Alena Zachery-Ross was confirmed by the Ypsilanti Community Schools Board of Education with a unanimous vote of 7-0 to become the new Ypsilanti Community Schools Superintendent. Alena has been with the district as the Interim Superintendent since August 2018 and has worked diligently with staff and community to build relationships to the move the district forward.
The Board of Education also confirmed Dr. Carlos Lopez as the new Assistant Superintendent with a focus on district curriculum and student achievement.
Ypsilanti Community Schools Board of Education has solidified a 5-year contract for Alena Zachery-Ross to continue her role as YCS Superintendent.
Washtenaw County Health Department urges everyone to protect themselves and their families. Measles is highly contagious but vaccine-preventable. There are no measles cases confirmed in Washtenaw as of 4/1/19.