Seven candidates file paperwork to run for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction (2 Madison School Board Seats are uncontested….)

Devi Shastri:

State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced a year ago that she would not seek another term. Gov. Tony Evers named Taylor as his replacement in the post in 2018, when he was elected governor. This is the first open race for the position in 20 years.

The candidates are:

  • Deborah Kerr, the former superintendent of Brown Deer School District.

  • Sheila Briggs, an assistant state superintendent at the state Department of Public Instruction.

  • Jill Underly, superintendent of Pecatonica School District.

  • Joe Fenrick, a Fond du Lac high school science teacher.

  • Steve Krull, principal of Milwaukee’s Garland Elementary School and former Air Force instructor.

  • Shandowlyon (Shawn) Hendricks-Williams, former director of Evers’ Milwaukee office and DPI Education Administrative Director of Teacher Education, Professional Development and Licensing.

My Question to Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Teacher Mulligans and our Disastrous Reading Results