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Regional Superintendents
Regional Superintendents
Alabama : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Alaska : K-12 Governance Structures There are 19 regional superintendents. Regional superintendents are appointed by regional school boards.
Arizona : K-12 Governance Structures There are county superintendents (the number of country superintendents is unavailable). County superintendents are elected.
Arkansas : K-12 Governance Structures There are 15 education service cooperative directors. Education service cooperative directors are appointed by education service cooperative boards.
California : K-12 Governance Structures There are 58 county superintendents. 55 county superintendents are elected, and three county superintendents are appointed by county boards of education.
Colorado : K-12 Governance Structures There are 22 boards of cooperative educational services directors. Boards of cooperative educational services directors are appointed by boards of cooperative educational services.
Connecticut : K-12 Governance Structures There are 6 regional educational service center directors. Regional educational service center directors are appointed by regional educational service center boards.
Delaware : K-12 Governance Structures There are 3 vocational school district superintendents. Vocational school district superintendents are appointed by vocational school district boards.
Florida : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Georgia : K-12 Governance Structures There are 16 regional education service agency directors. Regional education service agency directors are appointed by regional education service agency boards.
Hawaii : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Idaho : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Illinois : K-12 Governance Structures There are 45 regional school superintendents, but there is not one for the Chicago public schools. Regional school superintendents are elected.
Indiana : K-12 Governance Structures There are 9 education service center directors. Education service center directors are appointed by education service center boards.
Iowa : K-12 Governance Structures There are 15 area education agency chief administrators. Area education agency chief administrators are appointed by area education agency boards of directors.
Kansas : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Kentucky : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Louisiana : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Maine : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Maryland : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Massachusetts : K-12 Governance Structures There are 80 regional school superintendents. Regional school superintendents are appointed by regional school committees.
Michigan : K-12 Governance Structures There are 57 intermediate superintendents. Intermediate superintendents are appointed by intermediate school boards.
Minnesota : K-12 Governance Structures There are 9 regional cooperative service center directors and 3 intermediate superintendents. Regional cooperative service center directors are appointed by regional cooperative service center boards. Intermediate superintendents are appointed by intermediate school boards.
Mississippi : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Missouri : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Montana : K-12 Governance Structures In those counties without a county manager form of government, there are county superintendents. There are 56 county superintendents. County superintendents are elected.
Nebraska : K-12 Governance Structures There are 18 educational service unit directors. Educational service unit administrators are appointed by educational service unit boards.
Nevada : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
New Hampshire : K-12 Governance Structures There are 80 superintendents (45 of the 80 serve a single school district and 35 of the 80 serve multiple school districts). Superintendents serving a single school district are appointed by that school district’s local school board. Superintendents serving multiple school districts are appointed by those districts’ school administrative unit boards.
New Jersey : K-12 Governance Structures There are county superintendents (the number of county superintendents is unavailable), 10 educational services commission directors and 1 educational improvement center director.County superintendents are appointed by the chief state school officer. Educational services commission directors are appointed by educational services commission boards.
New Mexico : K-12 Governance Structures There are 10 regional education cooperative directors. Regional education cooperative directors are appointed by regional education cooperative boards.
New York : K-12 Governance Structures There are 38 supervisory district superintendents. Supervisory district superintendents are appointed by boards of cooperative educational services.
North Carolina : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
North Dakota : K-12 Governance Structures There are 25 county superintendents. County superintendents are appointed by boards of county commissioners.
Ohio : K-12 Governance Structures There are 60 (59 eff. July 2006) educational service center directors. Educational service center directors are appointed by educational service center boards.
Oklahoma : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Oregon : K-12 Governance Structures There are 20 education service district superintendents. Education service district superintendents are appointed by education service district boards.
Pennsylvania : K-12 Governance Structures There are 29 intermediate executive directors. Intermediate executive directors are appointed by intermediate boards of directors.
Rhode Island : K-12 Governance Structures There are 4 regional superintendents. Regional superintendents are appointed by regional school boards.
South Carolina : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
South Dakota : K-12 Governance Structures There are 18 regional directors. Regional directors are appointed by cooperative educational service unit/mulit-district boards.
Tennessee : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Texas : K-12 Governance Structures There are 20 regional education service center executive directors and 2 county superintendents. Regional education service center executive directors are appointed by regional education service center boards, subject to the approval of the chief state school officer. County superintendents are appointed by county school boards.
Utah : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Vermont : K-12 Governance Structures There are 64 supervisory union superintendents. Supervisory union superintendents are appointed by supervisory union boards.
Virginia : K-12 Governance Structures There are no regional superintendents.
Washington : K-12 Governance Structures There are 9 educational service district superintendents. Educational service district superintendents are appointed by educational service district boards.
West Virginia : K-12 Governance Structures There are 8 regional educational service agency executive directors. Regional educational service agency executive directors are appointed by regional educational service agency boards.
Wisconsin : K-12 Governance Structures There are 12 cooperative educational service agency administrators. Cooperative educational service agency administrators are appointed by cooperative educational service agency boards.
Wyoming : K-12 Governance Structures There are 12 cooperative educational services executive directors. Cooperative educational services executive directors are appointed by boards of cooperative educational services.


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