6 Candidates for Willits School Superintendent

The Willits School Board is interviewing six candidates for School District superintendent.

The school board met in closed session on February 19th to consider applicants for the position. Their names are not being released to the public. The committee involved in reviewing the superintendent candidates includes three appointees by Willits Teachers Association, three appointees from the Willits California School Employees Association, three administrators and three appointees of the board. The Willits News reports, The person hired for superintendent will replace Patricia Johnson who chose not to seek a contract extension. An advisory group will interview the candidates on March 2 and the board will interview them on March 3. The board also unanimously agreed to hire an outside consultant to investigate a series of employee complaints.