NYSSBA Statement on Interim State Education Commissioner Shannon Tahoe's Resignation

FOR RELEASE: July 24, 2020

NYSSBA Executive Director Robert Schneider said, "NYSSBA has had a close working relationship with Interim Commissioner Tahoe that included texts and phone calls at all hours of the day and night. She has shown excellent leadership in a time when public schools have been coping with a pandemic in addition to the many ongoing challenges of public education. She will be missed."

NYSSBA Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel Jay Worona said, "Shannon has been an incredible partner throughout this pandemic. In addition to having a great skill set and work ethic, she is an exceptionally kind and collaborative person. I can think of no one who could have navigated the intricacies of our present situation better."

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