CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Dr. James Guthrie today tendered his resignation as Superintendent of Public Instruction, effective immediately.
“Dr. Guthrie moved to Nevada and helped the state transition from an elected to an appointed Superintendent,” Governor Brian Sandoval said. “I thank him for his service to our great state and I wish him the best.”
Rorie Fitzpatrick, currently Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, has been appointed Interim Superintendent. Additional details regarding the process for appointment of the next Superintendent will be forthcoming.