Personero & Vice-Personero

Personero (2016 – 2017): Alejandra López
Vice-Personero (2016 – 2017): Isabél Calderón

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Role and Function of Personero – by Law

According to Decree 1860/1994 art. 28, the Personero will be represented by a student in the last grade of the school and will be charged with promoting the rights and duties of the students as established by the Constitution; the law, rules and regulations; and the School Handbook (Manual de Convivencia.)

The duties established for the Personero include:

Using the internal communication channels of the school the Personero can promote rights and duties of students, ask for the Student Council’s help, organize meetings, or other forms of deliberation.

Receive and evaluate complaints and claims that involve student’s rights and those made by any person in the community that involves student’s not fulfilling their obligations.

Submit initially to the Principal and then to the Director any formal concerns or petitions to protect the rights of students and facilitate the performance of their duties.

When considered necessary appeal to the Director’s Council any formal concerns or petitions which have not been able to be resolved previously by the Principal and/or Director.

The Personero will be chosen within thirty calendar days following the commencement of classes in an annual academic year. The Director will meet with all students enrolled in order to choose the Personero by a system of simple majority secret vote.

Additional Comments on the Role & Function of the Personero for CNG

The Personero is expected to operate within the limitations of the role and ensure that the administration is made aware of voice of the students in an appropriate and respectful manner. The Personero should seek to work as a team with the administration of the school for the benefit of all students. 
There are items which will come to the attention of the Personero which he/she must be able to keep confidential (not sharing with other students, teachers, or adults).

The Personero must be available to listen to cases of serious discipline which occur in the School which may result in a student being recommended for expulsion by the administration. 

The Personero must read and know the rules of the School according to the School Handbook.

The Personero must be a student of excellent standing, one who is looked up to by peers, and who embodies the Code of Honor and is an example of the Discipline Policy.

The Personero is expected to sign the Co-curricular Code of Conduct and maintain an academic average in accordance with that which is expected of any student participating in any activity.

Role and Function of the Vice Personero 

The main role of the Vice Personero is to support the Personero in ensuring that students have a voice in the school. 

The Vice Personero should seek to work as a team with the Personero and administration of the school for the benefit of all students. 

There are items which will come to the attention of the Vice Personero which he/she must be able to keep confidential (not sharing with other students, teachers, or adults).

The Vice Personero must attend all Director’s Council meeting.

The Vice Personero must be available to listen to cases of serious discipline which occur in the Middle and High School which may result in a student being recommended for expulsion by the administration. 

The Vice Personero must read and know the rules of the School according to the School Handbook.

The Vice Personero must be a student of excellent standing, one who is looked up to by peers, and who embodies the Code of Conduct.

The Vice Personero is expected to maintain an academic average in accordance with that which is expected of any student participating in any activity.
School Handbook – Student Eligibility for Activities – Academics page 20

Student participation is generally voluntary, but once a student chooses to participate, it is expected that he/she will continue with the activity during its designated period of time. 

To take part in any school extracurricular activity, middle and high school students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.5, may not be failing in more than one subject, and must not be on Behavior Probation.


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