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In The News – Washoe County School District chooses new superintendent

May 16, 2024 | Member Submitted

Originally published in the Tahoe Daily Tribune, 05/15/2024, Written by Brenna O’Boyle

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees unanimously chose Joe Ernst, M.Ed. as the next superintendent. The board and Ernst will begin contract negotiations with a final contract decision expected during the public meeting on May 28.

“We are excited to begin the next phase of the hiring process and look forward to welcoming Joe Ernst to his new position as our superintendent,” said WCSD Board President Beth Smith. “We deeply appreciate the input we have received from our families, staff members, students, and the community at large during this process. Over many years of service to our district, we believe Mr. Ernst has proven his commitment to the students, families, and staff members of Washoe County, and we are ready and eager to move forward together.”


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