Frederick County Superintendent's retirement announced by school board

The Board of Education of Frederick County has announced Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban will be retiring from her position. 

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Dr. Alban has served as the Superintendent of Schools since 2011. Her retirement is effective as of Monday.

Frederick County Public Schools put out a news release Monday night saying in part:

"Dr. Alban has served the Board, the children of Frederick County, and the Frederick County school community for over a decade, and the Board wishes her well in the future as she pursues other interests after a lifetime in public education."

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