Arizona State of Education Elects Leadership for 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2012
CONTACT: Vince Yanez

PHOENIX – Today, the State Board of Education elected its leaders for 2012. The Board unanimously elected public member Jaime Molera to serve as its president and Tom Tyree, Yuma County Schools Superintendent, to serve as its vice president.

“I commend both President Molera and Vice President Tyree for their ongoing leadership with the State Board of Education,” said Governor Brewer. “Each of these individuals has played a vital role in improving the standard of education in Arizona. I look forward to their continued exceptional service to our schools and to our children.”

The State of Education is responsible for supervising and regulating the conduct of Arizona’s K-12 system. The Board is comprised of 10 gubernatorial appointees and Superintendent of Public Instruction, Hon. John Huppenthal.

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