A - Foundations and Basic Commitments
B - School Committee Governance and Operations
C - General School Administration
D - Fiscal Management
E - Suport Services
G - Personnel
I - Instruction
J - Students
K - School-Community-Home Relations
NEPN/NSBA Code: CB
A primary function of the School Committee is to select a Superintendent of Schools. To select a Superintendent, a majority vote of all members of the School Committee 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 School Committee. In addition, under Maine Statutes he/she shall serve as secretary ex officio to the School Committee. He/she shall attend all 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, subject to later approval by the School Committee, to act upon all emergency matters and those matters 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 School Committee.
Legal Reference: 20-A MRSA §§ 1001, 1053
Cross Reference: CBI - Evaluation of the Superintendent
Adopted: July 27, 1992