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Juliet Stipeche, News Literacy Project Board Member, Appointed the Mayor's Education Director in Houston

Board member Juliet Stipeche is director of education for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
Juliet Stipeche, a member of the News Literacy Project's board, has been appointed by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to serve as his director of education.

She will coordinate education programs and resources between the city and Houston schools, community colleges, universities and nonprofits. She began in the newly created position on Feb. 1.

“I am excited and deeply honored to work with Mayor Sylvester Turner, who is committed to building a city where educational equity and opportunity exist for every child regardless of zip code,” Stipeche said.  “I look forward to collaborating with fantastic community partners to build lasting relationships to promote educational excellence in the city of Houston.”