Position title: Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Phone: (608) 266-3390
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Dr. Tony Evers (ē-vers) was first elected Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction in April 2009. He was re-elected to the post in 2013 and 2017. Dr. Evers has dedicated his life to public education in our state, working with the students, parents, and citizens of Wisconsin for more than 38 years as a teacher, principal, superintendent, and regional administrator.
Prior to his election, Dr. Evers served eight years as the deputy state superintendent of public instruction, working to ensure a quality education for students across Wisconsin and supporting parents and educators. He has served in schools and lived in communities across Wisconsin, from Tomah to Oakfield, Verona to Oshkosh.
Tony Evers has been married 43 years to his wife Kathy; they met in kindergarten in Plymouth. Tony and Kathy are the parents of three adult children, all public school graduates, and have six grandchildren.