Message from John Fisher-Klein

Please see the following message from John Fisher-Klein:

Dear colleagues,

It is difficult to share with you that I have accepted a position outside the Department of Education and have, therefore, resigned from the position of Director in the Office of Early Learning.  While I am sad to leave, I am excited for the opportunity ahead, which will allow me to continue to advocate for social and racial justice.

The Office of Early Learning team will continue its work, including issuing Quality Improvement Awards and improvements to the financial incentive initiatives distributed by our office.

Associate Secretary Caitlin Gleason will be interim point of contact. Please direct any questions after February 16, 2024 to

It has been a pleasure working with all of you to improve education services to children and families. I wish you great success as you work toward a better future.


John Fisher-Klein

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