According to a press release from the Park City School District, Dr. Ember Conley has been unanimously selected as its new superintendent beginning July 1, 2013. She is currently Deputy Superintendent of the Maricopa Unified School District in Maricopa, Arizona.
"Dr. Conley has the experience that will benefit students, teachers and administrators of our district. Her student-centered focus on academic excellence and experience implementing the common core standards, teacher evaluation systems, data-driven decision making, along with her work on closing the achievement gap with diverse student populations, are precisely the attributes we sought in our comprehensive nation-wide search process," the release stated.
Conley is reportedly excited about the opportunity.
"I've met with parents, teachers and administrators in Park City before considering this role; and was impressed by the community wide commitment to making Park City Schools among the best in the nation. My family and I are looking forward to contributing to that sort of engagement both professionally and as active community members."