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Roberta Zarea appointed new PV schools superintendent

 

The Portola Valley School District school board selected Roberta Zarea as its new superintendent at a May 1 meeting.

The school board voted 5-0 to appoint Zarea to replace Superintendent Eric Hartwig, who will step down from his post in June. Zarea's three-year contract begins July 1, and she will earn $215,000 per year, according to the contract.

Zarea has served as assistant superintendent of education services for the Saratoga Unified School District since 2013. Before her role as assistant superintendent, Zarea served as a principal, vice principal, coordinator of special projects, and elementary school teacher in the Union School District, according to a district press release.

Zarea, a San Jose resident, is originally from Michigan. She earned a bachelor's degree in Russian language and literature from the University of Michigan. She also has a master's in elementary education from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and a master's in educational leadership from San Jose State University. She is completing work toward a doctorate in educational leadership from San Jose State.

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