(105 ILCS 5/1E-35)
    (This Section scheduled to be repealed in accordance with 105 ILCS 5/1E-165)
    Sec. 1E-35. Chief educational officer. Upon expiration of the contract of the school district's superintendent who is serving at the time the Authority is established, the Authority shall, following consultation with the district, employ a chief educational officer for the district. The chief educational officer shall report to the Authority or the chief executive officer appointed by the Authority.
    The chief educational officer shall have authority to determine the agenda and order of business at school board meetings, as needed in order to carry forward and implement the objectives and priorities of the Authority in the administration and management of the district.
    The chief educational officer shall have all of the powers and duties of a school district superintendent under this Code and such other duties as may be assigned by the Authority, in accordance with this Code. The district shall not thereafter employ a superintendent during the period that a chief educational officer is serving in the district. The chief educational officer shall hold a certificate with a superintendent endorsement issued under Article 21 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 94-234, eff. 7-14-05.)