WEST LONG BRANCH - An official in a Jersey Shore school district has stepped down from his position, reportedly due to an ongoing investigation surrounding him.

Dennis Kotch was the business administrator and board secretary for the Shore Regional High School District. The school superintendent tells News 12 New Jersey that Kotch submitted his resignation Friday.

Sources tell News 12 New Jersey that Kotch is the target of an investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. The source declined to officially give the reason for the investigation.

Kotch also works for schools in Monmouth Beach, West Long Branch and Oceanport.