Gerard Robinson

Gerard Robinson (born September 24, 1966) is a former Secretary of Education in Virginia and Florida Education Commissioner. He is a school choice proponent and former president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options. He was selected to be Virginia Secretary of Education for Governor-Elect Bob McDonnell in 2010.[1][2][3]

Gerard Robinson
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24th Education Commissioner of Florida
In office
June 21, 2011 – August 31, 2012
GovernorRick Scott
Preceded byEric J. Smith
Succeeded byTony Bennett
14th Virginia Secretary of Education
In office
January 16, 2010 – June 21, 2011
GovernorBob McDonnell
Preceded byThomas R. Morris
Succeeded byLaura Fornash
Personal details
Born
Gerard Robinson

(1966-09-24) September 24, 1966 (age 55)
Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kimberly
Alma materEl Camino College (AA)
Howard University (BA)
Harvard University (MEd)
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Robinson received an AA from El Camino College,[4] a BA from Howard University and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "McDonnell to name Education Secretary". hamptonroads.com. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Choice Education Chiefs". wsj.com. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Kaye Kory's Richmond Report". fcnp.com. 10 February 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Ballotpedia".

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