The Southern Door School Board officially accepted the resignation of Superintendent Chris Peterson during Thursday night’s special closed session meeting. The board reconvened into open session and took action to accept the resignation which will be effective June 30th. Peterson was hired as Superintendent in 2021, and then placed “on leave” in mid-March. Since that time the School District Business Manager Jason Melotte has been handling the duties of Superintendent. There have been numerous closed session discussions by the Southern Door School Board since then, but no action was taken regarding the employment of Peterson until now. Peterson commented Friday morning on his time with the Southern Door School District……….
In a press release dated Thursday evening, it says the school board will begin their search for a new superintendent in the coming weeks. Board President Penny Price says they are committed to ensuring a seamless transition to the next superintendent.