Thursday, February 12, 2009

New Leadership at MDUSD

From the desk of Sue Berg, comes this message today:

For Your Information
An Announcement from the MDUSD Board of Education February 11, 2009

To Members of the Mt.Diablo Unified School District community, At the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday night February 10, President Gary Eberhart announced that pursuant to mutual agreement, the Board has accepted the resignation of Gary McHenry, District Superintendent since 1999. Dick Nicoll, a 30-year veteran of MDUSD and an Assistant Superintendent since 1996, has been named Interim Superintendent. In his announcement, President Eberhart acknowledged Mr. McHenry's lengthy tenure in the District and the many accomplishments which took place during that tenure. He said, "This is a time of change within the District. The District and the community face many new challenges, and the Board believes that new leadership is necessary in order to achieve that change. We now look to the future and building on the successes of the past."

Mr. Nicoll's financial and educational experience will help to assure that the District will be well led while it begins the search for a new Superintendent. Mr. Eberhart said the Governing Board intends to proceed deliberately and carefully in that search, which will involve community input.

Contact Information ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Dr. Richard Nicoll
Interim Superintendent
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
(925) 682-8000, x4009
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