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Governor Creates Education Advisory Council

Apr 12, 2019

In order to bring experts together to advise and recommend legislation relevant to the public education system, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the creation of a new council. Executive Order 2019-9 creates the Governor’s Educator Advisory Council, housed within the Department of Education. It will consist of 15 voting members appointed by the governor and will include individuals representing various roles in Michigan’s public education system, including the Michigan Teacher of the Year.

The advisory council will be responsible for:

    • Identifying and analyzing issues impacting the effectiveness of Michigan’s public education system;
    • Identifying best practices in public education;
    • Recommending changes and improvements to our public education system;
    • Reviewing and making recommendations regarding legislation relevant to our public education system.

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