MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Mobile County Board of School Commissioners has voted unanimously to hire Chresal Threadgill as superintendent.
WKRG-TV reports Threadgill will take the position July 2, pending contract approval.
Current Superintendent Martha Peek will retire at the end of June.
Threadgill is currently the chief of staff for Mobile County Public Schools. He has served as superintendent of Elba City Schools and assistant superintendent for Troy City Schools.
In addition, he's served in his education career as a principal, assistant principal and classroom teacher as well as director of federal programs, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment and director of special education.