Nancy House is retiring as superintendent of the Milford Exempted Village School District after five years at the helm.
She will retire on July 31 after 38 years as an educator, 27 of them at Milford.
House taught English and publications at Milford High School for 15 years before serving as principal there for two years.
She then served five years as the school district’s high school curriculum director.
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“My decision to retire was tough, but it’s just time for me to be with my loved ones,” House said.
“Life is precious and life is short. I plan to spend more time with my husband, Ernie, who has retired from Milford for four years, and our daughters Libby and Erika.
The school board will now begin planning the search for a new superintendent, said Wendy Planicka, director of communications for the school district.
“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve in a leadership role in the community where I have lived since 1988,” House said.
“I will forever have incredible memories of teaching at Milford High School and working with amazing young adults and talented, dedicated colleagues.
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“I am grateful to have had the opportunity to know and work with the hundreds of Milford employees over the years, many of whom are friends,” she said.