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CAMP HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT

DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT'S CONTRACT

ARTICLE I - CONTRACT

1.00 THIS CONTRACT is made and entered into this 13th day of March, 2017, by and between the BOARD
OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF THE CAMP HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT with offices located at 2627 Chestnut Street,
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, hereinafter referred to as the "School District" or Board and PATRICIA S. CRAIG, an individual
hereinafter referred to as the "District Superintendent."

ARTICLE II - PREAMBLE

2.00 WHEREAS, the Board of School Directors of the Camp Hill School District at a meeting of said Board
duly and properly called on the 13th day of March, 2017, did appoint PATRICIA S. CRAIG to the office of "District
Superintendent" for such "School District" in accordance with the provisions of Sections 508, 1001, 1071, 1073, and 1080
of the Public School Code of 1949, as amended (hereinafter referred to as Public School Code); and

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties, intending to be legally bound and in consideration of the mutual
covenants herein contained, do hereby agree as follows:

ARTICLE III - DURATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRACT

3.00 The "School District" does hereby employ PATRICIA S. CRAIG in the capacity of "District
Superintendent" of the "School District" for a term commencing on April 3, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2021. This
CONTRACT shall terminate immediately upon the expiration of the aforesaid Term unless the CONTRACT is sooner
modified or terminated in accordance with this CONTRACT or renewed automatically in accordance with Section 1073(b)
of the Public School Code or this CONTRACT.

ARTICLE IV - NATURE AND TERMS


MANAGEMENT SERVICES
4.00 During the term of this CONTRACT the "District Superintendent" agrees to serve as Chief Administrator
of the "School District" and to perform the duties of the "District Superintendent" in a competent and professional manner

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in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the policies of the "School District" and the provisions
of this CONTRACT.

LEGAL QUALIFICATIONS
4.01 The "District Superintendent" covenants that she possesses all of the qualifications that are required by law
to serve as a "District Superintendent." The "District Superintendent" agrees to maintain throughout the term of this
CONTRACT a valid and current commission or other legal credential as may be required by law and to present the same to
the Board of School Directors. She further agrees to subscribe to and take the proper oath of office before entering upon
her duties. She further represents that there is nothing to prevent her from entering into this CONTRACT and that this
CONTRACT does not violate or conflict with any other Agreement to which she is a party.

ASSESSMENT OF PERFORMANCE
4.02 A. The Board of School Directors shall evaluate the “District Superintendent” annually, in
accordance with Pennsylvania law. The evaluation will take place no later than June 30th (unless the parties mutually
agree in writing on another date) of each year, beginning in 2018. The annual performance assessment shall be conducted
in an executive session limited to members of the Board of School Directors and the “District Superintendent”. An
evaluation instrument and method mutually agreed upon in writing by the Board and the District Superintendent shall be
utilized for the annual performance assessment. The Board and “District Superintendent” agree to use the evaluation
instrument and method attached and incorporated into this CONTRACT as Appendix A, unless otherwise mutually
agreed upon by the Board and “District Superintendent”. Provided, however, that any evaluation instrument and method
selected shall require the Board of School Directors to speak in one voice as an entire Board rather than “averaging” the
feedback of each member regarding each aspect of the evaluation. In the event the Board consensus determines that the
performance of the “District Superintendent” is unsatisfactory in any respect, it shall describe in writing, in reasonable
detail, the specific instances of unsatisfactory performance. A copy of the written evaluation shall be delivered to the
“District Superintendent”. The “District Superintendent”, in her discretion, shall have the right to make a written response
to the evaluation. The Board’s evaluations and the “District Superintendent’s” response(s) shall be totally private and in
no manner become public knowledge either through written or verbal communication, except as otherwise expressly
required by state or federal law.

B. The performance assessment shall be used for the following purposes:


(1) To strengthen the working relationship between the Board and the “District Superintendent” and
to clarify the responsibilities the Board relies on the “District Superintendent” to fulfill;

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(2) To discuss and establish goals and/or objective performance standards for the ensuing year; and

(3) To establish the basis for possible increases in the “District Superintendent’s” annual salary.

