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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 16 : Education

Chapter 005 : Secretary of Education

Subchapter 002 : Superintendents

(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 241)
  • § 241. Appointment

    (a) Each supervisory union board, with the advice of the Secretary, may employ a superintendent of schools.

    (b) A superintendent shall be employed by written contract for a term not to exceed five years nor less than one year and shall work the number of hours required by contract, performing the duties designated in the contract or assigned by the board. A superintendent of schools may be dismissed for cause or as specified in the contract of employment.

    (c) Not later than May 15 of a year in which an incumbent superintendent’s contract of employment expires, the supervisory union board shall meet to renew or act otherwise upon the superintendent’s contract. If a supervisory union employs a superintendent, the supervisory union board shall specify and assign the duties of a superintendent. If the supervisory union board does not hire a superintendent, the board may assign any duties assigned to the superintendent under this title to the school principal or principals in the supervisory union or to other qualified persons designated by the board. (Added 1969, No. 298 (Adj. Sess.), § 27; amended 1991, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1995, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 82, eff. Jan. 1, 1998; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 31, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)