SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
1200 Main Street - First Floor
PO Box 407
Forsyth, MT 59327
As a county government official and county school officer, provide general supervision of public schools in the county.
Assist trustees with school supervision.
Advise and direct teachers in instruction. Pupil discipline and other duties of the teacher.
Visit schools at the request of the trustees.
Consult with the trustees on all school matters that may be found during the observation of the school or may otherwise come to their attention.
Provide for supervision to any school with an enrollment of fewer than 150 students and not under the supervision of a district superintendent of principal.
Administer oaths of office to trustees.
Provide other services to district that fall within the scope of state statutes.
Promote education growth and improvement.
Hear and decide all matters of controversy arising as a result of decisions of the trustees of a district in the county.
As Chief County School Financial Officer calculate budgets and levies for the following
Certify district ANB
Compile annual financial report
Distribute County Retirement and Transportation revenues
Chairman of the County Transportation Committee
Attendance officer of a district under prescribed conditions
Other duties as defined in the School Laws of Montana as well as the Administrative Rules of Montana
Record all official acts:
School district organization
School district alterations
School district abandonment
Establishment of nomination districts
Distribution of federal and state revenue
Distribution of private revenue
Teacher supervision and evaluation
County Transportation Committee acts
Record and preserve records:
Student enrollment/attendance records
Annual Data Collection Reports
Trustees Financial Summary reports
School district audits
Home School Registration
Register all professional certificates and educator licenses
Bus driver certificates
Bus inspection certificates
Trustee certificate of election or appointment
Trustee oath of office