Marilyn King is currently the deputy superintendent and the safety coordinator for the Bozeman Public Schools. She received her doctorate from Montana State University. She possesses building administrative experience at the elementary and middle school levels and K-12 and university teaching experience. She is the local education agency representative for Montana on the National Forum on Education Statistics and served as Chair of the National Education Statistics Agenda Committee. Her doctoral dissertation focused on impacts of instructional leadership on student achievement. Additional interests include change processes in education, school safety, school culture and climate, instructional technology and privacy considerations, and consensus. She is a former Champion of School Safety awardee.