Grossmont Union District Superintendent Announces Retirement

EL CAJON, Calif. (CNS) – Grossmont Union High School District Superintendent Theresa Kemper announced Friday that she will retire at the end of the 2021-22 school year, capping a 33-year career with the of the district.

“From librarian to locksmith, shopper to bus driver, tech specialist to teacher, everyone who runs our schools cares deeply about children and believes in the central role of public education in the ‘improvement of humanity,'” Kemper said in an announcement of his shared retirement. with all GUHSD staff.

She began her career in the district in 1989 as an English teacher at El Cajon Valley High School. She later served as the District’s English Program Specialist, Vice-Principal of Granite Hills High School, Principal of Grossmont High School, and Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services – responsible for all educational programs in the district – before being appointed superintendent in the summer of 2020.

Board Chairman Rob Shield said Kemper is “the clear choice to see our district through its toughest time,” leading its 17 schools, 3,000 staff and more than 17,000 students into the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The GUHSD Board of Directors will conduct a nationwide search for the next superintendent and seek input from the community. The board said in a statement it hopes to appoint the next superintendent in May 2022.

Kemper’s last day is expected to be June 30.

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