Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to State Teacher Tenure Commission
October 09, 2015
Friday, October 9, 2015
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jeffyn Herioux, of Gladstone, to the State Teacher Tenure Commission.
The commission acts as a board of review for all teacher tenure cases appealed from the decision of a controlling board.
“I am confident that Jeffyn’s contributions to this commission will help ensure Michigan's students are provided the best education possible,” Snyder said.
Herioux is a secondary teacher and the social studies department chair with Gladstone Area Schools and previously served as a high school teacher with Marshall Public Schools. She has more than 21 years of secondary teaching experience focused on student and staff development and fostering effective learning. Herioux earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Northern Michigan University, a master’s degree in literary instruction from Michigan State University, and a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision from Northern Michigan University. She represents classroom instructors and replaces Karen Leslie.
Herioux serves a five-year term expiring Aug. 31, 2020. Her appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.