District 205 Leader Gets Contract Extension

Apr 11, 2012


The Rockford school board has approved a contract extension for the district's interim superintendent. 

Robert Willis was hired last year to replace LaVonne Sheffield.  The deal approved Tuesday night expires in July of 2013.  It comes with a more than 20-percent pay increase.  Willis' salary will be $225,000 during for the next academic year.  Sheffield's salary was $210,000 at the time of her departure.  The board of education still plans to launch a search for a permanent superintendent.