Dr Miguel Cardona (Secretary of Education) Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Net Worth
Dr. Miguel Cardona Biography
This is what you need to know about Dr. Miguel Cardona, an American nominated secretary of Education in his cabinet. Cardona was nominated by President Joe Biden as the United States Secretary of Education in his cabinet, on December 22, 2020.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Age
Cardona was born on July 11, 1975, in Meriden, Connecticut. He is 46 years old as of 2021.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Height
Not Known Yet
Dr. Miguel Cardona Family
Cardona is a husband to Marrissa Pérez and a parent to two kids. Cardona was born to Puerto Rican parents. His parent’s names have not been disclosed either his siblings hence it’s will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Wife
Cardona is happily married to his lovely wife Marissa Pérez. The two tied the knot on July 2002. The couple is blessed with two kids. Pérez is a family-school liaison and former Miss Connecticut 2001.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Net Worth
Cardona has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Education
Cardona attended Meriden Public Schools and graduated from Wilcox Technical High School. Miguel attended Central Connecticut State University for his bachelor’s degree and UConn, where he completed his master’s in bilingual/bicultural education, Administrator Preparation Program, doctorate in Education, and Executive Leadership Program (superintendent) certificate.
Dr. Miguel Cardona Career
He began his career as a fourth-grade teacher of Israel Putnam Elementary School in Meriden, Connecticut. In 2003, at Hanover Elementary School, he was promoted and made the youngest principal in the state’s history for ten years.
She also served as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning in his home town. Cardona was also an adjunct professor of education in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Educational Leadership. In August 2019, Governor Ned Lamont appointed Cardona as Commissioner of Education; Cardona is the first Latino to be appointed to the position.
Cardona emerged as a candidate for United States Secretary of Education in president-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet. He began to lean toward Cardona over two other “high-profile” teachers’ union leaders, Lily Eskelsen García and Randi Weingarten. By seemingly choosing Cardona over these two, Biden “appears to have sidestepped any sibling rivalry between the NEA and AFT”.