San Diego Watch: Interim chief named while search continues

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Major update on the San Diego-Terry Grier watch, via the Voice of San Diego.org blog:

San Diego Unified will be temporarily led by William Kowba, the district’s current chief administrative officer and chief financial officer.

The district originally planned to announce its new superintendent Tuesday. Instead, the school board has named Kowba as acting interim superintendent, to lead the district until a permanent superintendent is found. The announcement likely means that no superintendent will be chosen this week — a delay from the original superintendent search plan.

The delay follows the leaking of a North Carolina superintendent’s name as a potential replacement for Superintendent Carl Cohn, who announced he would leave the district in September. Terry Grier, superintendent of Guilford County Schools, told reporters in North Carolina that he was considering the job.

Kowba will start his stint as interim superintendent in January. He first joined the district in August 2006 as chief financial officer. A year later, after the school board forced Chief Administrative Officer Jose Betancourt to step down, he replaced Betancourt as acting chief administrative officer, overseeing business, finance, transportation, facilities and food services in San Diego public schools.

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E.C. 🙂

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