The State Board of Education (SBE) selected Dr. Randy Spaulding as their new Executive Director. Dr. Spaulding will begin as SBE’s Executive Director on January 8, 2018.
Prior to his selection, Dr. Spaulding worked for the Washington Student Achievement Council as the Director of Academic Affairs & Policy. He has worked in education policy in Washington for over 20 years, including at the Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board and in multiple positions at the University of Washington at Bothell.  Dr. Spaulding earned his doctorate from the University of Washington in Education Policy and Leadership Studies. Both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees were received from the University of Montana.
source: Alissa Muller, SBE Communications Manager,, (360) 725-6501