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Imbler names new superintendent
Beth Burton, an educator with strong Northeast Oregon ties, has been named by the Imbler School Board as the Imbler School District's next superintendent.
Burton is a an educator with the Arlington School District where she has worked for three years. At Arlington, she is the district test coordinator, the coordinator of its early college program, an English teacher and a guidance counselor.
Burton, a sixth-year educator, grew up in Northeast Oregon, where she attended Weston-McEwen High School.
She will become Imbler's superintendent on July 1. Burton will succeed Doug Hislop, who will will retire at the end of June. He is completing his 10th year as Imbler's superintendent and 43rd as an educator.
Burton was one of two finalists for the Imbler superintendent position. The other educator in the running was Kenneth Cox, superintendent of the Vernonia School District.