The head of Arizona public schools took her oath of office on a children’s moose book Monday.
“It’s a fantastic book that helped develop their [student’s] communication skills and was critical to their success,” Hoffman tweeted Monday. “As an educator, I’m proud to have taken my oath of office on this beloved storybook!”
“Too Many Moose!” by @lisambakos was one of my student’s favorite stories! It’s a fantastic book that helped develop their communication skills and was critical to their success.
As an educator, I’m proud to have taken my oath of office on this beloved storybook! https://t.co/ptVfcWcFhd
— Kathy Hoffman (@kathyhoffman_az) January 7, 2019
Hoffman is the first Democrat to hold the superintendent position in more than two decades, according to The Hill. (RELATED: Public School Teachers Could Be More Disgruntled Than Ever: Survey)
The former speech therapist for a public school district in the state supports increasing teacher pay and paid parental leave, The Arizona Republic reported. Hoffman also hopes to audit the Department of Education to make sure funds are spent properly.
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