CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan administers the oath of office to Shannon Swain, Superintendent of the Office of Correctional Education.

Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., on Oct. 18 announced the appointment of Shannon Swain as superintendent of CDCR’s Office of Correctional Education, where he has served as deputy superintendent since 2014.

Swain was a subject matter expert of correctional education at Synergy Correctional Technology Services from 2012 to 2014. She served in several positions at the CDCR Parolee Educational Programs, operated by the Contra Costa County Office of Education, from 1989 to 2012, including principal, program manager, project coordinator and teacher.

Swain was an assistant program manager at Orange County Youth and Family Services from 1984 to 1989. This position does not require Senate confirmation.