Sebastopol School District will undergo wholesale changes in the coming year with a new superintendent and new principals at both Park Side School and Brook Haven School.
Liz Schott, who currently serves as both superintendent of the 650-student district and principal of K-8 Brook Haven School, has taken as superintendent of the Kentfield School District in Marin County.
The school board has hired Linda Irving to replace Schott as superintendent. Irving will also serve as principal of Park Side, the district’s only primary years International Baccalaureate program.
Irving has spent the last seven years as superintendent/principal in the San Antonio Union Elementary School District, a one-school district in Monterey County, according to Sebastopol officials. She has also served as assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction in Mono County and was superintendent/principal at the Round Valley Joint Elementary School District in Inyo County.
Her annual salary will be $120,000. She will start July 1.
Danny Whetton has been named principal of Brook Haven.