January 22, 2009
For Immediate Release
Contact: Regina Wilson
Sacramento—Today President Ted Mitchell issued the following statement on the appointment of Dr. Glen Thomas as Secretary of Education:
"Glen has a wide range of educational experiences at the state and local level inthe public, private and nonprofit sectors which make himideally suited to serve the Governor in this capacity. His relationships with members of the educational community and his expertise in assessment and curriculum issues will allow him to hit the ground running. I look forward to working with him."