He’s hoping Tami Pyfer - who has served on the Utah State Cchool board since 2010 - will help him reach his goal to have 66 percent of Utah adults be college graduates by 2020.
A resident of Logan, she has worked in the College of Education at Utah State University as a research coordinator in the Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education Department. She is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation.
A graduate of Utah State University, Pyfer holds both a bachelor’s degree in special education and a master’s degree in early childhood special education.
She starts her new job on Monday.
Pyfer talks about her plans for education in the state.
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