|Missouri Commissioner of Education|
|2009 - Present|
|Years in position||4|
|Master's||University of Missouri-St. Louis|
|Ph.D.||St. Louis University|
Prior to her appointment by the State Board of Education in 2009, Nicastro worked as a teacher and administrator in the Missouri public school system for nearly four decades. Her credentials as an educator include certifications as a teacher, principal and superintendent in the state of Missouri, as well as a Ph.D in educational administration.
- Bachelor's degree in history - Indiana University
- Master’s degree in educational administration- - University of Missouri-St. Louis
- Ph.D. in educational administration - St. Louis University.
Missouri Commissioner of Education (2009-present)
Nicastro was appointed to the state executive position of Commissioner of Education for the state of Missouri in July 2009. She reports to, and serves at the pleasure of, the State Board of Education, the body responsible for her appointment.
The State Board of Education appointed Nicastro Missouri's 5th Commissioner of Education in July 2009.
Nicastro and her husband, Charles, have three children and seven grandchildren.
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- President of Missouri Education Board defends Chris Nicastro amid calls for ... - Kansas City Star
- Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro too helpful to foes of teacher ... - Kansas City Star
- Emails detail a hidden plan for Kansas City Public Schools - Kansas City Star
- Education commissioner's emails create flap in Missouri - Kansas City Star
- Democrats call on Missouri education commissioner to resign UPDATED with ... - Kansas City Star
- Calls increase for termination of Missouri education commissioner - Kansas City Star
- Missouri Supreme Court upholds student transfer law in KC area case - Kansas City Star
- Group demands top educator to step down after alleged 'misuse of power' - fox4kc.com
- Missouri's chief educator is a lightning rod in reform efforts - STLtoday.com
- Mo. Gov.: Good time to monitor ed. chief concerns - KSDK
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