OLYPMIA, Wash. - Gov. Jay Inslee says a teacher from Zillah High School will join the Washington Student Achievement Council.
On Monday, Gov. Inslee announced he is appointing Jeff Charbonneau to the cabinet-level agency. The group was formed last year to oversee the state's higher education system, provide strategic planning and
advocacy for increased student success and to align pre-K-12 and post-secondary
Jeff Charbonneau was
Washington state's teacher of the year and was recently honored by President
Barack Obama as National Teacher of the Year because of his innovative focus and
teaching success in math and science. He is a National Board Certified STEM
teacher and created a statewide robotics competition in which nearly 1,000
students have participated.
Gov. Inslee also appointed three others. The appointments are effective May 7th.