COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 32
May 30, 1997

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Richard T. La Pointe
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Authorization of Signatures in Absence of Superintendent - 1997-98

 
  Situations may occur when the division superintendent is out
  of the office at a time when a signature is needed.  Persons
  other than the superintendent may be authorized by the school
  board to sign documents.  The Department of Education must be
  notified of such Board action and the authorized signature
  must be on file as a prerequisite to processing reimbursements
  and other official correspondence.

  Please complete the attached form to renew the authorization
  for the 1997-98 school year, and return by July 31, 1997.  If
  there is no one other than the superintendent authorized to
  sign documents, please return the form signed by the
  superintendent marked "none authorized."

  For further information, please contact Mrs. Leigh H.
  Williams, Budget Analyst, at (804) 225-2060.

  RTL:lw

  Attachment-1:     A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
                    will be sent to the superintendent's office


                                        SCHOOL DIVISION AND SCHOOL CODE


                     VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

         AUTHORIZATION OF SIGNATURES IN ABSENCE OF SUPERINTENDENT

     The School Board of the County, City or Town of              
     at a meeting held on                           by duly recorded
     vote approved and authorized the person(s) listed below to sign 
     all Virginia Department of Education correspondence, reports, 
     documents, requisitions and other official correspondence in the
     absence of the Division Superintendent for a period beginning on
                                ending                             .


  AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE                       AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE


  PLEASE TYPE NAME                            PLEASE TYPE NAME


  PLEASE TYPE TITLE                           PLEASE TYPE TITLE



  AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE                       AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE


  PLEASE TYPE NAME                            PLEASE TYPE NAME


  PLEASE TYPE TITLE                           PLEASE TYPE TITLE

     This is to certify that the above action was approved and
     incorporated in the minutes of said Board on the aforementioned
     date.



    Date                        SIGNATURE OF DIVISION SUPERINTENDENT


                                             PLEASE TYPE NAME

RETURN BY JULY 31, 1997   TO:      Mrs. Leigh H. Williams
                                   Budget Analyst
                                   Virginia Department of Education
                                   P. O. Box 2120
                                   Richmond, VA 23218-2120