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Stefan Pryor
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Connecticut Commissioner of Education
Incumbent
In office
September 7, 2011 - Present
Years in position 3
PartyNon-partisan
Compensation
Base salary$185,000
Elections and appointments
AppointedSeptember 7, 2011
Appointed byGov. Dan Malloy (D)
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sYale University
J.D.Yale University
Websites
Office website
Stefan Pryor is the current Connecticut Commissioner of Education. On September 7, 2011 the State Board of Education unanimously recommended Pryor to the Governor. Immediately following the vote, Governor Dan Malloy made the official appointment.[1]

Biography

Pryor previously served as Deputy Mayor for Economic Development in the City of Newark, New Jersey.[2] Pryor also served as the Chairman of Brick City Development Corporation, Newark’s economic development organization, which he helped to found.[2]

Prior to serving as Deputy Mayor, Pryor served as President of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, which was created in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, to plan and help coordinate the physical rebuilding and economic revitalization of lower Manhattan.[2] From 1998-2001, Pryor served as the Vice President for Education at the Partnership for New York City.[2]

Education

  • Yale University, Bachelor’s degree in psychology
  • Yale University, Law degree
  • Yale Teacher Preparation Program[2]

Political career

Connecticut Commissioner of Education (2011-Present)

On September 7, 2011 the State Board of Education unanimously recommended Pryor to the Governor. Immediately following the vote, Governor Dan Malloy made the official appointment.[2]

Appointments

2011

Pryor was appointed as Connecticut Commissioner of Education in September 2011.[3]

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Connecticut Commissioner of Education
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