Concordia St. Paul News

July 23, 2013

Dr. Corrie Nominated to Midwest Comprehensive Center Advisory Board

Concordia University, St. Paul’s Dr. Bruce Corrie has been nominated by Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota Education Commissioner Dr. Brenda Cassellius to serve on the Midwest Comprehensive Center Advisory Board. One of five Minnesotans to be nominated on the 15-member panel, the regional advisory board is also comprised of individuals from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

“It is truly a personal honor to be nominated and I am looking forward to being involved in the work of the Midwest Comprehensive Center.” Corrie, Associate Vice President of University Relations and International Programs,  said.

Launched in 2012, the Midwest Comprehensive Center at American Institutes for Research is a federally funded regional support system that provides technical assistance to State Education Agencies (SEAs) with a focus on low-performing districts and schools, improving outcomes for all students, improving the quality of instruction and to close the achievement gap.

All nominees to the advisory board have been approved by the U.S. Department of Education.