Superintendent takes USC job

NORWALK - Maria Ott, former superintendent of the Little Lake School District, will leave her superintendent job with Rowland Unified to teach at USC, Walnut Patch reported this week.Her last day is in August. "My experiences as Superintendent of Rowland Unified have truly enriched my life, and it has been an honor to serve," Ott told the news website. "I am retiring knowing that the District has made outstanding progress on every level." Ott is expected to become an "executive in residence" at USC, teaching at the USC School of Education. She previously worked as superintendent of the Little Lake School District, overseeing schools that serve Norwalk, Santa Fe Springs and portions of Downey. She left to become senior deputy superintendent in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10