The Wake County school board reached into Superintendent Tony Tata's former school district tonight to fill the new position of assistant superintendent for special education services.
Lisa Grillo, a former special education teacher who is currently a principal in D.C. Public Schools, was hired for the new assistant superintendent's position. Tata was D.C.'s chief operating officer before being hired by Wake.
Tata created Grillo's new position as part of a reorganization of his leadership team. Her salary was not immediately known.
Grillo's salary is $120,000.