Mary Ellen Ellia who was fired by the Hillsborough County, Florida Board of Education is likely the next NYS Education Commissioner. She will replace John King, who left NYS for Washington D.C..
Ms. Ellia is cut from the same cloth as John King, so don't expect much other than the same old, same old. Ms. Ellia is a product of WNY higher education as stated on her biography.
Ladies and Gentlemen (you too Dan) meet Mary Ellen Ellia: