|President of Frederick Community College|
|Assumed office |
|President of Nicolet Area Technical College|
|25th Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin|
July 2, 2001 – July 6, 2009
|Succeeded by||Tony Evers|
|Born||July 26, 1954|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin–Madison (B.A., M.A.)|
Elizabeth Burmaster (born July 26, 1954) is an American educator who served the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin from 2001 to 2009. Burmaster was succeeded in the role by Tony Evers, who went on to become the Governor of Wisconsin after the 2018 election.
Life and career
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Burmaster received her bachelor's and master's degrees from University of Wisconsin–Madison and began her career working in public school administration. Burmaster has honorary doctorates from Beloit College and Edgewood College. In 2009, Burmaster was appointed President of Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, serving until 2014.
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