CARROLLTON, Mo. — The Carrollton R-VII School District has hired a new superintendent of schools.

In a closed meeting of the Carrollton School Board Monday night, Dr. Danny L. DeWitt accepted and was confirmed for the position of superintendent for the 2019-2020 school year.

DeWitt currently serves as the superintendent of Osceola Public Schools, where he has been in post since 2014. According to district officials, DeWitt and his family plan to move to Carrollton.

Dr. DeWitt’s first day on the job will be July 1, 2019.