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Alles, Sheila ()Education
In March 2017 Alles became the Chief Deputy State Superintendent at the Michigan Department of Education.
In May 2018 she was appointed as Interim State Superintendent upon the death of Superintendent Brian Whiston.
Alles began her career at the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, where she taught kindergarten through eighth grade (excluding first grade). She also had administrative experience as a curriculum coordinator and curriculum director. Alles then moved to the Livonia Public Schools, where her administrative positions included elementary principal, director of elementary instruction, director of academic services, and chief academic officer.
She also has experience as an adjunct professor of literacy at the undergraduate and graduate collegiate level.
Member of the Michigan Association for School Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Board, member of the Michigan AdvancED Council, past chairperson of Metropolitan Bureau of School Studies—Council of Academic Leadership, member of Wayne County Curriculum Planning Team, and member of the Madonna University Teacher Education Committee.
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