A primary function of the School Board is to select a Superintendent of Schools. To select a Superintendent, a majority vote of all members of the Board shall be required. He/she may be appointed to a contract of up to five years in accordance with the laws of the state of Maine.
The Superintendent shall be executive officer of the Board. In addition, under Maine statutes he/she shall serve as secretary ex officio to the Board. He/she shall be expected to attend all Board meetings and have the right to speak on all subjects, but shall have no vote.
The Superintendent shall administer and supervise the public educational system of the town. He/she shall have discretionary authority to act upon all emergency matters and those as to which his/her power and duties are not specifically set forth or limited.
The Superintendent shall devote his/her entire working time to the duties of the position. He/she may, without violation of the provisions of this section, perform educational functions outside the town with the approval of the Commissioner of Education and the Board.
Legal Reference: 20-A MRSA §§ 1001, 1053
- CBI – Evaluation of the Superintendent
- CHD – Administration in the Absence of Policy
- CB-R - Superintendent Job Description
ADOPTED: October 9, 1984
REVIEWED: January 23, 1992
REVISED: February 13, 2007
April 9, 2013