The board and superintendent have very distinct and separate roles. Together they form the district’s leadership team. Before an effective working relationship is established, a superintendent and board must develop a mutual understanding of their respective roles, then review and validate this understanding on a regular basis. An honest and candid discussion of the functions of each other will greatly enhance the partnership between the superintendent and the board.
"Public officials have a responsibility to live their lives with honesty and integrity, to honor the sacrifices of those who came before us. We must follow laws like everyone else because if public officials don't follow laws, who in the world will?“