Robert Ramirez comes from Tehachapi High School;
Taft Union High School has hired a new dean of athletics & student support services.
The new AD-dean is coming from Tehachapi High School where he's held a very similar post.
The TUHS Board of Trustees unanimously approved the hiring of Robert Ramirez last week.
Ramirez is currently the Vice Principal & Athletic Director at Tehachapi.
Ramirez will start at TUHS on July 1.
His hiring was strongly recommended by both Principal Mary Alice Finn and Human Resources Director Lori Blodorn.
"Mr. Ramirez comes highly recommended by his principal in Tehachapi and a parent of a Tehachapi High School student," a staff report accompanying the recommendation said. "Both the stakeholder screening interview panel and the leadership cabinet panel were highly impressed by the skills and qualifications Mr. Ramirez will bring to the role. We are excited to have him join us and believe he will be an outstanding addition to our Administrative team."
Ramirez will replace Pete Lango who resigned earlier this year to return to his former role a a TUHS special education teacher.
Lango was the AD-dean for the past two years.