|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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- Backlash of new education standards is rooted in suspicion of federal government - STLtoday.com
- Lindbergh Senior Named U.S. Presidential Scholar - Patch.com
- Missouri moving to test current teachers, screen future ones - St. Louis Beacon
- Model evaluation system for Mo. educators approved by state board - Southeast Missourian
- You Paid For It: State May Revise Nepotism Laws - fox2now.com
- Branson student is 2013 US Presidential Scholar - Joplin Independent
- Missouri Senators Bring Campaign to Stop Federal Education Standards to ... - Patch.com
- Looking for ways to fund preschool expansion - Springfield News-Leader
- Parents as Teachers program to shift focus to neediest families - Springfield News-Leader
- Common core, common complaints mark state school meetings - St. Louis Beacon
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