Thursday night, July 30th, Mt Vernon Independent School District Board reached an agreement with John Kaufman by which he resigns as Superintendent of the District on August 31, 2015. The Board of Trustees expressed their sincere appreciation to Kaufman for his efforts while serving as superintendent and for the many achievements and accomplishments of the entire district team during his tenure.
In return, Kaufman thanked the present and past board for providing him the opportunity to serve MVISD. He stated that a district is measured by the commitment of the board, staff, and community to its children and their achievement. He said MVISD is so committed.
The board will soon begin their search for an interim superintendent.
The district stated they would release the terms of the agreement between Kaufman and the board on Monday, according to school sources.