Dr. Miguel Biography of Cardona
This is what you need to know about Dr. Miguel Cardona, an American Candidate for Education Secretary in his office. Cardona was appointed by President Joe Biden as United States Secretary of Education in his cabinet on December 22, 2020.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Age
Cardona was born on July 11, 1975 in Meriden, Connecticut. He is 45 years old since 2020.
Dr. Miguel Cardona height
Dr. Miguel Cardona family
Cardona is the wife of Marrissa Pérez and the parent of two children. Cardona was born to Puerto Rican parents. His parents’ names have not been revealed to his siblings either, so he will be informed as soon as he is available.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Woman
Cardona is happily married to his wonderful wife, Marissa Pérez. The two bonds in July 2002. The couple is blessed with two children. Pérez is a family school liaison and former Miss Connecticut 2001.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Net Worth
The exact net worth of Cardona has not been disclosed, so it will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dr. Miguel Cardona training
Cardona attended Meriden Public Schools and graduated from Wilcox Technical High School. Miguel attended the University of Central Connecticut for his bachelor’s degree and UConn, where he completed his master’s degree in bilingual / intercultural education, an admin training program, a doctorate in Education and an Executive Leadership Certificate.
Dr. Miguel Cardona career
He began his career as a fourth grade teacher at Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden, Connecticut. In 2003, at Hanover Primary School, he was promoted to the youngest principal in state history for ten years.
He also served as an assistant inspector for teaching and learning in his hometown. Cardona was also an associate professor of education in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut. In August 2019, Governor Ned Lamont appointed Cardona as Commissioner for Education. Cardona is the first Latina to be appointed to the post.
Cardona has been nominated for United States Secretary of Education by President-elect Joe Biden. He began leaning towards Cardona on two other “high-profile” trade union leaders, Lily Eskelsen García and Randi Weingarten. By apparently choosing Cardona for the two, Biden “seems to bypass any sibling rivalry between NEA and AFT”
Dr. Miguel Cardona Commissioner for Education
Cardona was appointed Commissioner of Education by Governor Ned Lamont in August 2019. Cardona served as co-chair of the Connecticut Legislative Achievement Task Force and co-chair of the Connecticut Order of Birth Leaders Council. He also taught for four years as an associate professor at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Educational Leadership.