|Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|January 10, 2011 - Present|
|Years in position||3|
|Predecessor||Sandy Garrett (D)|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Oklahoma (1974)|
|Master's||University of Oklahoma (1975)|
|Other||DDS, University of Oklahoma (1984)|
Barresi worked the Harrah and Norman public school systems as a speech pathologist. She then worked in the Department of Otolaryngology at the O.U. Health Sciences Center. In 1984, she eared her DDS degree and became a dentist. After 24 years she retired from the business to concentrate on educational issues. Barresi established Oklahoma’s first charter school in the Oklahoma City public school district, Independence Charter Middle School. A few years later she started Harding Charter Preparatory High School.
- DDS, University of Oklahoma, 1984
- MS, Speech and Language Disorders, University of Oklahoma 1975
- BA, Education, University of Oklahoma, 1974
Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction (2011-present)
Barresi has served as Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction since 2011.
Barresi is eligible to run for re-election as Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2014. She has not yet made her intentions in the race known.
Barresi was first elected Superintendent of Public Instruction in 2010.
|Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2010|
|Independent||Richard E. Cooper||6.4%||65,243|
Comprehensive donor information for Barresi is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Barresi raised a total of $2,358,183 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 13, 2013.
|Janet Barresi's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||OK Superintendent of Public Instruction||$887,275|
|2010||OK Superintendent of Public Instruction||$1,470,908|
|Grand Total Raised||$2,358,183|
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|Janet Barresi's Campaign Contributions|
Oklahoma Superintendent of Public Instruction
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$851,921 (Dem.)|
|Top 5 contributors||Janet Barresi||$1,006,345|
|Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma||$5,000|
Senate Opportunity PAC
|Benjamin Barresi and 14 other individual donors||$5,000 each|
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