UPDATE: Retiring Pitt County Schools superintendent joining economic development group as consultant

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – An outgoing Eastern Carolina superintendent will be taking on consulting work with a economic development group.

NC East Alliance says that Pitt County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ethan Lenker will be joining the STEM East Leadership Team as a consultant.

NC East Alliance describes itself as an advocate in the Eastern Carolina by convening stakeholders to identify important regional challenges and to ultimately pursue solutions to these challenges.

Lenker announced at Monday night’s school board meeting that he would be retiring as superintendent. That retirement will be effective July 31st.

This article originally said Lenker would be doing consulting work for ENC Alliance.