Georgia State Superintendent of Schools
Employer / Organization
Nov 06, 2018
Jun 25, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018
The Georgia Superintendent of Schools is a state executive position in the Georgia state government. The superintendent is the administrative head of the Georgia of Department of Education, which oversees the state's K-12 public education system. The superintendent is charged with instituting the policies of the state Board of Education and managing operations for the school system; they are popularly elected to four-year terms during federal midterm election years. The superintendent is charged by state law to "carry out and enforce all the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education and the laws governing the schools receiving state aid." Additionally, he is directed to make recommendations to the board on matters related to the "welfare and efficiency" of the public school system. The salary for this position is $127,500/year.