Then There Were Eight

Barring some unanticipated change in procedures, one of the following will be your next Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board of Education will meet in executive session on May 9-10 to interview the candidates. Information about the candidates is contained in two packets posted on the ODE website:

The eight candidates remaining, and their places in the online application packets, are:

  • Paolo DeMaria, II: 16-37
  • David Estrop, I: 115-54
  • Shonda Hardman, II: 203-29
  • Thomas Jandris, II: 243-72
  • Robert Sommers, II: 137-55
  • Thomas Lasley, II: 273-309
  • Michael Sentance, I: 421-43
  • Tina Thomas-Manning, II: 373-90

This post originally appeared on the website of my 2016 campaign for State Board of Education,


Author: StgCoach

Retired teacher and public education leader. Pastoral musician, community activist, parliamentarian, and photographer.