The New Brighton Area school board this week unanimously appointed Joseph A. Guarino as the district's new superintendent effective July 1.
Mr. Guarino, 33, holds a doctorate in in administrative and policy studies from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently the assistant to the superintendent and has been with the district since 2004, serving as a middle school science teacher and principal.
Mr. Guarino was awarded a five-year contract. He will replace Superintendent David Pietro, who will retire June 30 after 41 years with the district.
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