Superintendent of Education

Department: 
About the office: 

The Superintendent of Education:

Attends and participates in all meetings of the board and its committees

Administers, as chief school executive, the development and maintenance of a positive educational program designed to meet the needs of the community and to carry out the policies of the board

Advises the board on the need for new or revised policies and sees that all policies of the board are implemented

Prepares and submits to the board recommendations relative to all matters requiring board action

Supervises the carrying out of all laws, regulations, and board policies

Makes all administrative decisions within the school necessary to the proper function of the school district

Oversees the timely revisions of all curriculum guides and courses of study

Makes recommendations to the board concerning the transportation of pupils in the accordance with the law and the requirements of safety

Supervises methods of teaching, supervision, and administration in effect in the schools

Supervises the preparation and presentation of the annual budget and recommends it to the board for approval

Establishes and maintains efficient procedures and effective controls for all expenditures of school funds in accordance with the adopted budget

Represents the board as liaison between the school district and the community

Represents the district in its dealings with other school systems, institutions, agencies, and community organizations

Establishes and maintains a program of public relations to keep the public well informed of the activities and needs of the school district

Keeps the public informed about modern educational practices, educational trends, and the policies, practices, and problems in the district's schools

Performs such other tasks as may from time to time be assigned by the board

Dr. Eddie Peasant
Took Office: 
2017
Phone: 
(662) 324-4050
Mailing address: 
Office of the Superintendent
401 Greensboro St.
Starkville,, MS 39759
United States