Governor Kitzhaber statement on the resignation of Superintendent of Public Instruction Susan Castillo
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kitzhaber statement on the resignation of Superintendent Susan Castillo:
“I congratulate Superintendent Castillo on her new opportunity and wish her well. She has been a dedicated public servant who has always kept children and students at the forefront. I am committed to a smooth transition and moving forward on the important education reforms that are underway to deliver better results for Oregon students.”
The Governor plans to consult with newly-appointed Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and name an interim Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction by July 1.
Tim Raphael, 503-689-6117
Amy Wojcicki, 503-689-5324