Update (9/17/13): The Muscogee County School Board approved the hiring of Rebecca Braaten as the assistant superintendent to David Lewis. Her salary will be $122,500.
Original story: Muscogee County School District Superintendent David Lewis proposed the hiring of an assistant superintendent of education at a work session Monday night.
For the job, he is nominating Rebecca Braaten, who worked with Lewis in the Polk County School District.
Braaten is currently the senior director of K-12 science and acceleration in Polk County. She has served in several other positions in that district, including director of academic rigor and secondary curriculum.
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The Muscogee County School District has not had an assistant superintendent of education since Robin Pennock retired in June 2008. John Phillips was the superintendent at that time.
Braaten's salary would be $122,500, slightly more than the $120,540 the district's six chief officers earn. Pennock's salary was $128,658 when she retired in 2008.
MCSD CABINET: Here are the top officials, their titles and their salaries in the Muscogee County School District
David Lewis, Superintendent: $170,000
Rebecca Braaten, Assistant Superintendent: $122,500
Sharon Adams, Chief of Financial Services: $120,540
Melvin Blackwell, Chief of Student Services: $120,540
Myles Caggins, Chief of Operations and Facilities: $120,540
Forrest Toelle, Chief of Technology Information Services: $120,540
Veronica Collins, Chief of Academics: $120,540
Kathy Tessin, Chief of Human Resources: $120,540
Valerie Fuller, Director of Communications: $73,800
Gary Gibson, Chief Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent: $85,527
Susan Taunton, Director of Internal Audits: $86,165