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AVUHSD Selects new superintendent

Updated: Aug 31, 2022

AVUHSD Newsletter

Antelope Valley, CA.- The Antelope Valley Union High School District’s governing board selected Greg Nehen as the district’s next Superintendent. The Board is set to approve Mr. Nehen’s appointment at the regularly scheduled December 10 board meeting. Mr. Nehen assumes this important leadership role on January 1, 2022. Mr. Nehen had been serving as the Interim Deputy Superintendent, in addition to serving as the District's Assistant Superintendent of Education Services, since 2014, and the Board is eager to maintain his steady and proven leadership.

“We are thrilled he accepted the offer and even more delighted that we can continue to provide the District his calm, confident brand of leadership,” said Jill McGrady Board President. “For years he has served our District, and during this time he has been a reliable colleague, trusted educator and consummate professional. Without question, he is the right person at the right time.”

Mr. Nehen began his career in education as a Social Science teacher at Antelope Valley High School in 2002. In 2005, Greg started his tenure as a school site administrator, including principalships at both Littlerock and Palmdale High Schools. He then transitioned to district leadership serving as the Director of Educational Services prior to his appointment as Assistant Superintendent. Throughout his 20 years of service to the Antelope Valley community, he has been deeply engaged in the preparation of students for college and career readiness while also ensuring that the high school experience is memorable for all students.

“I am humbled by the opportunity to serve the Antelope Valley Union High School District as Superintendent. I accept this opportunity knowing that our District is filled with dedicated, talented and collaborative individuals who always put the needs of students first,” said Mr. Nehen. “I look forward to strengthening my relationships with our faculty and staff, students and families, and community leaders in this new capacity. Together, we will continue to provide our students with an excellent education.”

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