Terry Dade has been named as the new superintendent of the Rochester City School District.
Dade signed his contract with the district during the May 23 board of education meeting, and his first official day on the job will be July 1.
“I am humbled and honored to join the Rochester City School District family, as we work together to provide all students with the high-quality education they deserve,” he said in a May 14 press release from the RCSD.
Dade is currently an assistant superintendent for the 180,000-student Fairfax County Public Schools in Falls Church, Va. Prior to that, he served one year as executive principal for school improvement and four years as a principal at two elementary schools in Fairfax County Public Schools. Dade also has held the positions of principal/resident principal and teacher in Washington, D.C.