Big Bear, Ca, September 13, 2010, 12:00pm – On Saturday September 11th, Bear Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Nancy Wright announced that the BVUSD Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Kegham Tashjian as the Interim Superintendent. Dr. Wright is confident in Tashjians abilities stating “He is someone I have great respect for and know all of you will have confidence in his leadership.” Dr. Tashjian is very familiar with education as he has been a teacher, Assistant Principal, Director of Student Personal Services, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services and a Professor of Education. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for Upland Unified School District and has worked for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Tashjian will serve the district beginning October 2nd, of 2010 through June 30th of 2011. The BVUSD Board of Trustees also requested that the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Office begin the formal search process for the District Superintendent as soon as possible. The expectation is for the new Superintendent to begin no later than July 1st, 2011. Dr. Wright will be introducing Dr. Tashjian to students, faculty, and staff as she visits schools and attends district and community events over the next few weeks.