Terrian Benn has resigned as Superintendent of the Central Consolidated School District effective immediately and placed on administrative leave. The Board of Education accepted Mrs. Benn's resignation by a 4-0 vote. Board member Adam Begaye was not present at the meeting. The vote took place during the Board of Education’s regular meeting held on September 12, 2019, in Shiprock.
“The Board wishes Mrs. Benn the best in her future endeavors,” said Charlie T. Jones Jr., Board President.
Mrs. Benn has been a CCSD employee since 2006, serving many different positions, including most recently as Principal of Eva B. Stokely Elementary School. Mrs. Benn was named Interim Superintendent in April of 2018. CCSD's Board of Education offered Mrs. Benn a one-year contract to be the district's Superintendent in May 2019.
Dr. Dave Goldtooth has been named Acting Superintendent. Dr. Goldtooth is currently the Multicultural Coordinator for the Cultural Heritage Department. Most recently, Dr. Goldtooth served as Principal of Naschitti Elementary School, a position he held for four years.