Angela Doan
Angela Doan

SALT LAKE CITY — Mayor Jackie Biskupski has appointed education and law expert Angela Doan as senior adviser for education.

Doan has extensive experience in education and law, most notably her four years teaching at Edison Elementary under a Title I school improvement grant, where she led the fourth-grade class as team leader.

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As the mayor’s education adviser, Doan will focus on early childhood education, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline, and ensuring Salt Lake City’s diverse student population is well-served in a safe and world-class educational system.

Doan previously worked for the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, and New England Innocence Project.

She received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Utah, her master’s degree in educational leadership from Boston College, and her Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School.