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CA Superintendent's Authority and Responsibility

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

Board Policy Cross Ref.:      BB Board Powers and Responsibilities

Legal Ref.:     §22-5-4 NMSA 1978
                       §22-5-14 NMSA 1978

NSBA/NEPN Classification: CBC

Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: April 2001
Revised: March 3, 2004
Reviewed: September 14, 2016
Revised: September 21, 2016
Reviewed:  October 3, 2022
Revised: October 5, 2022