Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar to Lead Desert Sands Unified

Dr. Kelly May-Vollmar was appointed Superintendent of the Desert Sands Unified School District (DSUSD) Tuesday. The Board of Education’s vote was unanimous.

May-Vollmar is an 18-year employee of DSUSD. She currently serves as the assistant superintendent of educational and technology services.

"My entire journey has been here in Desert Sands. I started as a parent and was actually a volunteer art teacher in my student's class and from there I got my teaching credential, became a teacher, later a principal at Ben Franklin which was an outstanding experience, then I came over and took over technology in the district as the director of technology," May Vollmar told News Channel 3's Peter Daut in an exclusive interview.

She spoke about the challenges of the past two years and the district’s work to address them going forward.

May-Vollmar will take over on July 1, 2022 and her contract will run until 2025. She is replacing Scott Bailey, who is retiring.


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