By John Glidden
Adam Clark, an associate superintendent in the Antioch school system, has been tapped to lead the Vallejo City Unified School District.
In a 4-1 vote, the Vallejo school board officially named Clark to the chief executive position during its meeting Wednesday night.
Clark replaces interim Superintendent Steve Goldstone, who was hired in April to serve as a bridge to a new CEO after longtime District Superintendent Ramona Bishop was fired for undisclosed reasons in March.
“As the new superintendent, I am thrilled to join the VCUSD community as we work collaboratively to honor the past, celebrate the present, and plan for a successful future for our students, staff, schools, and community,” Clark read from a prepared statement after the vote. “I look forward to working with the governing board and leadership team to establish a team-oriented professional relationship to support the district’s vision and mission.”
Clark currently serves as the Antioch Unified School District’s associate superintendent for educational services — a position he has held for about