Sibley East Sup’t Contract Approved 26 Feb 13

The Sibley East School District will have a new superintendent as of July 1st. The Sibley East School Board approved a 3-year contract for Sibley East High School Principal Jim Amsden to be the new leader of the district during its most recent meeting. His starting salary will be $115,000 the first year, with a 1% raise each of the next 2 years. Amsden has been with Sibley East for 24 years, serving as high school principal for the past 4 years, and as a social studies teacher prior to that. In addition to the salary, he will also receive 20 days of paid vacation as Sibley East Superintendent, as well as 12 paid holidays, 20 sick days, and full insurance benefits. The contract is contingent upon Amsden completing his state superintendent licensure by June 30th. Retired Sibley East Superintendent John Langenbrunner has been serving as the district’s interim superintendent this school year after former superintendent Stephen Jones went to the Little Falls School District.