NJPCSA Applauds Governor Murphy’s Pick of Kevin Dehmer as the Next Commissioner of Education

NEW JERSEY — January 29, 2024 — Harry Lee, the President and CEO of the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA), issued the following statement regarding Governor Murphy’s appointment of Kevin Dehmer to lead the New Jersey Department of Education:

“On behalf of the 62,000 students we serve, the New Jersey public charter school community commends Governor Murphy’s selection of Kevin Dehmer as Acting Commissioner of the Department of Education. We look forward to working with Acting Commissioner Dehmer to ensure that every student in New Jersey gets access to a high quality learning environment so that they can reach their fullest potential. Kevin’s reputation precedes him and his depth of knowledge, experience and relationships throughout the State will serve him well in this role. In particular, his unparalleled understanding of school funding and all fiscal matters will be critical as we look to continue to get resources into our most educationally disadvantaged communities.

We thank Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan for her partnership and years of dedicated service and wish her best in her retirement and future endeavors.”

Click here to see the original article (in PDF format) at The New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association’s website.

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