Adopted: 1996 District 599 Policy 302

Revised: 2001

 

 

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. 123B.143 (Superintendent)

 

Cross References: Policy 304 (Superintendent Contract, Duties and Evaluation)

MSBA Service Manual Chapter 5, School Board-Staff Relationships