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Penny Schwinn

Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Education

Dr. Penny Schwinn was sworn in as Tennessee’s education commissioner on February 1, 2019. As commissioner, Schwinn is committed to building on Tennessee’s momentum over the last decade, and plans to continue to accelerate growth through the state’s strategic plan, Best For All, which focuses on high-quality academics, student readiness and supports, and the state’s strong current and future educators. Coming from a family of educators and committed to increasing access to an excellent education for all children, Schwinn began her work as a high school history and economics teacher. She previously served in a number of roles in education including Chief Deputy Commissioner of Academics, an Assistant Superintendent, a school principal, and an elected school board member.

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Events featuring Penny Schwinn

Mar 7, 2023
11:30am — 12:30pm
Presented by
Education Writers Association

Events featuring Penny Schwinn

Mar 7, 2023
11:30am — 12:30pm
Presented by
Education Writers Association