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  • 300 Series: Administration
Rationale Date Approved/Revised

The purpose of this policy is to recognize the importance of the role of the superintendent and the overall responsibility of that position within the school district.  The Board of Education for Independent School District 622 – North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale, in recognizing the importance of the recruitment and hiring of the highest quality person to be the Superintendent of School District 622, will engage in a process that meets the highest standard of personnel practices, involves the staff and community appropriately, and recognizes its legal obligation to offer a contract to the person that in its judgment will best serve the District, its children and its community.

  • 9/25/12
  • Revised: 5/21/19
  • Revised: 6/21/22

1)  General Statement of Policy

The school board shall employ a superintendent who shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the school board and as chief executive officer of the school system.

2)  General Responsibilities

               a)            The superintendent is responsible for the management of the schools, the administration                                              of all school district policies, and is directly accountable to the school board.


               b)            The superintendent shall annually evaluate each principal assigned responsibility for                                              supervising a school building in the district.


               c)            The superintendent may delegate responsibilities to other school district personnel, but                                              shall continue to be accountable for actions taken under such delegation.


               d)            Where responsibilities are not specifically prescribed, nor school board policy applicable,                                              the superintendent shall use personal and professional judgment, subject to review by the                       school board. 


Adoption and Revision History

Incorporated Policies


This Policy Rescinded:  August 5, 2008 

Replaced Policy:  CBB (Recruitment and Employment of the Superintendent) adopted November 19, 1970.  This Policy Adopted:  March 11, 1997, Revised:  January 25, 2005


This Policy Adopted:  November 20, 2007; Rescinded:  September 25, 2012



This Policy Adopted:  September 25, 2012

MSBA 302, 303


This Policy Revised:  May 21, 2019

Revised:  June 21, 2022


 Legal References:                Minn. Stat. § 123B.143 (Superintendent)


Cross References:                MSBA/MASA Model Policy 202 (School Board Officers)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 208 (Development, Adoption, and Implementation of Policies

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 214 (Out-of-State Travel by School Board Members)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 301 (School District Administration)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 303 (Superintendent Selection)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 304 (Superintendent Contract, Duties, and Evaluation)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 305 (Policy Implementation)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 306 (Administrator Code of Ethics)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 412 (Expense Reimbursement)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 510 (School Activities)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 511 (Student Fundraising)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 513 (Student Promotion, Retention, and Program Design)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 602 (Organization of School Calendar and School Day)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 605 (Alternative Programs)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 701 (Establishment and Adoption of School District Budget)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 704 (Development and Maintenance of an Inventory of Fixed Assets and a Fixed Asset Accounting System)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 802 (Disposition of Obsolete Equipment and Material)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 903 (Visitors to School District Buildings and Sites)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 905 (Advertising)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 906 (Community Notification of Predatory Offenders)

MSBA/MASA Model Policy 907 (Rewards)