Reprinted from Stan Jester’s post on the Fact Checker blog >>
On Thursday May 28, the DeKalb County Board of Education approved an employment contract with Dr. R. Stephen Green as Superintendent of DeKalb County Schools, effective July 1, 2015.
Employment Contract Overview
Salary – $300K/year
Length – 3 years (Pursuant to § 20-2-101)
Expenses – $2,600/month
Car allowance – $750/month
Supplemental retirement plan in addition to TRS
Retention bonus – $15K/year
Termination of Employment
Termination for the Superintendent’s Convenience – The Superintendent may at his option terminate the contract. Superintendent shall pay the Board $150K.
Termination for Cause By Board – The School District may terminate the Superintendent for cause by a positive vote of at least five of the seven of the members of the whole Board pursuant to O.C.G.A 20-2-940.
Termination for the Board’s Convenience – The Board, upon a supermajority vote of at least five of its seven members, may terminate the contract for its convenience. The Board shall pay to the Superintendent severance pay in the amount of $150K.