director of education http://wyomingpublicradio.net en New Education Director sets sites on improving education in Wyoming http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/new-education-director-sets-sites-improving-education-wyoming <p>Wyoming’s newly appointed Director of Education Rich Crandall is busy getting acquainted with Wyoming’s Education system.&nbsp; Crandall began his new duties August first.&nbsp;</p><p>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.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:16:42 +0000 Bob Beck 45843 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net New Education Director sets sites on improving education in Wyoming Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept. http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/gov-mead-appoints-az-sen-crandall-head-wyoming-ed-dept-0 <p></p><p></p><p>NEW ED DIRECTOR - Gov. Matt Mead has selected an Arizona state senator to run the Wyoming Education Department.</p><p></p><p>Mead late Wednesday afternoon announced his choice of Richard Crandall, who co-owns two nutritional service companies.</p><p></p><p>The Education Department has a budget of about $1 billion a year and employs about 150 people.</p><p></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:32:37 +0000 Associated Press 42858 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Gov. Mead appoints AZ Sen. Crandall to head Wyoming Ed. Dept. Lots of interest in Wyoming Education Director post http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/lots-interest-wyoming-education-director-post <div style="margin:0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">A search firm says there is a lot of interest in Wyoming’s opening for a new Director of Education.&nbsp; The position was created by the State Legislature to take over day to day operations of the State Department of Education.&nbsp; </span></font></span></font></span><br /><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 22:54:53 +0000 Bob Beck 41165 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Lots of interest in Wyoming Education Director post House battle over State Superintendent position rages on http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/house-battle-over-state-superintendent-position-rages <p></p><p></p><p>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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>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.&nbsp; During that discussion Gingery expressed disappointment about the tone of the debate on the issue.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:48:16 +0000 Bob Beck 35700 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net House battle over State Superintendent position rages on