director of education

Open Spaces
4:16 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

New Education Director sets sites on improving education in Wyoming

Wyoming’s newly appointed Director of Education Rich Crandall is busy getting acquainted with Wyoming’s Education system.  Crandall began his new duties August first. 

He was heavily involved in education as a politician in Arizona and he’s now running the Wyoming Department of Education and working with legislators to implement education policy in the state. 

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Department of Education
6:32 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept.

Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Arizona State Senator Richard Crandall to run the Wyoming Department of Education.

NEW ED DIRECTOR - Gov. Matt Mead has selected an Arizona state senator to run the Wyoming Education Department.

Mead late Wednesday afternoon announced his choice of Richard Crandall, who co-owns two nutritional service companies.

The Education Department has a budget of about $1 billion a year and employs about 150 people.

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4:54 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Lots of interest in Wyoming Education Director post

A search firm says there is a lot of interest in Wyoming’s opening for a new Director of Education.  The position was created by the State Legislature to take over day to day operations of the State Department of Education. 

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3:48 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

House battle over State Superintendent position rages on

The Wyoming House of Representatives defeated a pair of amendments during the second day of debate on a bill that would remove some duties from the State Superintendent and give them to a governor-appointed Director of Education.  

Jackson Republican Keith Gingery asked for $20,000 to be set aside to allow State Superintendent Cindy Hill to fight her loss of power in court.  During that discussion Gingery expressed disappointment about the tone of the debate on the issue.

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