Morrisville Superintendent of Schools Resigns, Takes another Position
The Superintendent of the Morrisville School District resigned Friday morning for a new position in another school district.
Jason Harris, in a letter posted to the school district’s social media platforms. Harris said he informed School Board President Damon Miller, and he plans to transition out to his new position over the next 60 days.
Harris thanked the school board, staff and community for allowing him to lead the district and said “…have come together in ways unprecedented to meet the needs of our school community.”
“There have been many highs and lows this community has faced and through each event, this community has stood strong for its learners” Harris wrote.
“I wish Mr. Harris all the best in his future and thank him for his service to the Morrisville School District, not only as superintendent but also as our business manager prior to that” the School Board President said.
Harris was hired in May of 2018 to be the superintendent, after serving for two years as the districts business manager.
Harris said he expects a “smooth transition of leadership with minimal impact on classrooms.
The School Board is scheduled to meet on September 22 for an agenda meeting and then on the September 29th for a general meeting.
Harris had one year left on his current contract with the district, which would expired in June of 2022 at had a beginning annual salary of $143,000.00 when he took the job.
Harris did not say what his new job will be or in what school district it is in.
“The district is exploring our options at this time for his replacement and are committed to finding a viable candidate who will serve the best interests of the students and the Morrisville community” said Miller via E-mail.