implementation of comprehensive programs of education, training, and as needed residential living, such that students served by the school receive a challenging and quality education in a safe school environment;
(9) Shall direct, monitor, and approve the implementation of a comprehensive continuous quality improvement system for the center;
(10) Shall monitor and inspect all existing facilities of the center and report its findings in its biennial report to the governor and appropriate committees of the legislature; and
(11) May grant to every student of the school, upon graduation or completion of a program or course of study, a suitable diploma, nonbaccalaureate degree, or certificate.


FindingsIntent2009 c 381: See note following RCW 72.40.015.
Effective date2002 c 209: See note following RCW 72.42.021.
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