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James Guthrie

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James Guthrie
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Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction
In office
April 2, 2012 - Present
Years in position 2
Base salary$121,785
Elections and appointments
AppointedMarch 12, 2012
Appointed byGov. Brian Sandoval (R)
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sStanford University
Master'sStanford University
Ph.D.Stanford University
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James Guthrie is the Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction. He has served in this position since April 2, 2012.[1]


Guthrie is founder and chairman of the board of Management Analysis & Planning, Inc. (MAP), a private sector management consulting firm specializing in public finance, organizational studies, and litigation support, located in Davis, California. He is the founder and president of Class Act Partners (CAP), a corporation specializing in the printed and electronic provision of research based materials for education professionals.[2]

Previously, Guthrie was a public school science teacher and then a professor and Graduate School of Education Dean at the University of California, Berkeley for 27 years.[2]


  • B.A., Stanford University
  • M.A., Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Stanford University[2]

Guthrie undertook postdoctoral study in public finance at Harvard. He also was a postdoctoral fellow at Oxford Brookes College, Oxford, England, and the Irving R. Melbo Visiting Professor at the University of Southern California.[2]

Political career

Superintendent of Public Instruction (2012-Present)

Guthrie is the Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction. He has served in this position since April 2, 2012.[3]

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Preceded by
Keith Rheault
Nevada Superintendent of Public Instruction
Succeeded by


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