Office of the Director
Director, Chuuk Department of Education
Dr. Margarita Cholymay
Director of the
Chuuk Department of Education
P.O Box 460
Weno, Chuuk 96942
The Director of the Chuuk Department of Education holds a significant responsibility as the Executive Director of the Board of Education in Chuuk. The Director is accountable for implementing the Board’s policies and objectives and ensuring that the educational system in Chuuk runs smoothly. Here are some specific responsibilities of the Director:
Serve as the Executive Director of the Board – As the Executive Director, the Director of Education is responsible for executing the policies and decisions of the Board. The Director carries out the duties and functions assigned by the Board, including the implementation of policies and programs and ensuring that the educational system is working efficiently.
Attend all meetings – The Director is required to attend all Board meetings, but they do not have the power to vote.
Provide logistical and administrative needs – The Director is responsible for ensuring that the Board has all the resources needed to carry out its functions effectively. This includes providing administrative and logistical support to the Board members, such as scheduling meetings, preparing meeting materials, and ensuring that there is adequate staff to implement the Board’s policies and programs.
Temporary Executive Director – In the absence of the Executive Director, the Deputy Director of the Department of Education or whoever is assuming the directorship, shall serve as the temporary Executive Director of the Board.
Recommend staff for hiring – The Director has the authority to recommend staff for hiring to the Board. This responsibility includes evaluating the qualifications and skills of potential employees and recommending the most suitable candidates.
Removal from position – The Board can remove the Director from their position if they engage in misconduct, exhibit incompetence, neglect their duties, or if there is other good cause. The removal must be approved by a majority vote of all Board members.
Overall, the Director of the Chuuk Department of Education plays a critical role in ensuring that the educational system in Chuuk is efficient and effective. The Director must work closely with the Board and other stakeholders to implement policies and programs that benefit the students of Chuuk.