COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 39
June 26, 1998

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Authorization of Signatures in Absence of Superintendent - 1998-99

 
  Situations may occur when the Division Superintendent is out
  of the office at a time when his or her signature is needed. 
  On such occasions, persons other than the Superintendent may
  be authorized by the local school board to sign documents. 
  The Department of Education must be notified of such Board
  action and the authorized signature must be on file in this
  Department before we will process requests for reimbursements
  or other official actions that would normally require the
  Division Superintendent's signature.

  Please complete the attached form to establish this
  authorization for the 1998-99 school year and return by July
  31, 1998.  If the Superintendent is the only person 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.

  PDS:lw

  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachments
               will be sent to the superintedent'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 reports,
  documents, requisitions, and other official correspondence in
  the absence of the Division Superintendent for a period
  beginning on ___________________ and 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, 1998   TO:     Mrs. Leigh H. Williams
                                    Budget Analyst
                                    VA Department of Education
                                    P. O. Box 2120
                                    Richmond, VA 23218-2120