C. Performance Expectations, Including Objective Performance Standards. The performance of the


“District Superintendent” shall be assessed in part against the objective performance standards that have been mutually
agreed upon by the Board and the “District Superintendent”. The Board shall post the mutually agreed upon objective
performance standards on the “School District” website and shall also annually post the date of the “District
Superintendent’s” annual performance assessment and whether or not the “District Superintendent” met the agreed upon
objective performance standards. No other information regarding the “District Superintendent’s” performance
assessment shall be posted on the “School District” website or in any other manner disclosed by the “School District” or
any Board member unless expressly required to do so by state or federal law. The Board and “District Superintendent”
hereby mutually agree to the objective performance standards which are attached and incorporated into this CONTRACT
as Appendix B, and which shall be reviewed and updated as necessary on or before July 1st of each year of this
CONTRACT unless another date is mutually agreed upon by the Board and “District Superintendent”.

ADMINISTRATION OF SCHOOLS – DUTIES OF “DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT”


4.03 A. “District Superintendent” shall be charged with the administration of the schools under the
direction of the Board of School Directors. “District Superintendent” shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the “School
District” and, as such, shall be responsible for the following:
(1) Serving as Chief Executive Officer of the “School District” under the direction and authority of
the Board of School Directors.

(2) Planning and initiating programs and policies concerning the organizational, operational and
educational function of the “School District” as directed by the Board of School Directors with
ultimate responsibility for the execution of these programs and policies.

(3) Assisting the Board of School Directors in developing short-range and long-range goals and
methods for the Board to evaluate the operational effectiveness of the “School District”.

(4) Keeping the Board of School Directors informed by written and oral reports as to the operation
and needs of the ”School District”.

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(5) Taking discretionary action in any matters not covered by Board policy and reporting such actions
to the Board of School Directors with recommendations for policy as necessary in order to provide
guidance in the future.

(6) Directing the daily operation of the “School District” schools by organizing, supervising and
coordinating ”School District” staff.

(7) Arranging for the systematic evaluation of staff by responsible administrators.

(8) Recommending the employment of, assigning and supervising directly or through delegation, the
work of all employees. Recommending promotions, salary changes, and the demotion or discharge
of any employees rendering unsatisfactory service.

(9) Establishing internal administrative operational procedures, rules and regulations relating to
personnel, collective bargaining, financial disbursements and accounting requirements,
equipment/facilities operation and use, food service and staffing requirements.

(10) Developing effective staff development programs that are linked to the strategic plan and Board of
School Directors goals for the “School District”.

(11) Communicating directly or through delegation, all personnel actions by the Board of School
Directors to all employees, as appropriate, and receiving from employees communication to be
made to the Board of School Directors.

(12) Ensuring that “School District” students have equal access to appropriate educational programs,
including pupil personnel, extracurricular activities and other supplemental programs deemed
necessary.

(13) Overseeing a timely review of all curricular areas required by law as well as other subjects the
Board may require and making recommendations to the Board of School Directors for the
improvement of curriculum.

(14) Recommending to the Board of School Directors any major changes in tests and time
schedules to be used in the schools.

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(15) Providing for appropriate methods of teaching, supervision and administration in the
schools as she deems necessary and reporting to the Board any insufficiencies that are found.

(16) Directing the development of and making recommendations for the yearly operating
budget on a timely basis that reflects the needs of the “School District” and the use of “School
District” assets and resources.

(17) Establishing and maintaining efficient procedures and effective controls for all
expenditures of “School District” funds in accordance with the adopted budget.

(18) Making recommendations regarding the needs for instructional and non-instructional
materials and equipment and recommending plans of improvements, alterations or other changes
in the buildings or surrounding grounds.

(19) Serving as the official spokesperson for the “School District” in providing information to
the Board, “School District” employees, the community and other outside groups/agencies on
matters affecting the operation of the “School District”.

(20) Maintaining directly or through delegation adequate records for the schools, including a
system of financial accounts, business and property records personnel, “School District”
population and scholastic records which are required by law and board policy.

(21) Interpreting and/or supervising the implementation of all Federal and State laws relevant
to education.

(22) Performing other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate under the direction of the
Board of School Directors.

