Michael Sentance

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Mr. Michael Sentance is Alabama State Superintendent of Education.  He is a graduate of Georgetown University, the Duquesne University School of Law, and the Boston University School of Law. His wide-ranging professional career includes a number of leadership roles in Massachusetts: Assistant Attorney General; Director of the Governor’s Legislative Office; Undersecretary of Education; Secretary of Education; and Senior Education Advisor to the Governor.

Mr. Sentance has also served as a regional representative with the United States Department of Education in Washington D.C., representing New England, and as a consultant on education policy and improvement.

Michael Sentance and his wife, Mary Ann, have a son who works in sales for the Oracle Corporation in the U.S. and Canada, and a daughter who works with emotionally disturbed children in rural Massachusetts.