Dr. Nellie Meyer would receive $245,000 per year, according to the Contra Costa Times.
Meyer would replace Steven Lawrence, who was fired in April amid charges of unresponsiveness and low employee morale.
Board members traveled to San Diego to interview a series of parents, teachers, administration and other 'stakeholders' regarding Meyers.
Meyers told the Times that she is looking forward to working with a diverse district that "is very close" to becoming a high-performing district.
Mt. Diablo represents several Walnut Creek schools, including:
- Bancroft Elementary
- Highlands Elementary
- Valle Verde Elementary
- Walnut Acres Elementary
- Pleasant Hill Elementary