Jack O’Connell – Former CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Jack T. O’Connell is an American politician and the former 26th California State Superintendent of Public Instruction, having been elected to the post in November 2002.
He was re-elected to his post on June 6, 2006, thus avoiding a November run-off. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Mr. O’Connell was unable to run for a third term in 2010 due to term limits and was succeeded by former state assembly Tom Torlakson.