SAISD Board extends contract for Superintendent Perez

SAN ANTONIO, June 17, 2014 – Last night, following an evaluation of the superintendent, the San Antonio ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. Sylvester Perez through June 30, 2016.

The previous contract would have ended in June of 2015. The terms of the contract remain the same.

Dr. Perez was appointed Superintendent of SAISD in June 2013, following serving asinterim superintendent since March 2012.

“Dr. Perez had a successful evaluation last night,” said Board President Ed Garza. “The entire Board has full confidence in Dr. Perez's leadership. The Board has been pleased with the positive changes we have seen in staffing re-organization, employee morale, teacher salaries, the district's financial health, as well as the strategic focus placed on student academic achievement and Bond 2010 implementation.”