The Roane County Board of Education approved the contract for its new director on Thursday.
“The negotiations went real well,” Board Mem-ber Mike “Brillo” Miller said.
Miller negotiated the contract with Dr. Leah Rice Watkins after the board voted 7-3 on April 20 to select her as the next director.
The contract is for four years, beginning on July 1 and expiring on June 30, 2020.
The starting salary is $120,000.