|Iowa Department of Education Director|
|August 30, 2013 - Present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed by||Gov. Terry Branstad (R)|
|Profession||School superintendent, administrator, teacher|
Buck is a former science teacher, school administrator and superintendent. From July 2011 until his appointment as Iowa's state education director, he served as superintendent of the Saydel school district in rural Polk County. He previously held the title of president of School Administrators of Iowa.
His career as an educator began in 1992 when he took a job teaching science at Parkview Middle School, located in Ankeny, Iowa. He remained in this position for five years before becoming a school administrator for Waukee, Hudson and North Mahaska districts. In 2011, he was made Saydel school district superintendent.
Iowa Director of Education (2013)
Buck has served as Iowa Director of Education since August 30, 2013.
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- State Board of Education: Literacy effort lacks funding - DesMoinesRegister.com
- Iowa Gov. Branstad still supportive of statewide educational standards - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
- Is College Worth It? - Daily Beast
- First stirrings of 2013 education reform plan (AUDIO) - Radio Iowa
- Commission to help school districts with core standards - Radio Iowa
- School Districts Working On New Education Programs - KDLT News
- Today in the Iowa Legislature: Jan. 22, 2014 - DesMoinesRegister.com (blog)
- Governor reiterates support for statewide educational standards - Muscatine Journal
- Commission formed to help roll out state academic standards - DesMoinesRegister.com
- Report says Iowa has best graduation rate in the US - WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD
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- Iowa Department of Education, "Press Release: Branstad names Dr. Brad Buck as new Iowa Department of Education director," accessed August 26, 2013
- Office of the Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad, "Branstad names D.T. Magee as interim director of the Iowa Department of Education," June 18, 2013
- Iowa Department of Education, "Statement from State Board of Education President Rosie Hussey on Director Glass," May 22, 2013
- The Gazette, "Glass leaving Iowa Department of Education post," May 22, 2013
- The Gazette, "Incoming Iowa Education Director Brad Buck has challenges ahead," August 13, 2013
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