B. “District Superintendent” shall have a seat on the Board of School Directors and the right to speak
on all issues before the Board but shall not have the right to vote. “District Superintendent” or her designee shall have the
right to attend all regular and special meetings of the Board and all committee meetings thereof, excepting those relating to
her own employment, and shall serve as advisor to the Board and its committees in all matters affecting the “School District”.
The Board and its members, individually, shall promptly refer all criticisms, complaints and suggestions called to its

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attention to “District Superintendent” for study, disposition, or recommendation as is appropriate.

C. “District Superintendent” shall be responsible for the total day-today administration of the “School
District” subject to officially adopted policies of the Board. Official contacts between Board Members and the staff of the
“School District” shall be through the “District Superintendent.” Nothing in this section shall preclude the right of Board
Members to exercise their responsibilities as individuals in the areas of monitoring “School District” operations, conducting
oversight activities, or visiting schools, as set forth in Board policy or directed by the Board.

D. “District Superintendent” agrees to devote her full time attention, energies, skills and labor to her
employment as “District Superintendent” during the term of this CONTRACT; provided, however, that she may undertake
and be compensated for outside work including consultative work, speaking engagements, writing, lecturing, adjunct
teaching or other professional services provided the Board gives its written consent.

E. The duties of the “District Superintendent” require her participation in professional associations
and presence at numerous meetings, conventions, and conferences in order to maintain awareness of current issues,
programs and information. The “District Superintendent’s” attendance at seminars, workshops, in-service programs, school
activities, professional development and graduate education programs is necessary to maintain the knowledge and skills
required of her position.

ARTICLE V - SCHOOL DISTRICT AND DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT

5.00 The "School District" on its own behalf and on behalf of the electors of the “School District” and the
“District Superintendent” hereby retain and reserve all power, rights, authority, duties, and responsibilities conferred upon
and vested in it and in her, respectively, by the law and the "Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" and the
Public School Code.

ARTICLE VI – “COMPENSATION” -- “SALARY” AND BENEFITS

“SALARY”
6.00 The Board of School Directors and the "District Superintendent" agree to the following conditions as they
relate to this CONTRACT or any amendment or extension to this CONTRACT.

(a) The established annual "Salary" shall be paid in equal installments in accordance with the policy

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or agreement governing other twelve (12) month "Management Employees" in the "School
District" unless otherwise agreed between the parties hereto.

(b) The "Compensation" of the "District Superintendent" shall not be decreased during the term of this
CONTRACT, or through any amendment or extension of this CONTRACT, without the written
approval of the "District Superintendent."

(c) Effective April 3, 2017, the "Salary" of the "District Superintendent" shall be One Hundred Thirty-
Five Thousand Dollars ($135,000.00).

(d) Thereafter, effective July 1, 2018 and on July 1st of every subsequent year of this CONTRACT,
the “Salary” of the “District Superintendent” shall be increased at the highest percentage rate of
increase provided to “School District” administrators under the “School District’s” administrator
compensation plan adopted pursuant to Section 1164 of the Public School Code, 24 P.S. §11-1164
(Act 93 Plan) for such year. Additional “Salary” increases may be provided at the discretion of
the Board of School Directors taking into consideration the “District Superintendent’s”
performance evaluation.

(e) The "School District" in annually increasing the “District Superintendent’s” "Compensation" or
“Salary” shall not be considered to have entered into a new agreement with the "District
Superintendent" or have extended the termination date of this CONTRACT.

VACATIONS AND HOLIDAYS

6.01 The “School District” and “District Superintendent” hereby agree that the following provisions shall be
applicable to vacation leave and holidays:
(a) Effective April 3, 2017, the "District Superintendent" shall receive five (5) days of vacation leave
with full pay for the 2016-2017 “School Fiscal Year”. Effective July 1, 2017 and on July 1st of
each subsequent year of this contract, the “District Superintendent” shall receive twenty (20) days
of vacation leave with full pay annually, exclusive of holidays. On June 30th of each year of this
CONTRACT, if work conditions prevent the taking of all vacation days, the "District
Superintendent" shall have the option of carrying over a maximum of five (5) days to the new
“School Fiscal Year” provided that such days do not exceed a maximum of twenty-five (25) days

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or of applying a maximum of five (5) days from any given year to accumulated sick leave. The
“District Superintendent” may also elect to cash in up to five (5) unused vacation days by
December 31st of the year in which they are accrued at a rate of her then-current per diem rate of
pay (“per diem rate of pay” as the term is used throughout this CONTRACT shall be calculated by
dividing the “District Superintendent’s” then-current annual “Salary” by 260).

