Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Richard Corcoran has just received the Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ blessing recommendation and to become Florida’s next Education Commissioner.
It was rumored that Corcoran was the frontrunner for the job, a now the father of six is all-but guaranteed the post.
DeSantis released the following statement about his recommendation of Corcoran to lead Florida’s education efforts:
“I am proud to recommend Richard Corcoran for Florida Education Commissioner and know that he will put his experience and passion for the success of Florida’s students to work in this new role,” said Governor-elect DeSantis. “Richard is known as a no-nonsense reformer whose sole focus has been how best to support students, parents and teachers. This issue is very personal to me. Casey and I believe that the future of our children and the future of all Florida’s children depend on our education system. I know Richard will never stop fighting until every child in Florida has access to a world-class education.”