News in Brief
Conn. Taps Charter School Co-Founder as Schools Chief
Stefan Pryor, who was introduced last week as Connecticut’s next commissioner of education, is the latest state schools chief to come from a charter school management background.
Mr. Pryor, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s choice for the role, will leave his job as the deputy mayor for economic development for the city of Newark, N.J. He previously worked as a policy adviser to the mayor of New Haven, Conn., and co-founded the charter school Amistad Academy in that city.
A number of former charter school officials have moved into top positions in education departments, including New York Education Commissioner John King, who led the charter network Uncommon Schools.
Vol. 31, Issue 03, Page 5
Get more stories and free e-newsletters!
- Founding Principal, Charter School
- OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE, INC., Sturbridge, MA
- Diverse Learners Teacher
- AUSL, Chicago, IL
- Roaring Fork School DIstrict, Carbondale, CO
- Multiple Vacancies
- Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Multiple Locations
- Commissioner of Education
- CT State Department of Education, Hartford, CT