Pittsburgh Board of Education has new contract with Superintendent Roosevelt
The Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Board of Education have entered into a new five year agreement with Superintendent Mark Roosevelt that runs from August 29, 2009 through August 2014.
Under the new contract the Mr. Roosevelt maintains the same performance-based compensation schedule as in his original contract. His salary will continue to provide the opportunity for him to receive a $10,000 merit increase, which is tied to meeting yearly performance goals, in addition to a $5,000 automatic yearly increase. His current salary is $225,000.
If he meets his performance priorities every year, under the new contract, his annual salary could increase to a maximum of $285,000 for 2013-14. The contract continues to provide enhanced life insurance and retirement benefits as incentives for the Superintendent to complete his full term with the district.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools is the largest school district in Allegheny County and ranks second in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with 66 public schools serving approximately 26,000 students.