To ensure that all new and remodeled facilities are designed to best implement the educational program, the superintendent will provide for the development of detailed educational specifications to apply to the design and construction of new buildings or major renovation of existing facilities. Upon Board consideration and approval, the specifications will then be presented to the appropriate technical consultants.
In developing specifications, the superintendent may draw on recommendations of citizens committees, the licensed and classified staff, of students and student groups and of community organizations.
The specifications may include:
1. Information concerning the plan of school organization and estimated enrollment in the proposed building;
2. A description of the students to be served;
3. A description of the proposed curriculum and the teaching methods and techniques to be employed;
4. A schedule of space requirements, including an indication of relative locations of various spaces;
5. A desired layout of special areas and the equipment needed for such areas;
6. An outline of mechanical features and special finishes desired;
7. A description of standard codes and regulations (school district, city, county and state) affecting planning;
8. Pertinent budget and related factors.
The Board expects the resulting document to serve two purposes. It will:
1. Clarify and consolidate the thinking of the administration, the Board and the community on the needs, desires and objectives of the educational program to be conducted within the proposed new/renovated building; and
2. Organize this important information in a manner easily and clearly interpreted by the architect/ contractor.
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ORS 195.110 OAR 581-022-1530
ORS 197.295 - 197.314
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. Sections 12101-12213; 29 CFR Part 1630 (2000); 28 CFR Part 35 (2000).