Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Superintendent Dr. Mark Richardson to retire at end of school year

April 12, 2019
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Dr. Mark Richardson. Courtesy photo.

SANTA MARIA — Santa Maria Joint Union High School District Superintendent Dr. Mark Richardson will retire at the end of the school year after seven years of commitment to students, staff and community.

Dr. Richardson officially notified staff on Friday. A special SMJUHSD Board of Education meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at the district office. A nationwide search to replace Dr. Richardson will be conducted by Leadership Associates.

“The district is on the right path,’’ said Dr. Richardson, who has 31 years in education including 11 years as a superintendent. “We have an effective board, excellent leadership and a committed staff. We are in a great position moving forward. I want to thank everyone for making my time here worthwhile.’’

Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction John Davis will serve as the acting superintendent.

“I want to thank Dr. Richardson for his many years of service,’’ Davis said. “He has been a friend and a colleague for many years and I have learned much from him. His efforts have put this district on a progressive path forward and it is my goal to sustain that forward progress as we move into the future.’’

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