Alabama educators officially know who their new leader will be.
The current Executive Director of School Superintendents of Alabama, Dr. Eric Mackey, — will assume the post as the new State Superintendent of Education for the Alabama Board of Education.
When Dr. Mackey was interviewed Friday, he told the State School Board Members about his background. Mackey narrowly beat out Jefferson County School Superintendent Dr. Craig Pouncy for the position.
Mackey officially begins May 14th and will negotiate his contract on May 10th.