Administrative officer. The Executive Director is the administrative officer
for the Board. The Executive Director shall perform all delegated statutory
duties as well as other duties as the Board may assign .The Executive Director
shall supervise all employees of the Board. The Executive Director may employ,
discipline, or discharge any Board Employee. The Executive Director may
delegate, subject to the Executive Director's supervision and responsibility,
such administrative duties, as the Director deems appropriate, to subordinate
employees. The Executive Director shall be responsible to the Board for
maintaining Board records.
Administrative decisions. The Executive Director shall render necessary
administrative decisions for the Board during such time the Board is not in
(1) The administrative decisions must
be consistent with Oklahoma Statutes and Board Rules.
(2) Parties affected by the administrative
decision may appeal to the Board by requesting placement on the agenda for the
next regular or special meeting except that an administrative decision denying
permission to write the State Board examination for lack of documented proof of
required educational credits shall not be appealable to the Board.
(3) Such administrative decisions shall have
the full force and authority of a Board decision until reversed or modified by
the Board in open meeting.
(c) Schedule of meetings. The Executive
Director shall schedule all Board meetings, file notices of Board meetings as
required by the Oklahoma Open Meeting Law, and prepare an agenda for each Board
meeting to be posted at the Board office in advance of the meeting, and be
provided to each Board member. All applications or other items requiring Board
action must be received and date-stamped by Board staff at least fourteen (14)
calendar days prior to a Board meeting to be considered at that meeting. Anyone
may request the Board consider an item received after this time by requesting
in writing to appear before the Board. Nothing in this section shall prohibit
the Board from taking any action allowed by law on its own motion.