For the coming year, Emma Atchley will serve as president of the Idaho State Board of Education, Linda Clark will serve as vice president and Debbie Critchfield will serve as secretary. The State Board elected the new officers at its June 15th and 16th meeting in Idaho Falls.
The president, vice president and secretary provide leadership to the board as it considers Idaho public education policies; sets tuition and fees for t
he state’s public colleges and universities; and provides overall governance of public elementary, secondary and higher education in Idaho. Officers are elected in June of each year, with the positions effective immediately.
The State Board of Education is charged with the general supervision and governance of Idaho’s public educational institutions and public school system.