On Wednesday, July 02, 2014 the Sweetwater Union High School District Board of Trustees selected Dr. Tim Glover as the interim superintendent.
The terms of Dr. Glover's contract are still being negotiated and will be announced once finalized.
Dr. Glover is a product of Castle Park High School and returns to the Sweetwater District after serving as the assistant superintendent of the Student Services and Programs Division at the San Diego County Office of Education.
Dr. Glover served for three years as senior director of the East County SELPA, coordinating special education services for the 10 East County School Districts and the Barona Indian Charter School. He was honored by the San Diego Chapter of the Association of California School Administrators as the Special Education Administrator of the Year.
He has extensive experience in South County, having spent years in the classroom and working as an administrator in the Chula Vista Elementary School and Sweetwater Union High School districts. Dr. Glover was principal of Salt Creek, Greg Rogers and Olympic View elementary schools, and assistant principal of Hilltop Middle and High schools in the Sweetwater District.
At Sweetwater he also served as assistant director (2000-2002) and Director (2004-2006) of Special Support Services (2000-2002) and program manager of Special Support Services (1998-2000), as well as his time at Castle Park High School (1991-1993). His general education and special education teaching assignments included Southwest Junior High School, Mar Vista Middle School, Hilltop High School and Chula Vista High School.
Dr. Glover, who attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies, earned a MS in Educational Administration from National University and a doctorate of education in organizational management from the University of La Verne. He also holds several professional credentials (Professional Clear Administrative Services Credential, Specialist Credential – Special Education, and Single Subject Teaching Credential – Social Sciences).
"This is an exciting opportunity not only for me and my family, but for the entire South Bay Community," said Dr. Glover. "There are great things going on in the Sweetwater Union High School District and my focus will be on how to enhance these accomplishments by our students and our staff and usher the district into the future."
The Board of Trustees believes that this is a move in the right direction for the entire community.
"The Board of Trustees is very excited about naming Dr. Tim Glover as our Interim Superintendent. He is a person with unwavering integrity and a known problem-solver throughout the County," said Sweetwater Board President John McCann. "The Sweetwater Union High School District is focused on moving forward and ensuring our continued commitment to student achievement and academic success."
The Sweetwater Union High School District is the largest secondary district in California with over 41,000 students in grades 7-12 and over 22,000 adult learners. Since 1920, the Sweetwater District has served the students in the southern portion of San Diego County from National City to San Ysidro and throughout the entire City of Chula Vista.