Mt. Diablo Unified Welcomes New Superintendent

One of the largest school districts in Contra Costa County has a new superintendent at the helm. Robert Martinez, who previously served as assistant superintendent of the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, has been chosen as the next head of Mt. Diablo Unified.

Martinez is receiving $277,000 a year plus a $2,000 annual stipend for his doctorate, $300 per month for gas and mileage, and life insurance, according to the East Bay Times. He has replaced Nellie Meyer, who now works for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District.

Martinez received his bachelor of arts degree in psychology and a master’s degree in education from the University of California, Davis. He also has an educational doctorate from Drexel University. Before becoming an assistant superintendent, he worked as a school psychologist, assistant principal, a principal, and a director.

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