Miguel Cardona
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Miguel Cardona

Democrat

U.S. Secretary of Education

United States

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400 Maryland Avenue, Southwest U.S. Department of Education
Washington, DC. 20202
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Miguel Cardona

U.S. Secretary of Education
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Miguel Angel Cardona (born July 11, 1975) is an American educator and is currently serving as the 12th United States Secretary of Education under President Joe Biden since 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a vote of 64–33 on March 1, 2021. Cardona previously served as commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Education from 2019 to 2021. A native of Meriden, Connecticut, Cardona began his career as a fourth-grade teacher at Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden. In 2003, at the age of 27, he was named principal of Hanover School, also in Meriden, making him the youngest principal in the state.

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Experience

Education

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University of Connecticut
Ed.D
2007 - 2012
University of Connecticut
Master's
1999 - 2001
Central Connecticut State University
BA Education
1993 - 1997

Past Positions

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Commissioner
Connecticut Department of Education
2019 - Current
Assistant Superintendent
Teaching & Learning, Meriden Public Schools
2015 - 2019
Adjunct Professor
Department of Educational Leadership, University of Connecticut
2015 - Current
Principal
Meriden Public Schools
2003 - 2013

Other Experience

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Chairman
New Hampshire Progressive Coalition
Chairman
Laconia Democrats
Member
New Hampshire Democratic Latino Caucus
Member
Stonewall Democrats
Member
Affirmative Action Committee for the New Hampshire Democratic Party