Brenda Cassellius

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Brenda Cassellius
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Minnesota Commissioner of Education
Incumbent
In office
December 31, 2010 - Present
Years in position 4
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$119,059
Elections and appointments
AppointedDecember 31, 2010
Appointed byGov. Mark Dayton (D)
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
Brenda Cassellius is the Minnesota Commissioner of Education. She has served in this position since being appointed on December 31, 2010.[1]

Biography

Prior to being appointed, Cassellius worked for 23 years as a classroom teacher and academic superintendent.[2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, University of Minnesota[3]

Political career

Commissioner of Education (2010-Present)

Cassellius has served in this position since being appointed in December 2010.[1] During her tenure, she has worked with Gov. Dayton to implement the 7-point plan known as "Better Schools for a Better Minnesota." In this, she is "focused on excellence, equity and opportunity; closing MInnesota's achievement gap; supporting high-quality teaching and using innovative strategies to improve results."[2]

Appointments

2010

Cassellius was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton on December 31, 2010.[1]

Contact information

Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266

Phone: 651-582-8200
Email: mde.commissioner@state.mn.us

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