|New York Commissioner of Education|
|October 1, 2009 - June 15, 2011|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||July 27, 2009|
|Appointed by||New York State Board of Regents|
|Bachelor's||Balliol College, Oxford University|
|Master's||Balliol College, Oxford University|
|Place of birth||Princeton, New Jersey|
Prior to his appointment as Commissioner of Education, Steiner served as Dean of the Hunter College School of Education at the City University of New York. Prior to that he served as the Director of Arts Education at the National Endowment for the Arts.
From 1999 to 2004, Steiner was a professor at Boston University’s School of Education where he taught in the Department of Administration, Training and Policy Studies and the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. From 1990 to1998, Steiner served as Assistant Professor and Research Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University’s Department of Political Science and Peabody School of Education.
- Ph.D., Political Science, Harvard University
- BA/MA, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Balliol College, Oxford University
New York Commissioner of Education (2009-2011)
The New York State Board of Regents named Steiner as New York Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York on July 27, 2009. Steiner stated, "I am honored to be selected by the Board of Regents and look forward to working with them and school leaders in every district across New York as we continue to raise standards, improve accountability and work to transform the State Education Department into a hub of innovation and best practices to boost student achievement."
- New York Department of Education, "Commissioner David Steiner," accessed June 22, 2012
- New York State Board of Regents, "BOARD OF REGENTS ELECTS DAVID STEINER COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION," July 27, 2009
- New York Daily News, "State Board of Regents appoints John King Jr. to replace state education commissioner David Steiner," May 16, 2011
Richard P. Mills
|New York Commissioner of Education
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