Berkeley USD has chosen Brent Stephens

May 14, 2019 | Berkeleyside

The Berkeley Unified School Board Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Brent Stephens as the district’s new superintendent. Stephens will be paid $239,000 in the first year of his three-year contract.

Stephens, 48, the Chief Academic Officer of the San Francisco Unified School District, was named as the likely new superintendent last month, pending a visit to his district and contract negotiations.

He will take up the position on July 1, replacing Donald Evans, who announced in January that he’d retire from the role, after leading the district for six years.

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