Superintendent of Schools

Ward County Superintendent of Schools coordinates and facilitates events, training and information regarding all schools within Ward County.

Responsibilities
The Superintendent of Schools Department is responsible for:
  • Compiling annual reports for use of School Boards.
  • Prepares legal documentation to change school lines, close schools, divide school assets and determine school lines which is referred to annexation, dissolution or reorganization.
  • Maintaining School District lines of all school districts located in Ward County.
  • Working with other departments representing the school's interest.
  • Providing training for all bus drivers and coordinating inspections of all school buses within Ward County.
  • Providing guidance to the public regarding school law.
  • Acting as the agent to provide supervision and permanent record to all school board elections.
  • Coordinating and facilitating the MATHCOUNTS and Spelling Bee competitions..
  • Assisting patrons in retrieving school records
  • Receive, review and record teacher contracts
  • Distribution of oil and gas monies to schools
  • Supervision of home school students of school districts that do not employ a superintendent
  • Provide information to school boards regarding comparisons of school districts within Ward County in an annual report