OEA Statement On Ohio’s New State Superintendent Of Public Instruction

COLUMBUS – May 11, 2016 – The State Board of Education voted today to hire Paolo DeMaria as Ohio’s new superintendent of public instruction.

“The Ohio Education Association congratulates the new superintendent on his hiring,” said OEA President, Becky Higgins. “We look forward to working together for the benefit of all of Ohio’s students.”

DeMaria has worked recently as an education consultant and was an adviser to former Gov. Bob Taft.


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The Ohio Education Association (ohea.org) represents 122,000 teachers, faculty members and support professionals in Ohio’s public schools, colleges and universities


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