(b) The “School District shall pay the “District Superintendent” for unused days of vacation leave
at the time this CONTRACT is terminated for any reason, whether voluntarily or involuntarily,
including but not limited to retirement, resignation, termination, death, mutual consent, or non-
renewal of this CONTRACT, at which time the “School District” shall pay the “District
Superintendent” her then-current per diem rate of pay for each day of unused vacation leave up
to a maximum payment for thirty (30) days of unused vacation leave.

(c) The “School District” shall make such payments to the “District Superintendent” for unused
vacation leave as non-elective employer contributions to the “District Superintendent’s” 403(b)
account. These non-elective employer contributions shall be subject to an amount up to or equal
to the limits established by law for such accounts. If the compensation limits established for
such accounts are exceeded, the “School District” shall cause to be contributed as a non-elective
contribution an amount up to and equal to the established limits for such contribution in each
subsequent year for a period of not more than five (5) years or until the benefit amount is
exhausted. There is no cash option for such payments for unused vacation leave.

(d) In addition, the “District Superintendent” shall receive, with full pay, all holidays available to
twelve-month administrative employees covered under the “School District’s” administrator
compensation plan adopted pursuant to Section 1164 of the Public School Code (24 P.S. 11-
1164) (Act 93 Plan).

SICK LEAVE
6.02 Effective April 3, 2017, the “District Superintendent” shall receive three (3) days of sick leave with full
pay for the 2016-2017 “School Fiscal Year”. Effective July 1, 2017 and on July 1st of each subsequent year of this
CONTRACT, the "District Superintendent" shall receive twelve (12) days of sick leave with full pay. In addition, the
District Superintendent shall be credited on April 3, 2017 with thirty (30) days of unused sick leave with full pay transferred
from her previous public school employer and fifty (50) days of unused sick leave with full pay earned during her prior

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employment with the “School District”. Unused sick leave days shall be cumulative without limit and may be supplemented
at the discretion of the "School District." The “District Superintendent” may use up to five (5) days of sick leave to care
for members of her “immediate family” as that term is defined in the “Bereavement Leave” paragraph of this
CONTRACT. Days of sick leave used for members of the “District Superintendent’s” “immediate family” will be
deducted from her allocated sick leave in the same manner as those used for the “District Superintendent’s” own illness.

The “School District” shall pay the “District Superintendent” for unused days of sick leave at the time this CONTRACT
is terminated for any reason, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, including but not limited to retirement, resignation,
termination, death, mutual consent, or non-renewal of this Contract, at which time the “School District” shall pay the
“District Superintendent” at the rate of sixty dollars ($60.00) per day for each day of unused sick leave up to a maximum
payment for two hundred seventy (270) days. The “School District” shall make such payment to the “District
Superintendent” for unused sick leave as a non-elective employer contribution to the “District Superintendent’s” 403(b)
account. This non-elective employer contribution shall be subject to an amount up to or equal to the limits established
by law for such accounts. If the compensation limits established for such accounts are exceeded, the “School District”
shall cause to be contributed as a non-elective contribution an amount up to and equal to the established limits for such
contributions in each subsequent year for a period of not more than five (5) years or until the benefit amount is exhausted.
There is no cash option for such payment for unused sick leave. If death is the cause of termination, a lump sum payment
shall be made to the “District Superintendent’s” surviving spouse or to her estate, if no surviving spouse.

