Contract Approved for New OPS Superintendent
(Omaha, NE) - The Omaha School Board approved a contract Wednesday night for newly-hired superintendent Mark Evans. Evans replaces longtime OPS Superintendent John Mackiel, who retired in August.
The school board approved a contract for Evans worth $265,000 per year for three years. The deal includes 25 vacation days per year, and 30 days of sick leave throughout the three years of the contract. Evans will also be provided $12,000 per year for transportation expenses, and will be reimbursed up to $15,000 for moving to Omaha.
Evans was hired in December after serving as superintendent of the Andover Public Schools in Kansas. He was chosen over candidates from Iowa City and Washington, D.C.