Mark Rendell’s deal, which cements his position as superintendent of Brevard Public Schools, was unanimously approved at a school board meeting Tuesday night, despite conflict over the selection of a new district superintendent.
The move comes just a week after Rendell was elected superintendent of schools after a two-month nationwide survey.
“We negotiated and came to an agreement within 48 hours, and all he said was that we could consciously give people a chance. He was excited to move.
Rendell’s annual salary was set at $250,000 a year. According to bar association Paul Gibbs, the deal would allow Rendell to use the district’s vehicles, and is similar to the deal with former Superintendent Mark Mullins. He added that he had allocated between $225,000 and $300,000 in salaries and that Rendell planned to use the extra money to fill cabinet positions.
His start date is June 1st.
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Director Gene Trent called Rendell “a man of integrity”.
“(I can’t wait for him to start.) Hopefully the negotiations will show a little bit how quickly he chose what he chose because he’s a team player. That’s what he said to me in the first place,” in a one-on-one (interview). ”
Rendell was one of three finalists interviewed in late April and the only finalist from Brevard as a principal for Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior. high school. He previously served as principal at St. He Lucy County and later as an assistant and vice superintendent. After that, from 2015 until 2019, he served as Superintendent of Indians River County Schools.
At its May 2 meeting, the Board voted 3 to 2 for Rendell’s election, with Sushin, Trent, and Megan Wright in favor of election, and Katie Campbell and Jennifer Jenkins against. Both Campbell and Jenkins said they want Scott Schneider, the principal of Duval County Public Schools.
In addition to approving the Rendell agreement, the Board unanimously approved four policy amendments and one repeal. They have revised their policies addressing standards of ethical conduct. Student Conduct; Student Discipline; Student Removal, Suspension, Disciplinary Action, and Expulsion. They scrapped a policy that laid out guidelines on covers to protect your face in the event of a pandemic.
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