Adopted: 1995 MSBA/MASA Model Policy 302

Orig. 1995

Revised: 12-08-08 Rev. 1999



302 SUPERINTENDENT



I. PURPOSE


The purpose of this policy is to recognize the importance of the role of the superintendent and the overall responsibility of that position within the school district.


II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY


The school board shall employ a superintendent who shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the school board and as chief executive officer of the school system.


III. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES


A. The superintendent is responsible for the management of the schools, the administration of all school district policies, and is directly accountable to the school board.


B. The superintendent may delegate responsibilities to other school district personnel, but shall continue to be accountable for actions taken under such delegation.


C. Where responsibilities are not specifically prescribed, nor school board policy applicable, the superintendent shall use personal and professional judgment, subject to review by the school board.



Legal References: Minn. Stat. ยง 123B.143 (Superintendent)


Cross References: MSBA/MASA Model Policy 304 (Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation)

MSBA Service Manual, Chapter 3, Superintendent of Schools