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CA Superintendent's Authority and Responsibility-September 2016 Revision

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This policy was updated October 5, 2022.

The Board of Education shall lead a unified team with the superintendent, each from their respective roles with strong collaboration and mutual trust. 

The superintendent has the authority and responsibility of administering the district and the development of procedures to implement each policy of the Board of Education.

The superintendent has the authority and responsibility to employ, fix salaries of, assign, terminate or discharge all employees of the school district, according to New Mexico State Statutes.

Appointments and/or transfers of superintendent-level administrative personnel and other administrative personnel, including principals, directors, and above, shall be submitted to the Board of Education for information only.

Administrative Position:            Superintendent

Legal Cross Ref:                            §22-5-4 NMSA 1978 
Board Policy Cross Ref.:               BB - Board of Education Legal Status, Powers and Responsibilities

NSBA/NEPN Classification: CBC

Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: April 2001
Revised: March 3, 2004
Reviewed: September 14, 2016
Revised: September 21, 2016