OTHER LEAVES
6.03 The “School District” and “District Superintendent” hereby agree that the following leave provisions shall
be applicable:
(a) PERSONAL LEAVE – Effective April 3, 2017, the “District Superintendent” shall receive one
(1) day of personal leave with full pay for the 2016-2017 “School Fiscal Year”. Effective July
1, 2017 and on July 1st of each subsequent year of this CONTRACT, the “District
Superintendent” shall receive three (3) days of personal leave with full pay. The unused portion
of such allowance of personal leave shall accrue from year to year; provided that the total number
of personal days that may accrue shall not exceed six (6) days. Any personal leave accumulated
on June 30th of each year of this CONTRACT in excess of six (6) days shall be converted to days
of sick leave. In addition, when this Contract is terminated for any reason, whether voluntarily
or involuntarily, all unused days of personal leave shall be converted to days of sick leave.

(b) BEREAVEMENT LEAVE – The “District Superintendent” shall be entitled to five (5) days of

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bereavement leave, with full pay, because of a death in “District Superintendent’s” immediate
family. “Immediate family” is defined as father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, son, daughter,
parent-in-law, stepparent, grandparent, grandchild, a near relative residing in the same household
or any person with whom the “District Superintendent” lives at the time of said death. The
“District Superintendent” shall be entitled to one (1) day of bereavement leave, with full pay,
because of a death of a near relative. “Near relative” is defined as aunt, uncle, niece, nephew,
first cousin, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law. The “District
Superintendent” may use additional days of sick leave for bereavement, with Board approval.

(c) JURY DUTY AND COURT APPEARANCES – The “District Superintendent” shall be
permitted to attend, without loss of pay or benefits, jury duty, court and other judicial and
administrative appearances for any proceeding in which she is subpoenaed to appear.

(d) OTHER LEAVES – The "District Superintendent" shall be entitled to such other leaves of absence
as are provided for “professional employees” and/or “management employees” pursuant to state
or federal law and the policies and regulations of the “School District”.

COURSE REIMBURSEMENT, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION


6.04 The “School District” shall pay the full cost of tuition for all graduate courses, including on-line courses,
taken by the “District Superintendent” at recognized colleges or universities of her choice, provided that the per credit
cost shall not exceed the per graduate credit cost at Penn State University. The “School District” shall make such payment
directly to the institution upon her registration for each graduate course, when she submits the tuition bill to the “School
District’s” business manager; provided that such courses are subject to repayment by the “District Superintendent” for
any course in which the “District Superintendent” fails to receive a final passing grade. The “District Superintendent”
shall submit transcripts to the “School District” business manager at the end of each course in which the “School District”
has paid for registration. In addition, the “School District” shall pay the full enrollment cost and/or tuition and fees for
all professional development courses and continuing education courses taken by the “District Superintendent” during this
CONTRACT.

INSURANCE BENEFITS
6.05 The "District Superintendent" shall receive "School District" provided insurance benefits as follows:

(a) Group Term Life Insurance in an amount no less than two (2) times the annual compensation.

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(b) Comprehensive Catastrophic Liability Insurance and Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance in
an amount no less than the coverage in existence at the time of approval of this CONTRACT.

(c) Group Hospitalization, Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Insurance in accordance with
terms, specifications, and conditions that are no less than those in existence in the “School District”
for any “professional employee” or “management employee” at the time of the approval of this
CONTRACT or remuneration for waiver of said benefits as accorded to any “professional
employees” or “management employee” of the “School District”.

(d) Disability insurance, accident and sickness in accordance with the “School District” Disability
Insurance in effect at the time of claim.

MEETINGS, CONVENTIONS AND SEMINARS


6.06 The duties of the "District Superintendent" require her presence at numerous meetings, conventions, and
conferences in order that she can maintain awareness of current program problems and information. Her attendance at
seminars, workshops, in service programs, school activities, and graduate education programs is necessary to maintain the
knowledge and skills required of her position. The "School District" considers the expenses involved in such activities to
be directly related to her duties and appropriate for reimbursement. Expense reimbursement for such activities shall be
provided in accordance with procedures described in "School District" policy.

