A local school corporation has started the search for a new Superintendent.
North Judson-San Pierre announced on Monday that Lynn Johnson will be retiring from her position on December 31st of this year. Johnson has been vocal during her tenure as Superintendent about issues facing education in the Hoosier state.
According to information released by the N.J.-S.P. school corporation, the Board of Trustees has now started the search for an interim Superintendent. The Board will subsequently begin the search for a permanent replacement.
The announcement of Johnson’s retirement comes days prior to November’s General Election. North Judson – San Pierre is asking residents for an increase in their property tax levy for the school corporation to continue providing what they consider crucial services to students.
Johnson will be offering support to assist in the transition process. Johnson and members of the School Board of Trustees could not be immediately reached for comment.
WKVI will update this story as more information becomes available.