The Carmel School Board accepted the resignation of Superintendent Mary-Margaret Zehr effective June 30, during its May 23 meeting.
“At this time I just want to take the opportunity to thank Superintendent Zehr for the extraordinary work that she’s done for the district over the past two years during her tenure here,” said Board President Debra Heitmann-Cayea. “We wish her well in all of her future endeavors and look forward to the final phase of her work here at the Carmel Central School District.”
Joseph McGrath, director of technology, has been named acting superintendent in her absence.
Zehr, who assumed her position with Carmel on Feb. 10, 2021, submitted her letter of resignation May 16, after an “agreement” was reached with the board.
“It has been an honor to have had the opportunity to serve the Carmel Central School District and community for the last two years,” she wrote in a letter to the community. “I have enjoyed my time at Carmel Central School District and I am looking forward to new opportunities where I can continue to help students reach their greatest potential. I wish the district and the community all the very best.”