Superintendent chosen to jointly lead Massachusetts district

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Somerset Berkley Regional School Committee and Somerset School Committee last Thursday approved of a three-year contract for new superintendent Jeffrey Schoonover.

The contract will pay Schoonover $133,000 in the first year, $145,000 in the second year and then he is eligible for a salary increase in the third year based on a job performance evaluation by the committees.

The contract also allows the committee to give Schoonover a merit bonus for his job performance in meeting goals that are established at the beginnings of school years. The contract does not specify how much could be awarded for the bonus.

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