The President today announced his intention to nominate Vincent E. Reed to be Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education.
Since 1976 Mr. Reed has served as superintendent of public schools in Washington, D.C. He was acting superintendent in 1975-76.
In 1974-75 Mr. Reed was associate superintendent for administration with the D.C. public schools. He was assistant superintendent for secondary schools in 1971-74 and executive assistant to the superintendent of schools in 1970-71. He held various other positions within the D.C. public school system prior to 1970.
Mr. Reed is affiliated with the American Association of School Personnel Administrators, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Junior Achievement, and many other groups.
Mr. Reed attended the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. He was graduated from Howard University with an M.A. in education.
Mr. Reed is married and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., on March 1, 1928.