Superintendent of Calhoun County School District Ralph Yoder steps down

CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Superintendent of Calhoun County schools has resigned.

Friday Superintendent Ralph Yoder told the school district he would be stepping down effective April 14th. Yoder has been superintendent for nearly six and a half years, elected to the position in 2012.

He has accepted the position of executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission and will be starting that role April 15th.

"The Calhoun County School District has been a part of my life as a student, parent, and Superintendent of Schools," Yoder said. "It helped shaped me as a young man and provided me with the opportunity of a lifetime to give back and serve in a leadership role that I will always treasure.

"My love for Calhoun County is simply great. My most sincere desire is for our school district to maintain its heritage of being a great place to work and an amazing place for students to gain a firm educational foundation."