COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O.BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO.243

October 3, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Certificate of Appointment and Oath of Superintendent

 

The Virginia statute requires that every division superintendent, before entering upon the duties of the office, must take and subscribe the oath prescribed for an officer of the Commonwealth.  A certificate of the clerk of the court in which the oath is administered must be submitted to the Department of Education. 

 

Attached are copies of the certificate of appointment and oath of superintendent that should be completed at the time the division superintendent is appointed.  If you have sent these certificates to the Department of Education, it is not necessary to resubmit using the attached forms.  Please maintain these forms on file for future use.

 

If you have any questions regarding the certificate of appointment or the oath of office, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Patty Pitts, assistant superintendent for teacher education and licensure at Patty.Pitts@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 371-2522.

 

PIW/psp

 

Attachments

 

a. Certificate of Appointment (Word)

b. Oath of Superintendent (Word)