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School board extends Scott's contract to 2018

Hillsboro School District Superintendent Mike Scott received a glowing performance evaluation and a one-year extension of his contract from members of the Hillsboro School Board Tuesday night.Mike Scott

Scott’s contract now extends through June 30, 2018.

“In this sixth year of your superintendency, you continue to be an exceptional and respected leader throughout our district and community,” read an excerpt of Scott’s performance evaluation letter. “You have developed relationships with legislators and are seen as a leader, not only in Washington County, but in the state.”

Board members ranked Scott highest in the categories of “leadership and culture” and “values and ethics.”

“You have an amazing ability to find common ground and build consensus when dealing with difficult or controversial issues,” the letter noted.

The board's letter also commended Scott specifically on his work in growing the college and career pathways program.

“Not only did you meet that goal, our district was nationally recognized for this work,” the letter read.

Scott’s compensation package for the 2015-16 school year will increase by the same amount as licensed staff. The district is currently in negotiations with the Hillsboro Education Association, the teacher’s union.

Scott’s current base salary is $176,487 per year.

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