Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed Ferguson-Florissant School District Superintendent Art McCoy to the Harris-Stowe State University Board of Regents.
McCoy, who is an HSSU alum. He will join the seven-person board which governs Harris-Stowe, effective immediately. His term will end July 28, 2018.
Within the Ferguson-Florissant School District, McCoy oversees about 2,000 employees, 13,000 students and 24 schools.
Recognized for multiple achievements, many for which he could be considered the youngest, McCoy was certified teacher in Missouri at age 19 and was hired as superintendent at 33.
He is the president and founder of Severing the Achievement Gap in the Education of Students, an organization that hosts professional development and leadership summits for students.
He serves as an executive board member of the Boy Scouts of America; a board member of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Health Initiative, the Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum; and an advisory board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.To read more about McCoy see:
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