Deputy Commissioner Sana Efird
Sana Efird began her duties as Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Education and Early Development on December 1, 2016.
Ms. Efird had served as Assistant Commissioner for Finance and Management Services at the Department of Health and Social Services, where her duties included the budget, human resources, information technology, grants and contracts, public information, and facilities. Previously, in Asheville, N.C., she was executive director of a community college foundation, director of development for a private school, and a teacher and staff development trainer in public schools.
Ms. Efird holds a bachelor of arts degree in education from the University of South Carolina and a master of arts degree in philanthropy and development from Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota.
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