02 May Statement from newly appointed CCSD Superintendent Jesus F. Jara, Ed.D.
Newly appointed Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Jesus F. Jara, Ed.D. today released the following statement after the CCSD Board of School Trustees voted to appoint him as the next person to lead the nation’s fifth-largest school district:
“I’m humbled and honored to be chosen as the next Superintendent of the Clark County School District, and my excitement for the job has only grown seeing the passion of the entire CCSD community firsthand. I want to thank the Board for choosing me from a group of incredibly talented and dedicated candidates. Education changed my life; it gave me opportunity. Ensuring that every single student gets that same opportunity is why I first became a teacher and what drives my work every day. I could not be more eager to get to work alongside CCSD’s incredible teachers, principals, and staff to build on and accelerate the district’s progress, and I look forward to starting by listening to the entire Clark County community about what has been working and where we can continue to improve.”