Alton Community School District 11 Superintendent Dr. Ken Spells has officially been hired by the South Bend School Corporation in Indiana. The South Bend Community School Board approved his contract on Tuesday night, which reportedly calls for Spells to make an annual salary of $190,000, but with benefits the total financial value of his contract is nearly $245,000 per year.
The school district in South Bend is approximately three times larger that the one in Alton. Spells tells The Big Z he has enjoyed his time in Alton.
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Spells has been Alton's superintendent since 2011.