Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Dale has been hospitalized for a medical emergency, the school system said Wednesday.

Dale, who plans to retire in June, was hospitalized late Tuesday afternoon. By the time of the announcement by School Board Chairman Ilryong Moon Wednesday morning, Dale was in stable condition.

While Dale is absent, Deputy Superintendent Richard Moniuszko is managing Dale's office.

A spokesman for the school system could not be reached for comment.