Here’s a list of the 10 highest paid school employees in Hampton and Newport News.
The information came from both districts.
- Jeffrey Smith, superintendent – $223,377
- John Caggiano, deputy superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment – $147,000
- John Eagle, director of information systems – $140,465
- Donna Woods, executive director of secondary school leadership – $130,972
- Cynthia Cooper, executive director of research and planning – $129,354
- Nanci Warren Reaves, school board attorney – $126,525
- Robbin Ruth, executive director of human resources – $122,434
- Raymond Haynes, executive director of school leadership – $120,704
- Daniel Bowling, chief operations officer – $115,000
- Christopher Martin, senior system administrator – $113,879
Their combined salaries are $1,369,710.
All employees of Hampton City Schools, both full-time and part-time, received a 2 percent raise for the 2018-2019 school year. The information above reflects that raise.
- George Parker, superintendent – $238,400
- Mary Lou Roaseau, assistant superintendent – $198,889.34
- Rashard Wright, chief of staff – $169,100
- Brian Nichols, chief academic officer – $148,833.05
- Michele Mitchell, executive director of student advancement – $144,436.01
- Keith Webb, executive director of plant services – $142,007.27
- Terri McCaughan, elementary school principal – $138,865.99
- Stephanie Hautz, director of human resources – $127,296
- Catherine Alexander, executive director of child nutrition services and wellness – $125,963.82
- Nancy Sweat, executive director of curriculum and development – $125,554.69
Their combined salaries are $1,559,346.17.
All Newport News Public Schools employees received a 4 percent salary increase for the 2019 fiscal year. The above salaries include base pay, the salary increase and other stipends.
Michelle Price, NNPS director of public information and community involvement, noted in an email that all employees’ salaries are based on a pay scale “approved” by the school board and “administered” by the superintendent. The school board also determines the superintendent’s contract and salary.