Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks Declares Candidacy for WI State Superintendent
MILWAUKEE – Dr. Shandowlyon Hendricks, community leader, mom of two, and renowned education professional announced her candidacy for Wisconsin’s State Superintendent this week.
Dr. Hendricks served Governor Tony Evers as Director of the Milwaukee Office. Moreover, she served as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Education Administrative Director of Teacher Education, Professional Development and Licensing (TEPDL) and Wisconsin Education Opportunity Program (WEOP). She brings over 25 years of experience in public, private, charter, and higher education to her candidacy.
“Education provides boundless opportunities. As a mother of a child with disabilities and a child who is gifted and talented, I understand the health and wealth a quality education can provide,” Dr. Hendricks remarked. “We will maximize potential, create new trajectories, and unveil opportunities for success across our great state. Together we can ensure a brighter future for all children.”
The primary will take place February 16, 2021 with the general election slated for April 6, 2021.