Wantagh Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Marsh will be resigning his post for personal reasons on Feb. 28.
Dr. Marsh’s replacement as interim superintendent for the remainder of the school year is slated to be named at Wantagh’s Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday night at . A district spokeswoman said Tuesday that an official statement on Dr. Marsh's decision will not be released until after Wednesday night's school board meeting when the resignation is expected to be approved.
Marsh had been as Wantagh’s interim superintendent last September while the Board of Education sought a replacement for Dr. Lydia Begley after she left her post as school district leader to take a at Nassau BOCES. Marsh had previously been a a longtime superintendent in the Bethpage School District.
The Wantagh Board of Education is working with executive search firm School Leadership, LLC to for a permanent new superintendent. The firm held a with Wantagh residents and met with various stakeholders in the district two weeks ago.