Superintendent W.Va. Board of Education Appoints Associate Superintendent Burch To Fill In For State Superintendent By Emily Allen • Feb 21, 2020 WV Governor's Office The West Virginia State Board of Education has selected someone to take over as state superintendent of schools. Ex-Schools Chief Asks Court to Reconsider Dismissing Case By Associated Press • Dec 25, 2015 www.wvencyclopedia.org A former state schools superintendent has asked the West Virginia Supreme Court to reconsider its unanimous decision to dismiss her lawsuit against the State Board of Education over its decision to fire her. State Board Unanimously Approves New Superintendent By Ashton Marra • Jul 1, 2014 twitter.com It’s official. The West Virginia Board of Education has approved the next state superintendent of schools. Members unanimously agreed to hire Dr. Michael Martirano Tuesday to take over as state school’s chief this fall. Martirano currently serves as superintendent of St. Mary’s County Public Schools in southern Maryland, a position he’s held for almost a decade.