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Cloverdale Unified picks new superintendent

Cloverdale Unified in northern Sonoma County has hired Glen Senestraro to serve as its new superintendent, the Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reported.

Senestraro,currently the superintendent of Fortuna Union High School District in Humboldt County, will begin work on July 1. He’ll oversee the district’s four schools: Cloverdale High, Washington School, Jefferson Elementary and Jefferson Preschool.

Senestraro replaces interim superintendent Steve Jorgensen, who is retiring after just over a year in the position. Jorgensen replaced Betha MacClain, who resigned.

The district’s board of directors chose Senestraro over 23 other candidates to lead the 1,312-student district. He previously has served as a principal, assistant principal, athletic director and high school math teacher.