FRESNO, California (KSEE) – The Fresno Unified College District introduced the promotion of one among their educational superintendents, Mao Misty Her, to deputy superintendent.
She immigrated to California from southeast Asia along with her household in 1980. She grew up in Fresno and made her method by way of the college system as a pupil, instructor, principal, administrator, and now as deputy superintendent which may even give her the title of highest-ranking Hmong Okay-12 skilled within the nation.
“It’s good whenever you’re the primary since you’re paving a path, however there’s so much that comes with it too, there’s so much that comes with it. I feel for my neighborhood, for the Hmong neighborhood, particularly for ladies as a result of, for a long-time ladies in my neighborhood had not been in a lot of these roles and I’m proud,” she mentioned.
Mao Misty Her is elevating a toddler who’s a pupil within the district and even her mother and father labored in Fresno Unified as custodians for greater than 30 years. She shares that her family values are what makes her passionate concerning the Fresno Unified College District.
“It’s a must to deal with the 74,000 youngsters and households as in the event that they have been your individual and whenever you orient in that method, you don’t lose your self.”
She is going to work alongside superintendent, Bob Nelson, who shares their lengthy historical past collectively.
“It’s the primary probability I’ve needed to rent a deputy. She’s a very pure match for that job,” mentioned Nelson. “She has 27 years of service in and for the district. Our private declare to fame is that we each turned principals on the identical board assembly again in 2004. She’s only a power for good.”
Her says Fresno Unified is first specializing in college students returning to the classroom and she’s going to slowly transition to her new function as deputy superintendent.