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Colt currently is the director of technology at
"I work in a small district and after investigating surrounding areas, to come work for a high-performing school [district] is a great opportunity," Colt said by phone Friday.
Laguna Beach Unified staff is working with Colt and
Laguna Beach Unified received 40 applications for the position.
Colt, who began at
"I am excited about [Colt], who is well-qualified, experienced and talented," Smith said.
Kessler praised Colt's capabilities at Friday's meeting.
"This is an important position not only for the technical aspects, but for the community aspect," Kessler said. "The ability to be the face of the district, responsive to the needs of staff and be responsive to the community."
Before coming to
He earned an MBA from
Laguna Beach Unified is also accepting applications to fill two other positions: the assistant superintendent of instructional services and director of human resources and communications, Kessler said.
Both positions are listed on EdJoin.org a national online education job board, with a closing date of
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