Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Dianne Talarico announced Friday that she will leave the District on July 1 to head the Burlingame School District in Northern California.
The Burlingame School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved a three-year contract with . Talarico to become the Districr Superintendent.
Michael Barber, President of the Burlingame Board of Trustees, said “We are very pleased and excited to welcome Dianne to the Burlingame School District. The board and members of the school community are looking forward to working with her as we all work to advance the best interests of the Burlingame students.”
The SMMUSD School Board has hired a head hunter to find an interim superintendent to replace Talarico, ago. who came to the District two years ago.
Assistant Superintendent Tim Walker, who submitted his resignation a month ago, is scheduled to leave the District on June 30. His contract had a year to go.