BCSD releases 'Separation and Release Agreement' after former superintendent resigns

BCSD releases 'Separation and Release Agreement' after former superintendent resigns
Source: Berkeley County School District
Source: BCSD
Source: BCSD
Source: Berkeley County School District
Source: Berkeley County School District

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - New information was released on Friday concerning Berkeley County School District.

Finding a new superintendent for the district could cost just as much as former superintendent Brenda Blackburn's annual salary, according to the documents.

The new information came from documents that were released from Berkeley County School District under a request.

The documents focus on Blackburn's contract with the district, an agreement focused on finding a superintendent replacement, and Blackburn's separation agreement after her resignation.

The former superintendent resigned in March of 2017 during an FBI investigation of the financial fraud by Thomas.

Blackburn was hired on Aug. 13 2015, according to documents, with an annual base salary of $210,000.

Blackburn's severance agreement was payed in the amount of $76,800, according to the documents.

Copyright 2017 WCSC. All rights reserved.