A superintendent may leave the employment of a district at the end of a school year without penalty by filing a written resignation with the board. The resignation must be addressed to the board and filed not later than the 45th day before the first day of instruction of the following school year.
A superintendent may resign, with the consent of a board, at any other time.
A superintendent whose contract is amended by the board on the basis of a financial exigency declared under Education Code 44.011 [see CEA] may resign without penalty by providing reasonable notice to the board and may continue employment for the notice period under the prior contract. [See BJC]
Education Code 21.212(e), (f)