Miller Place Deputy Superintendent Marianne Higuera will become permanent Superintendent of Schools effective July 1, the school district announced Monday.
The contract between the district’s current interim superintendent, Susan Hodun, expires June 30 and an agreement could not be reached during contract negotiations. Effective July 1, Hodun will return to her previous position as assistant superintendent, which she held from the 2006-07 school year through the 2008-09 school year.
Current acting assistant superintendent, Seth Lipshie, will be appointed to assistant superintendent, also effective July 1. Lipshie took over as acting assistant super in 2009, stepping in for Hodun when she was appointed interim super.
The two will now share the responsibilities of assistant superintendent; Lipshie will focus on personnel issues and Hodun will be responsible for the district's K-12 curriculum.
The district also announced that Kevin Slavin, acting principal of , will be appointed as permanent principal of the high school.
“We are fortunate to have such highly qualified and extremely dedicated professionals working for the Miller Place School District," Board of Education President John Magnani said in a release. "These changes will allow each of these valued educators to continue to positively contribute their expertise and provide a valuable education to our students.”
Higuera will also continue with many of the duties and responsibilities she is currently performing as deputy superintendent. Higuera and the Board of Education will continue to review the remaining business office responsibilities for the 2012-2013 school year.