Merced County Will Need a New Superintendent; Gomes Retires

Steven Gomes, superintendent of schools for the Merced County Office of Education, has announced his retirement.

His term was set to expire in 2018, but he has decided to leave his post at the end of this year.

“I love this job, and I love what I’m doing here,” Gomes said.

But he has decided to retire to spend more time with his family, according to a MCOE statement.

The board could hold a special election to find a candidate to complete the unfinished term, If they so choose.

Next week, Gomes is set to release his annual Report on Schools.


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