Michigan board gives superintendent a 53.9 percent evaluation score

Friday, May 31, 2013

The Buena Vista School District Board of Education isn't satisfied with Superintendent Deborah Hunter-Harvill's job performance.

And Hunter-Harvill said she's trying to understand what it is the board members are unhappy with.

"I've done my work. I've given it my best," she said.

At the board's special meeting, the superintendent and four board members met for 20 minutes in executive session to discuss Hunter-Harvill's evaluation, which was completed April 25.

Six board members, excluding Trustee Frances L. Hayes, submitted evaluations and combined, gave Hunter-Harvill a 53.9 percent score out of a possible 100. That rating is "minimally effective" based on 12 categories such as relationship with the board, educational leadership and progress toward the school improvement plan.

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