Policy 1521 - Board-Superintendent Relationship

The Board-Superintendent relationship is based on mutual respect for their complimentary roles. The relationship requires clear communication of expectations regarding the duties and responsibilities of both the Board and Superintendent. The Board hires, evaluates, and seeks the recommendations of the Superintendent as the District chief executive officer. The Board adopts policies necessary to provide the general direction for the District and to encourage achievement of District goals. The Superintendent develops plans, programs, and procedures needed to implement the policies and directs the District’s day-to-day operations.

The Superintendent shall be employed for a term not to exceed three (3) years and shall be the executive officer of the Board with such powers and duties as the board prescribes. The Superintendent shall act as the authorized representative of the district whenever such is required.

The Board shall conduct an annual, written formal evaluation of the work of the Superintendent.

Cross Reference:
6110 Superintendent

Legal Reference:
I.C. § 33-513 Professional personnel.

Policy History: First Reading 10/29/02
Adopted on: Second Reading 11/26/02
Revised on:  12/18/2003