DeSoto’s Brumley: Is the Jefferson Parish Deal Done? [VIDEO]
DeSoto Parish Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cade Brumley talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about the possibility of his leaving north Louisiana and taking over in New Orleans' Jefferson Parish.
Brumly, who received the unanimous support (9-0) of the Jefferson Parish school board earlier this week, now has only to work out details of the contract with the parish before accepting the position.
According the New Orleans website nola.com:
"By state law the contract offered to Brumley can't extend beyond two years of the current board's term, Board President Mark Morgan said. The term expires at the end of 2018.That means the longest initial contract Brumley could get would be through December 2020."
If Brumley makes the move to south Louisiana, he would replace superintendent Isaac Joseph, whose contract was not renewed by the board.
Again, from nola,com:
"Brumley said he would create a 100-day plan in which he would outline short-term goals and once he's had a chance to assess the system he would formulate a more concrete, strategic vision for the long term.
That long-term plan would be created after meeting with teachers, parents, administrators and others in the community, Brumley said prior to the vote."
According to sources, if the deal is done and approved, Brumley could start as Jefferson's new superintendent as early as April.