Amherst-Pelham Regional Public Schools




170 Chestnut Street,
Amherst MA 01002

Policy CBC: Superintendent of Schools: Appointment and Responsibilities

Home 5 Policy CBC: Superintendent of Schools: Appointment and Responsibilities

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee and the Amherst and Pelham School Committees, the latter two cooperatively through the Union #26 School Committee, shall jointly appoint a Superintendent of Schools. Such appointment shall be confirmed in a written Contract of Employment which shall include terms and conditions of employment.

The Superintendent of Schools shall serve as:

  • The executive officer of the Committees
  • The chief educational advisor to the Committees
  • The accountable officer for all personnel in the school districts
  • The liaison officer between the Committees and all personnel of the school districts, state agencies and local community groups or agencies

A written job description, outlining the qualifications and responsibilities of the Superintendent of Schools will be developed by the School Committees and periodically reviewed by them.

The Superintendent is designated a managerial and confidential employee in regards to collective bargaining as defined in Chapter 150E of Mass. legislation.


MGL 71:59 , 72:3

Region Voted to Approve: 12/21/82
Amherst Voted to Approve: 2/1/83
Pelham Voted to Approve: 2/8/83
Effective Date: 12/21/82