The Superintendent of Schools oversees the individuals responsible for the daily operation of the schools and the district as a whole. The Office of the Superintendent generates items to be brought before the Board of Education for approval, which include, but are not limited to, the hiring and dismissal of personnel, budgets, school calendars, textbooks and other large purchases, policy changes as well as expulsion and placement of students in alternative schools.
Additionally, the Office of the Superintendent is responsible for:
1) Approving or denying requests to non-school related organizations for event publicity (poster displays in buildings and flyer distribution to students)
2) Maintenance of the district's employee database
3) Generation of teacher contracts
4) Completion of state and regional forms
5) District publicity
The Secretary to the Superintendent is the local election official and has various duties pertaining to elections from receiving nominating papers from candidates to the certification of the ballot.