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Albemarle’s Haun Appointed State Chief Academic Officer

Albemarle’s Haun Appointed State Chief Academic Officer

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The Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning in Albemarle County, Billy Haun, is moving up to the statewide level. Haun will be the new Chief Academic Officer for Virginia on September 1st. Haun joined the Albemarle Public Schools in 1994 as a math teacher and the varsity football coach at Western Albemarle High School. He became an assistant principal at Western three years later, principal of Walton Middle School in 2000, and Monticello High School principal in 2003. He has been the division’s Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning since 2009. As Chief Academic Officer, Haun will manage the state Department of Education’s Division of Instruction for pre-K to grade 12 among other duties.

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