Sandoval and State Board of Education Name Liaisons to Superintendent Search


Mary-Sarah Kinner
Communications Director
CARSON CITY, NV - September 08, 2011

Governor Brian Sandoval and the State Board of Education have appointed their respective liaisons to the search effort for the next Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sandoval appointed Terri Janison, his Director of Community Relations and the former President of the Clark County School Board.

The State Board of Education appointed Chris Wallace as their liaison. Annie Wilson will serve as alternate.

“I am pleased that we have been able to work together to begin the search process for the next Superintendent of Public Instruction,” Sandoval said. “I am confident this spirit of cooperation will continue as we move forward.”

To be qualified for the position of state superintendent, an individual must have attained the age of 21 years at the time of his or her appointment and hold a master’s degree in the field of education or school administration. Additionally, Sandoval is specifically seeking a candidate with classroom experience, a commitment to reform, experience with English Language Learners, and experience with large budgets and education funding formulas.

An application process and position description will be developed in the weeks ahead.


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