High Schools That Work Board

General information

The HSTW board is composed of state directors of career and technical education or their designees from the 30 member states and the District of Columbia. Board members are listed here with the HSTW state oordinators.

Philip Cleveland, Director
Career/Technical Education, Alabama Department of Education

Charisse Childers, State Director
Arkansas Department of Workforce Education

Luke Rhine, Director 
Career and Technical Education, Delaware Department of Education

District of Columbia
Tony D. Johnson, Career and Technical Education State Director
Office of State Superintendent of Education

Rod Duckworth, Chancellor
Division of Career and Adult Education Florida Department of Education

Barbara Wall, State Director
Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, Georgia Department of Education

Dwight Johnson, State Administrator
Division of Professional-Technical Education

*Dora Welker, Division Administrator
College and Career Readiness, Illinois State Board of Education

Jay Scott, Assistant Director 
Career and Technical Education, Kansas Department of Education

Laura Arnold, Associate Commissioner
Kentucky Department of Education

James Sawtelle, Vice President
Career and Technical Education, Louisiana Community & Technical College System

Jean Massey, Associate Superintendent 
Vocational Education and Workforce Development, Mississippi Department of Education

Dennis Harden, State Director
Office of College and Career Readiness Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

New Jersey
Marie Barry, Director
Office of Career and Technical Education, New Jersey Department of Education

New Mexico
Eric Spencer, Director
College and Career Readiness Bureau, New Mexico State Department of Education

New York
Eric Suhr, Bureau Chief
Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support, New York State Education Department

North Carolina
Jo Anne Honeycutt, Director
Career and Technical Education, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Emily Passias, State Director
Career Tech, Ohio Department of Education

Marcie Mack, Chief of Staff
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education

Lee Burket, Director
Bureau Career-Technical Education, Pennsylvania Department of Education

South Carolina
Ron Roveri, State Director
Career & Technology Education, South Carolina Department of Education

Danielle Mezera, Assistant Commissioner
Career Technical Education, Tennessee Department of Education


Diane Salazar, State Director
Career Technical Education, Texas Education Agency

Lolita Hall, State Director
Career Technical Education, Virginia Department of Education

West Virginia
Kathy D’Antoni, Assistant State Superintendent of Schools
Division of Technical, Adult and Institutional Education, West Virginia Department of Education

*Chairman of the HSTW Board