The former superintendent of an agency that provides services to schools in the central Willamette Valley will get $200,000 to settle a suit over her firing.
The Salem Statesman Journal reported that Maureen Casey was dismissed in 2009 after internal investigations found she misused grant money, improperly transferred money among accounts, misled the board about finances and bullied employees of the Willamette Education Service District.
Her suit said she was improperly fired and sought $2.2 million.
The district also agreed to pay her lawyer $100,000. Both parties agreed to release each other from further claims and to refrain from statements that defame or disparage Casey or the district.
The district serves schools in Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties and has a $95 million annual budget.