September 1, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Clark County School District Deputy
Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been named superintendent of Reno's Washoe County School District.
District officials confirmed Friday that Martinez would take the
place of Heath Morrison, who is departing to lead
Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in North Carolina. The selection is
pending contract negotiations.
Martinez topped a field of five finalists that included two
internal candidates and two administrators from outside Nevada.
He was also a finalist for a superintendent job in Philadelphia.