School Board Policy 302 -
Superintendent

Adopted: December 11, 1995
Revised: December 10, 2001
Revised: December 10, 2012

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:
WBLASB Policy 202 (School Board Officers)
WBLASB Policy 208 (Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies
WBLASB Policy 214 (Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members)
WBLASB Policy 301 (School District Administration)
WBLASB Policy 303 (Superintendent Selection)
WBLASB Policy 304 (Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation)
WBLASB Policy 305 (Policy Implementation)
WBLASB Policy 306 (Administrator Code of Ethics)
WBLASB Policy 412 (Expense Reimbursement)
WBLASB Policy 510 (School Activities)
WBLASB Policy 511 (Student Fundraising)
WBLASB Policy 513 (Student Promotion, Retention, and Program Design)
WBLASB Policy 602 (Organization of School Calendar and School Day) WBLASB Policy 605 (Alternative Programs)
WBLASB Policy 701 (Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget)
WBLASB Policy 704 (Development and Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and a Fixed Asset Accounting System)
WBLASB Policy 802 (Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material) WBLASB Policy 903 (Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites) WBLASB Policy 905 (Advertising)
WBLASB Policy 906 (Community Notification of Predatory Offenders) WBLASB Policy 907 (Rewards)
MSBA Service Manual, Chapter 3, Superintendent of Schools