Gerri Martin is the new superintendent of Orange County Schools, the Orange County Board of Education announced Friday.
Martín will take office in October. She is currently the superintendent of McDowell County Schools in Marion and has been in that position since July 2012.
Martin, who is from Rowan County, had previously served as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for four years in Granville County.
She graduated from Wake Forest University and got her master's at Appalachian State University. In 2004, she received her doctorate from UNC-Greensboro.