For Governor Baker, thank you for visiting the Executive workplace of knowledge. We have been invested in realizing a far more rigorous, comprehensive and effective 21st Century knowledge system that expands on our accomplishments so we ensure all Massachusetts pupils will be ready to succeed in the worldwide economic climate. By buying research-based methods, raising standards and responsibility, increasing tests, increasing the top-notch teaching, advertising development, enhancing student aids and satisfying excellence, Governor Baker is making certain all Massachusetts pupils not merely remain in the mind associated with the class nationwide, but are positioned to effectively contend globally and understand the American fantasy.
About Secretary Peyser
As Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser directs the Executive workplace of Education which is in charge of early training, K-12, and degree in Massachusetts. Secretary Peyser sits on each for the panels regulating the Commonwealth’s training agencies – division of Early Education and Care, division of Elementary and Secondary knowledge, and Department of advanced schooling along with the University of Massachusetts system. He could be Governor Baker’s top consultant on training helping shape the Commonwealth’s training reform schedule.
Prior to his visit as Secretary, he served because the controlling Director at NewSchools Venture Fund, a non-profit grant-making company that seeks to transform general public training in high-need metropolitan communities by supporting revolutionary training entrepreneurs. From 1999 through 2006, Jim served as Chairman of this Massachusetts Board of Education. Just before joining NewSchools, Secretary Peyser ended up being knowledge Advisor to Governors Bill Weld, Jane Swift and Mitt Romney, where he assisted profile state plan regarding standards and tests, school accountability, and charter schools. In 1995, he served as under-secretary of knowledge and Special Assistant towards Governor Weld for Charter institutes.