Updated: Feb 5, 2020
NEPN/NSBA Code: CB
A primary function of the Board of Directors is to select a Superintendent of Schools. To select a Superintendent, a majority vote of all members of the Board shall be required. The Board may award 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 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 Board, 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
Adopted: March 12, 1987
Revised: October 19, 2000
Revised: June 6, 2013