Education Director to Leave Post Next Year

December 19, 2019

Ryan Wise, director of the Department of Education, announced on Wednesday that he would be leaving the department sometime next year to become dean of the Drake School of Education in Des Moines. Wise has been director of the Education Department since he was first appointed by former Gov. Branstad in 2015. Gov. Reynolds reappointed him last January. He is slated to begin his new position no later than June 30.