Hani Youssef, an assistant superintendent for Simi Valley Unified Faculty District, was appointed the district’s new superintendent beginning this summer season.
Youssef was chosen Tuesday by the district’s Board of Trustees. He succeeds Jason Peplinski who introduced his retirement in October after eight years within the function.
In a telephone interview Wednesday, Youssef mentioned his present work as assistant superintendent of instructional companies has helped put together him for the brand new job.
“The fantastic thing about my present place is that it actually touches each different division on this district,” Youssef mentioned.
Youssef has labored as an administrator for Simi Valley Unified for the previous seven years. Previous to his time in Simi Valley, he labored as an administrator for varsity districts in Burbank, Conejo Valley and Los Angeles.
He holds a bachelor of arts in literature from CSU Northridge, a grasp’s diploma in training administration from Mount St. Mary’s Faculty and an training doctorate in instructional management from CSU Northridge, which he accomplished in 2017.
“I really feel completely lucky that I get to proceed to be part of the Simi Valley neighborhood,” Youssef mentioned.
In a press release, Peplinski expressed his confidence in Youssef serving as his successor.
“I’m so happy that the board has chosen somebody who has been with us for the final seven years and is clearly able to assume these obligations,” he mentioned.
Peplinski will proceed to function superintendent till July 1, at which level Youssef will occupy the function full-time.
His wage has not but been negotiated, in line with district officers. Peplinski’s most up-to-date base wage was $265,153.
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