Contract Negotiations Underway for New Superintendent

Montgomery, Alabama – The newly tapped superintendent for Montgomery Public Schools has begun discussions with the board about her new contract.

Dr. Barbara Thompson has participated in a conference call with Montgomery County Board of Education President Beverly Ross and two other board members.

Thompson is coming to Montgomery from the New Glaris, Wisconsin school system.

The exact amount that Thompson will receive has not been announced. Montgomery's former school superintendent, Mr. John Dilworth received a base salary of$155,000.