San Dieguito Union High School District Board President Barbara Groth has announced that Superintendent Ken Noah informed the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees of his decision to retire as superintendent of the district effective June 30. Noah has been with the district since July 1, 2008.
Noah expressed his deep gratitude to the board, district staff, students and community for the opportunity to serve as superintendent. He indicated that he will be forever grateful for the patience, understanding and support he has received the past four-and-one-half years. He said that he is most proud of the work undertaken by the district to improve student achievement and pointed to the recent passage of Proposition AA as a highlight of his tenure, stating that, “the work to improve, renovate and construct facilities will serve students for generations to come.” He said that he believes the time is right for leadership transition in the district with much firmly in place with respect to the organization and its future, which continues to provide abundant opportunities to move forward in positive and productive ways.
At its regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 21, the San Dieguito Union High School District Board of Trustees will discuss the process and timeline for selection of Noah’s replacement.