SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

Joby Parker
jparker@rosebudcountymt.com

1200 Main Street - First Floor
PO Box 407
Forsyth, MT 59327


406-346-2537 Phone
406-346-7319 Fax

ADMINISTRATIVE:

Carry out duties prescribed by the Legislature, Board of Public Education and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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.

LEGAL:

Hear and decide all matters of controversy arising as a result of decisions of the trustees of a district in the county.

FINANCE:

As Chief County School Financial Officer calculate budgets and levies for the following
FUNDS:
General
Transportation
Retirement
Tuition Fund
Bus Depreciation
Adult Education
Debt Service
Building Reserve
Technology
Flexibility

Certify district ANB
Compile annual financial report
Distribute County Retirement and Transportation revenues

OTHER DUTIES:

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

RECORDKEEPING:

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
School controversies/hearings
County Transportation Committee acts

Record and preserve records:
Attendance agreements
Transportation contracts
Student enrollment/attendance records
Annual Data Collection Reports
Student records
Preliminary/Final budgets
Trustees Financial Summary reports
School district audits
Personnel records
Home School Registration

Register:
Register all professional certificates and educator licenses
Bus driver certificates
Bus inspection certificates
Clerk appointments
Trustee certificate of election or appointment
Trustee oath of office

DIRECTORY OF MONTANA SCHOOLS

MONTANA HOMESCHOOL FAQ

CONSTITUTION OF THE MONTANA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS

 

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