State superintendent names Hoffmaster to Y'town distress commission

Staff report


Maria Hoffmaster was appointed Friday to Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission by Paolo DeMaria, Ohio’s superintendent of public instruction.

Hoffmaster’s appointment comes after the commission lost three members in early March. She is an educational consultant.

“Dr. Hoffmaster understands both school improvement and the Youngstown community,” said DeMaria. “Her impressive expertise in both areas will be a great asset in our ongoing mission of building a high-quality education system in Youngstown.”

Hoffmaster serves as a school improvement and special education consultant. She previously served in many capacities at Youngstown City Schools.

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