Danville superintendent to join education dept

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The superintendent of the Danville School District has accepted a new job in the Arkansas Department of Education.

Arkansas Education Commissioner Tom Kimbrell announced Tuesday that Mike Hernandez will serve as the department's new assistant commissioner of fiscal services. Hernandez assumes his new duties July 1.

He is now superintendent at Danville and has previously served as a high school principal in Yell County. Hernandez has also worked as a math teacher at Fountain Lake High School, Hot Springs Middle School and Danville High School.

Hernandez holds a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's degree in mathematics education. He is in the doctoral program at Harding University.

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