Education Director http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mead is still considering Education Director candidates http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-still-considering-education-director-candidates <p>Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says he is still weighing the attributes of the three finalists for the state’s new Education Director.&nbsp; The Director would run the State Department of Education.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Mead has interviewed all three, but says he wants more time to consider them.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:44:28 +0000 Bob Beck 41990 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead is still considering Education Director candidates List of Education Director candidates reduced to 6 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/list-education-director-candidates-reduced-6 <p> The State Board of Education will interview six people who want to become Wyoming’s Director of Education.&nbsp; The position was created by the legislature to oversee the State Department of Education after lawmakers removed those duties from the State Superintendent.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:48:45 +0000 Bob Beck 41524 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org List of Education Director candidates reduced to 6 State Board of Education looks for new Education Director http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-board-education-looks-new-education-director <p>Today the Wyoming Board of Education begins the process of trying to find a Director of Education.&nbsp; Board Chairman Ron Micheli said the board plans to interview a group of candidates this weekend and narrow the list to three by Saturday and submit that list to the governor for his consideration.&nbsp;</p><p>The Director will be in charge of running the State Department of Education after Superintendent Cindy Hill’s duties were changed by the state legislature.&nbsp; Micheli said that he’s looking for someone who will be a good fit for Wyoming.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 12:38:00 +0000 Bob Beck 41455 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org State Board of Education looks for new Education Director WY House gives initial approval to bill that would remove power from Superintendent Hill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wy-house-gives-initial-approval-bill-would-remove-power-superintendent-hill <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would remove key powers from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and give them to an appointed Education Director.&nbsp;</p><p>The House debated the bill for almost two hours. Many representatives expressed concern that the legislature was taking power away from the voters and others were concerned about how quickly the legislature is moving to pass the bill. Lyman Republican Allen Jaggi says he’s heard from constituents who share those concerns.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:56:56 +0000 Bob Beck 35650 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY House gives initial approval to bill that would remove power from Superintendent Hill