CONTRACT BETWEEN THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS ANDTHE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF LEDYARD, CONNECTICUT
It is hereby agreed by and between the Board of Education of Ledyard, Connecticut (hereinaftercalled the
) and Dr. Michael Graner (hereinafter called the
) that the saidBoard in accordance with the election held pursuant to 10-157 of the Connecticut General Statutes,on the first day of July 2012 has and does hereby employ the said Dr. Graner as Superintendent ofSchools of Ledyard and that Dr. Graner hereby accepts employment as Superintendent of Schoolsof Ledyard upon terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.
The Superintendent is the chief executive officer of the Board. In harmony with policies of theBoard, State Laws, and State Board of Education Regulations, the Superintendent has executiveauthority over the school system and the responsibility for its supervision. He has the generalauthority to act at his discretion, subject to later approval by the Board, upon all emergencymatters and those as to which his powers and duties are not expressly limited or are notparticularly set forth. He advises the Board on policies and plans that the Board takes underconsideration, and he takes the initiative in presenting to the Board policy and planning issues forthe Board's attention.The Superintendent or his designee as approved by the Board shall attend all meetings of theBoard and shall participate in all Board deliberations, except when matters relating to his ownemployment and Board self-evaluation are under consideration or as requested by the Board. TheSuperintendent shall receive notice of all Board committee meetings and he or his designee willnormally attend such meetings as requested by the Board. The Superintendent shall receive asummary of all committee meetings he or his designee does not attend.
2.OUTSIDE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
The Superintendent may undertake occasional speaking engagements, writing, lecturing, or otherprofessional duties and obligations provided such activities do not interfere with the meeting of hisresponsibilities as Superintendent. The Superintendent may also perform consultative work if theBoard is notified in advance of such work. The Board retains the right to reject such consultativework if it feels the work would require an undue commitment on the part of the Superintendent.
The term of employment under this Agreement is July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.
TheSuperintendent and the Board agree they shall adhere to the following procedures to extend theSuperintendent's employment under this contract for an additional period of time:Prior to June 30 of each year of this agreement, the Board may vote for a new agreement. At notime, however, shall the Superintendent be under contract or contracts to the Board for a period