The Montgomery County Board of Education has voted unanimously to appoint Margaret Allen the superintendent of Montgomery Public Schools.
Allen, the district's interim superintendent, was the only applicant for the job.
Allen's contract is effective Jan. 14 through June 30, 2016 with a base annual salary of $158,100. She also has a $700 per month automobile allowance. She could also receive 5 percent performance compensation each year.
The school board must notify Allen on or before Jan. 1, 2016 whether or not it intends to renew her contract for an additional term.
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