ENCINITAS — The EUSD (Encinitas Union School District) Board of Trustees approved a four-year contract for Superintendent Tim Baird at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
This year, Baird’s salary is $200,000, the amount he was paid last year.
According to the contract, Baird will receive a written evaluation from the Board of Trustees each year. A satisfactory or better evaluation extends the contract for another 12 months.
If he chooses to do so, Baird can negotiate salary increases in future years of the contract.
Each of the EUSD Trustees praised Baird’s work.
“We just applaud you for your vision, your perseverance and your courage,” Trustee Gregg Sonken said.
There were no public speakers.
As well as health and leave benefits, Baird is also provided a convertible term life insurance policy at an annual premium of $6,134, according to the contract.
Baird came to EUSD in 2009 from the Ojai Unified School District in Ojai, Calif.