EXPENSES AND TRANSPORTATION


6.07 The “School District” shall fully reimburse the “District Superintendent” for all reasonable expenses
incurred by the “District Superintendent” in the discharge of her duties, upon proper documentation. In addition, the
“School District” shall reimburse the “District Superintendent” for expenses associated with the performance of the
“School District’s” business and the use of her personal automobile at the highest rate per mile allowed by the Internal
Revenue Service. Such expense reimbursement costs shall be approved by the Board in accordance with “School
District” policies and procedures.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT


6.08 The "School District" shall provide and pay for the "District Superintendent" annual memberships in four
(4) professional associations of her choosing. The “School District” recognizes the obligation to professional growth and
development provided by these affiliations and encourages and permits the “District Superintendent” to participate actively

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in the leadership of these organizations by holding office and serving on committees. In addition, the “School District”
shall reimburse the “District Superintendent” for her annual membership fees and other expenses in developing and
maintaining relationships in community organizations and with local leaders, provided that such reimbursement amount
shall not exceed One Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars ($1,800) per year without approval by the Board.

OTHER BENEFITS
6.09 The "District Superintendent" shall receive all and any other personal benefits and incentives provided to
other “professional employees” and “management employees” of the "School District" even though such benefits and
incentives are not otherwise enumerated in this CONTRACT. Nothing contained herein shall preclude the "School District"
from providing additional benefits for the "District Superintendent" as may be agreed between the parties.

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY
6.10 The Board shall maintain professional liability insurance during the term of the “District Superintendent’s”
CONTRACT and shall have the “District Superintendent” named as an additional insured on the policy. Without any effect
on the professional liability coverage, the “School District” agrees that it will defend, hold harmless, and indemnify “District
Superintendent” from any and all demands, claims, suits, actions and legal proceedings brought against “District
Superintendent” in her individual capacity or in her official capacity; however, provided that the incident or claim arose
while “District Superintendent” was acting in good faith within the scope of her employment. This obligation shall survive
the termination of this CONTRACT.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
6.11 Residency in the Borough of Camp Hill shall not be considered to be a condition of employment for the
“District Superintendent”.

ARTICLE VII - REAPPOINTMENT AND TERMINATION

7.00 Reappointment. If, at any time, the Board of School Directors decides that it does not desire to renew the
CONTRACT of the “District Superintendent” for another term, the Board shall notify the “District Superintendent” in
writing as soon as possible after such decision is made but no later than one hundred fifty (150) days prior to the expiration
of the Term of this CONTRACT, of the Board of School Directors’ intent not to reappoint her. Should the “District
Superintendent” not be so notified at least one hundred fifty (150) days prior to the expiration of the Term of this
CONTRACT, she shall be reappointed for a term of similar length to what she is currently serving and the terms and
conditions of this CONTRACT shall be incorporated into a successor Contract unless mutually agreed otherwise by the

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Board and the “District Superintendent”.

7.01 Termination. This CONTRACT may be terminated prior to the end of the Term of this CONTRACT as
follows:

A. The “District Superintendent” shall be subject to discharge and termination of this CONTRACT
for the reasons specified in Section 1080 of the Public School Code. However, the Board shall not
arbitrarily or capriciously call for the “District Superintendent’s” dismissal and the “District
Superintendent” shall in any event have the right to written charges, notice of hearing, fair and
impartial hearing, all elements of due process, and the right to appeal to a court of competent
jurisdiction. At any such hearing before the Board, the “District Superintendent” shall have the
right to be present and to be heard, to be represented by counsel, and to present evidence, through
witnesses, testimony, and documentation relevant to the issue. A transcript of the record of
proceedings before the Board shall be made available without charge to the “District
Superintendent”. The “District Superintendent” shall have the right to be represented by counsel
at her sole cost and expense.

B. This CONTRACT may be unilaterally terminated without penalty by the resignation of the
“District Superintendent” at any time; provided the “District Superintendent” gives the Board at
least ninety (90) days’ notice prior to the effective date of the resignation. If this CONTRACT is
terminated in this manner, the “School District” shall pay and provide to the “District
Superintendent” all of the aggregate compensation, salary, and benefits including, but not limited
to, insurance premiums and coverage and payment for unused leave, the “District Superintendent”
earned, accrued and/or is entitled to in accordance with this CONTRACT through the effective
date of her resignation and termination of this CONTRACT plus any applicable post-employment
and retirement benefits provided for in this CONTRACT.

