Statement from the Washoe County School District
June 18, 2019
The Washoe County School District accepted the request by Superintendent of Schools, Traci Davis, for a Leave of Absence due to personal reasons. Per Board policy 9082, Dr. Kristen McNeill, Deputy Superintendent, is acting Superintendent. The leave is of indefinite length. Ms. Davis and School Board President, Katy Simon Holland will remain in contact to determine next steps. Neither Ms. Davis nor the school district has further information about the reasons for the Leave of Absence.
Dr. McNeill is a veteran educator and leader in education management. She has been with the Washoe County School District for 26 years, and has served in a variety of roles as teacher, principal, Chief of Staff, and most recently as Deputy Superintendent.
“Kristen has always been a champion for quality, accountability and transparency,” said Board President Katy Simon Holland. “The staff and students of the Washoe County School District are in good hands."