Cumberland County school board okays superintendent contract renewal | #Education

The Cumberland County Board of Education approved by a 5-4 vote Tuesday contract renewals and bonuses for Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. and other top administrators in the school system.

Board Vice Chairman Greg West made the motion to extend the contracts of Connelly and members of his cabinet for one year. Connelly will get a $10,000 bonus while members of his cabinet will each get a $5,000 bonus.

West, board Chairwoman Alicia Chisolm, and board members Donna Vann, Nathan Warfel and Susan Williams voted for the motion. Board members Deanna Jones, Charles McKellar, Judy Musgrave and Carrie Sutton voted against it.

“The board has completed its annual evaluation of our superintendent, and the overall result is a satisfactory evaluation with numerous comments made on the work of Dr. Connelly and his team over the course of the last year,” West said during the meeting.

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