Students First

 
Joy is a former public school teacher, an executive with private sector experience, and a researcher with a passion for finding ways to improve our schools and improve student academic performance. Joy’s experience, dedication and passion for reform led to her appointment to the State Board of Education in January of 2012. During her time on the State Board of Education, Joy developed an understanding of the current obstacles blocking meaningful reform of our schools. Taking what she learned from her tenure on the Oklahoma State Board of Education, Joy will successfully reform our schools through trust, respect and collaboration.

State Superintendent: Candidates Meet at Q&A.
Candidates Janet Barresi and Joy Hofmeister answer questions regarding top issues.

 

(TULSA, OK—April 09, 2014) - Read more about it here on the Tulsa Worlds website

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Larami Burge

539-777-0998

 

Joy Hofmeister Responds to Barresi's Violation of Open Meetings Law

 

(TULSA, OK—February 28, 2014) I am told there has been an illegal meeting of the state Board of Education in which the law was violated on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Because I was not there, I cannot confirm that a violation occurred and I only know what I am being told.

Read more: Hofmeister Responds to Barresi's Violation of Open Meetings Law

From the Tulsa World:

Republicans against Barresi

I’ve said before that I don’t attribute much voter impact to political endorsements, but there was still something remarkable about 20 Republican legislators publicly stepping forward for likely state superintendent candidate Joy Hofmeister Tuesday.

Read more: Republicans against Barresi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Contact: Larami Burge

539-777-0998

Calling for a New Direction in Education,

20 GOP Lawmakers Endorse Joy Hofmeister

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 7, 2014) — Calling for new leadership for education in Oklahoma, a group of 20 Republican state House and Senate lawmakers today endorsed Joy Hofmeister for state school superintendent. The group includes members of GOP leadership and key committee chairmen. 

Read more: Calling for a New Direction in Education, 20 GOP Lawmakers Endorse Joy Hofmeister

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