The WESD Governing Board has selected Dr. Paul Stanton as the Districts’ new superintendent, pending contract negotiations. Dr. Stanton is currently superintendent of the Humboldt Unified School District in Prescott Valley, Arizona.
Members of the community had the opportunity to meet Dr. Stanton and other finalists for the position Thursday, Nov. 6 at a public forum. The following day, the Governing Board conducted final interviews before convening a Governing Board meeting to select Dr. Stanton. He will replace Dr. Susie Cook, who is retiring at the end of the school year after 19 years in the WESD, 10 of them as superintendent.
Dr. Stanton will begin work on July 1, 2015.