J.O. Combs Unified School District Superintendent Gayle A. Blanchard, Ed. D. announced her plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2018-19 school year.
"I have had the distinguished honor of leading this school district for the past eight years as superintendent and couldn’t be more proud of the advancements, growth and commitments that I have seen. I will leave knowing that each J.O. Combs employee will continue the great and important work we do each and every day in educating and caring for our students," said Dr. Blanchard.