Bertino Tarrant2016cCHICAGO — Illinois Senate Education Chair Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) was tapped to be part of governor-elect JB Pritzker’s education transition committee.

Bertino-Tarrant is an educator and passionate education advocate who has worked with the youth of Will County for almost 20 years in local schools and other capacities.

“We have a responsibility to provide our children with the best education possible,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “I’m thrilled to work with advocates across the state to implement policies and standards to help ensure our children have the opportunity to be successful.”

The 35-member committee includes several legislators and representatives from K-12 and higher education as well as education advocacy groups.

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