California district superintendent job extended to Glenn McGee

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Glenn "Max" McGee, a long-time educator from Illinois to whom the Palo Alto school board officially offered the district superintendent position earlier today, told the Weekly Friday that he has accepted the offer.

"Frankly, I like the idea of getting back to public education," McGee said.

He is currently head of school at the Princeton Institute for Mathematics and Science, an educational start-up that he spearheaded in the last year with the backing of a Chinese foundation. His first day on the job there was last July; the school opened in September.

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