The Indian River School District has a new permanent superintendent.
He is Mark Steele who has been serving on an interim basis.
He has a two year contract that runs through June of 2019.
WBOC reports that he said he sees himself as being a community superintendent pledging to be open and accessible.
Steele has been a teacher and administrator in the district since 1981.
He becomes the sixth superintendent for the district since its creation in 1969.