By Sam Richards
Marie Morgan, the assistant superintendent of educational services for the Benicia Unified School District, has been appointed the new superintendent of the Walnut Creek School District.
Morgan’s hiring is pending approval by the school board this coming Monday. She would start the new job July 1.
Morgan, a Danville resident, is set to succeed Dr. Patty Wool, who is retiring after nine years as the Walnut Creek district’s superintendent.
A veteran of 27 years in public education, Morgan had been a teacher, principal and holder of various administration positions in the Dublin Unified and San Ramon Valley Unified school districts. She has been Benicia’s assistant superintendent of educational services since June 2013.