New York Gets New Interim Education Commissioner

(Albany, NY) -- The New York State Board of Regents has named Shannon Tahoe as the temporary state education commissioner.

Tahoe, whose appointment takes effect November 16th, has worked in several positions within the education department since 2006. In a statement, the Board of Regents Chancellor said Tahoe has extensive experience and leadership that will serve the department and board well. The education department has been without a permanent commissioner since MaryEllen Elia resigned earlier this year.

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