Henry County School superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis has a new three-year contract.

Henry County BOE, superintendent agree on new 3-year contract

Less than 18 months after hiring its current superintendent, the Henry County Board of Education extended her contract and has given her a substantial raise.

More than one board member at the March public meeting called Mary Elizabeth Davis “a breath of fresh air” and praised her work since starting the job in November of 2017. She began at that time with a three-year contract at $213,000 per year, but that contract was terminated and the new deal which took effect March 12 calls for a $300,000 annual salary over the same length of time.

If she fulfills this contract, Davis will have been on the job longer than each of her three immediate predecessors.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.