Common Core Update: Governor Appoints Panel Members To Review Common Core

September 27, 2015
ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo has named 15 people to his Common Core Review Board. The list includes SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher (pro-common core), American Teachers Federation President Randi Weingarten (pro-common core), Rochester Parent Power Project Carrie Remis (anti common core), and State Senate Education Committee Leader, Carl Marcellino (common core critic).
Complete List of Panel Members:
Richard D. Parsons, Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners, LLC and
Former Chairman of the Board of Citigroup, Inc.
Heather Buskirk, Mohawk Valley Master Teacher; Science Teacher at
Johnstown High School
Geoffrey Canada, President, Harlem Children’s Zone
Carol L. Conklin-Spillane, Principal, Sleepy Hollow High
MaryEllen Elia, Commissioner of the New York State Education Department
Constance Evelyn, Superintendent, Valley Stream School District
Catalina R. Fortino, Vice President, New York State United Teachers
Kishayna Hazlewood, 3rd Grade Teacher at P.S. 156 in Brooklyn
Tim Kremer, Executive Director of the New York State School Boards Association
Senator Carl Marcellino, Chair of the Senate Education Committee
Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, Chair of the Assembly Education Committee
Samuel Radford III, President, District Parent Coordinating Council of Buffalo
Carrie Remis, Rochester Area Parent & Founder of the Parent Power Project
Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO
Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York (SUNY)