Winston Brooks was given another year on his contract to lead the Albuquerque Public Schools, extending it through June 30, 2013.
APS issued the following news release:
The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education
today approved a one-year contract extension for APS Superintendent
Winston Brooks, which means his current contract continues through June
Board members completed an evaluation of the superintendent this
week and approved the one-year contract extension at a special meeting
“We have been pleased with the superintendent’s performance
since coming to Albuquerque almost two years ago,” said APS Board of
Education President Martin Esquivel. “We believe that it is important to
have continuity in leadership and Mr. Brooks is making progress in
moving this district forward.”
Brooks said he is eager to continue to work with the board of
education, teachers, administrators, all APS staff and the community.
“Together we can make this a world-class district,” Brooks added.
The new contract does not include a salary raise. According to
the contract, raises for the superintendent are tied to teacher raises
and there was no salary increase for APS teachers this year. Brooks will
continue to earn an annual salary of $250,000.