Willy Haug, Hillview Middle School's associate principal, has been chosen to replace Erik Burmeister as Hillview's principal, Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels announced on June. 1.
Mr. Haug, a 19-year veteran of the district, must be formally approved by the school board at its June 9 meeting. Mr. Burmeister will be the district's new assistant superintendent.
"Over his years in MPCSD, Willy has proven himself to be knowledgeable about effective teaching practices, willing to coach and mentor colleagues, committed to equity and diversity, and devoted to the mindsets that allow systems to innovate and people to evolve," Superintendent Ghysels said.
He was chosen from 12 applicants for the position in a process that involved teachers, support staff, parents, site and district administrators, and board members.