LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - A UW-La Crosse alum prepares to become a member of President-Elect Joe Biden's administration.
Cindy Marten is the nominee for U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education.
Marten earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education at UW-La Crosse.
Since 2013, she's served as the Superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District.
The university issued a statement after the nomination of Marten was announced.
UW-La Crosse was delighted to see one of our alums, Cindy Marten, nominated to serve as Deputy Secretary of Education for the incoming Biden administration. Marten has had a remarkable career as a teacher, principal, and superintendent, and we look forward to seeing how she will use her talents to serve our nation’s schools.