New Haven Superintendent signs separation agreement with Board of Ed

New Haven

NEW HAVEN. Conn. (WTNH)– The Superintendent of New Haven Public Schools has signed a separation agreement with the Board of Education.

Related: Dr. Carol Birks out as New Haven Superintendent

Officials announced on Monday that Dr. Carol Birks has signed a separation agreement with the New Haven Board of Education.

According to the Board of Education’s Separation Agreement with Birks, her employment will end Oct. 31 and she will receive $175,000 in severance.

Birks/NHPS Termination Contract – Page 12/14

Though her employment will end at the end of October, she will remain available as a consultant until the last day of the year.

Birks/NHPS Termination Contract – Page 13/14

Birks had been under intense scrutiny over her handling of the bus stop debacle at the start of the school year and her plan to eliminate teacher positions to close a budget hole.

Assistant Superintendent Ilene Tracey will act as interim Superintendent.


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