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. Lewis Holloway
Phone: 
(662) 615-0013
Mailing address: 
Office of the Superintendent
401 Greensboro St.
Starkville,, MS 39759
United States