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}}{{tnr}}'''Armando Vilaseca''' is the current [[Vermont Secretary of Education]]. He was appointed to the position by [[Governor of Vermont|Governor]] [[Peter Shumlin]] on January 3, 2013.<ref name=newsec>[http://vtdigger.org/2013/01/03/vilaseca-named-education-secretary/ ''vtdigger.com,'' "Vilaseca named education secretary," January 3, 2013]</ref> Until being named secretary of education, Vilaseca had served in the now defunct position of [[Vermont Commissioner of Education]] since January 2009.<ref>[http://www.vermontbiz.com/article/january/qa-armando-vilaseca-vermont-commissioner-education/ ''VermontBiz.com,'' "Q&A: Armando Vilaseca, Vermont commissioner of education," accessed September 12, 2011]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Armando Vilaseca''' is a former [[Vermont Secretary of Education]]. He was appointed to the position by [[Governor of Vermont|Governor]] [[Peter Shumlin]] on January 3, 2013.<ref name=newsec>[http://vtdigger.org/2013/01/03/vilaseca-named-education-secretary/ ''vtdigger.com,'' "Vilaseca named education secretary," January 3, 2013]</ref> Until being named secretary of education, Vilaseca had served in the now defunct position of [[Vermont Commissioner of Education]] since January 2009.<ref>[http://www.vermontbiz.com/article/january/qa-armando-vilaseca-vermont-commissioner-education/ ''VermontBiz.com,'' "Q&A: Armando Vilaseca, Vermont commissioner of education," accessed September 12, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Vilaseca was born in Cuba. He graduated from the University of Vermont and Lesley College. He has spent his entire professional career in Vermont schools, first as a classroom teacher at the Georgia Middle School and later as a principal - at Reading Elementary School, Westford Elementary and Middle School and Essex High School - and superintendent of the Colchester School District and Franklin West Supervisory Union.<ref>[http://www.education.vermont.gov/new/html/maindept.html ''Vermont Department of Education,'' "Meet the commissioner," accessed December 19, 2011]</ref>
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Revision as of 16:27, 21 January 2014

Armando Vilaseca
Armando Vilaseca.jpg
Vermont Secretary of Education
Former officeholder
In office
January 2013 - January 2014
PartyNon-partisan
Compensation
Base salary$113,402
Elections and appointments
Appointed2013
Appointed byGovernor Peter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont Commissioner of Education
2009-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont
Master'sLesley College
Personal
Place of birthCuba
ProfessionEducator
Armando Vilaseca is a former Vermont Secretary of Education. He was appointed to the position by Governor Peter Shumlin on January 3, 2013.[1] Until being named secretary of education, Vilaseca had served in the now defunct position of Vermont Commissioner of Education since January 2009.[2]

Biography

Vilaseca was born in Cuba. He graduated from the University of Vermont and Lesley College. He spent his entire professional career in Vermont schools, first as a classroom teacher at the Georgia Middle School and later as a principal - at Reading Elementary School, Westford Elementary and Middle School and Essex High School - and superintendent of the Colchester School District and Franklin West Supervisory Union.[3]

Education

  • BS, Education, University of Vermont
  • MEd, Educational leadership, Lesley College

Political career

Vermont Secretary of Education (2013-present)

On January 3, 2013, Vilaseca was named the first Vermont Secretary of Education. The office differs from that of the commissioner - which he had held up until his appointment - in that the secretary is a cabinet level position, selected by the governor from a trio of candidates submitted by the state board of education. Prior to the transition, the commissioner was hired by the state board of education and operated under the state department of education (now a state agency), insulated from the authority of the governor's office.[1]

Vermont Commissioner of Education (2009-2013)

Vilaseca was chosen by the Vermont State Board of Education and then approved by the governor to serve as the Vermont's Commissioner of Education in January 2009. As commissioner, Vilaseca is the state's chief education official, overseeing responsibility for Vermont's public schools. He currently serves at the pleasure of the Board of Education which hired him, however that heritage was nullified when a new law went into effect on January 1, 2013: Passed by the Vermont legislature on May 3, 2012 as part of Gov. Peter Shumlin's push to overhaul the state's education system, H. 440 dissolved the office of commissioner and created a statewide cabinet level position of education secretary to take its place.[4] When asked in August, 2012 about his role in, and intentions following, the transition of his office, he indicated that he would accept the job as Vermont's first education secretary if he were to be appointed by the governor. Vilaseca also remarked on the difficult position the new law put him in, saying "It's an awkward place for me. It's an awkward place for others as I'm a sitting commissioner that may have to apply for his own job."[5]

Appointments

2013

Vilaseca was nominated by the state board of education and selected by Gov. Peter Shumlin to serve as Vermont's first ever secretary of education in January 2013.[1]

2009

Vilaseca was appointed Vermont Commissioner of Education by the Vermont Board of Education in 2009. The office was eliminated in 2012.

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Preceded by
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Vermont Secretary of Education
2013-2014
Succeeded by
Rebecca Holcombe