C. This CONTRACT may be terminated by the mutual consent, in writing, of the “District
Superintendent” and the Board. If this CONTRACT is terminated in this manner, the “School
District” shall pay and provide to the “District Superintendent” all of the aggregate compensation,
salary, and benefits, including but not limited to insurance premiums and coverage and payment
for unused leave, the “District Superintendent” earned, accrued and/or is entitled to in accordance
with this CONTRACT through the mutually agreed upon effective date of the termination of this

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CONTRACT plus any applicable post-employment and retirement benefits provided for in this
CONTRACT and any additional amount mutually agreed upon by the Board and “District
Superintendent”.

D. This CONTRACT shall be terminated upon the death of the “District Superintendent”, at which
time, the “School District” shall pay to the “District Superintendent’s” spouse, or in the event of
no surviving spouse, to her estate, all of the aggregate compensation, salary, and benefits including
payment for unused leave, the “District Superintendent” earned, accrued and/or is entitled to under
this CONTRACT through the date of the “District Superintendent’s” death.

ARTICLE VIII - OBLIGATIONS

8.0 This CONTRACT shall be binding upon the parties, their successors or assigns.

ARTICLE IX - UNLAWFUL PROVISION

9.00 Should any article, section, or clause of this CONTRACT be declared illegal by a court of competent
jurisdiction, said article, section, or clause, as the case may be, shall be automatically deleted from this CONTRACT to the
extent that it violated the law. The remaining articles, sections and clauses shall remain in full force and effect for the
duration of the CONTRACT if not affected by the deleted article, section, or clause. If at any time thereafter such article,
section, or clause shall no longer conflict with the law, then it shall be deemed restored in full force and effect as if it had
never been in conflict with the law.

ARTICLE X – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

10.00
A. Statutory References. All references to the Public School Code contained herein shall also refer to
any amendment or recodification of such code.

B. Modifications. This CONTRACT shall not be amended, changed or modified, except in writing
approved of and signed by the “District Superintendent” and approved of by the Board and signed
by a duly authorized officer(s) of the Board.

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C. Applicable Law. This CONTRACT shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws
of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

ARTICLE XI - DEFINITIONS

11.00 Terms appearing in quotation marks throughout this CONTRACT shall have meaning as defined in this
section (11.00) of the CONTRACT. The definitions appear in alphabetical order for the purpose of easy reference.

(a) "Compensation" shall mean the total value of annual "Salary" and benefits provided to the "District
Superintendent" by the "School District" for services rendered by her.

(b) "District Superintendent" shall be defined as the Chief Administrator employed under the provision
of Section 1001 of the Public School Code for the superintendence and supervision of the public
schools of the "School District." The "District Superintendent" shall have a seat on the Board of
School Directors of the District, and the right to speak on all matters before the Board as provided
under Section 1081 of the Public School Code.

(c) "Management Employee" shall mean an employee of the "School District" under contract to
perform responsibilities as a principal, district level professional supervisor, business manager, or
assistant superintendent.

(d) "Professional Employee" shall mean an employee of the "School District" under contract to
perform responsibilities as a teacher, librarian, nurse and counselor.

(e) "Salary" shall mean the portion of "Compensation" provided annually in installments through
payroll to the "District Superintendent" for services provided to the "School District." The total
amount of "Salary" shall be established in accordance with the provisions of Article VI of this
CONTRACT.

(f) "School District" shall mean the Board of School Directors of the Camp Hill School District who
are elected or appointed under the provisions of Section 301 of the Public School Code. The
"School District" shall function in accordance with the provisions of the Public School Code and

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the rules and regulations established by the "School District" under provision of Section 407 of the
Public School Code.

(g) "School Fiscal Year" shall mean July 1 through June 30 of each year of this CONTRACT.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF and intending to be legally bound, the parties have caused this CONTRACT
to be duly executed the day and year first above written.

Dated this _______ day of ______________, 2017.

ATTEST:

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Tina L. Darchicourt, Secretary Stephen B. Karl, President
Camp Hill Board of School Directors Camp Hill Board of School Directors

WITNESS:

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Patricia S. Craig, Superintendent
Camp Hill School District

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