Dr. Khalid Mumin is the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. He previously served as the superintendent of schools at Lower Merion School District, near Philadelphia. Before that, Dr. Mumin was the superintendent of the Reading School District for seven years.

With a career spanning over 25 years, Dr. Mumin has served in various roles as an educator including teacher, dean of students, principal, and central administrator. Beginning his career as a secondary English teacher in Scotland, Pennsylvania in 1997, Dr. Mumin rose through the leadership ranks of the education system in Pennsylvania. Dr. Mumin is committed to promoting and sustaining student achievement, equity and access to educational programming for all students, as well as creating fiscally responsible plans.

Dr. Mumin earned his doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s in education from Pennsylvania State University, and a bachelor’s in secondary English Education from Shippensburg University.