Kansas State Department of Education
|Kansas State Department of Education|
|FY 2014 Budget:||$3.74 billion|
|Website:||Department Home Page|
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- Administrative Officer: Penny Rice
- Secretary to the State Board of Education: Peggy Hill
- General Council: Cheryl Whelan
The Department of Education consists of the Commissioner’s Office and two major divisions: Fiscal and Administrative Services and Learning Services. Each of the divisions is overseen by a Deputy Commissioner.
- Division of Fiscal and Administrative Services: Dale M. Dennis
- Division of Learning Services: Brad Neuenswander
State Board of Education
The State Board of Education consists of 10 elected members, each representing a district comprised of four contiguous senatorial districts. Board members serve staggered four-year terms. Every other year, the board reorganizes to elect a chairman and vice-chairman. Responsibilities of the board include appointing a Commissioner of Education who serves as its executive director; providing a flexible and efficient delivery system to meet our students’ varied and changing needs; providing an effective educator in every classroom; ensuring effective, visionary leaders in every school; promoting and encouraging best practices for early childhood programs; and, developing active communication and partnerships with families, communities, business stakeholders, constituents and policy partners.
The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Kansas State Department of Public Education:
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- Kansas Division of the Budget, "Education," accessed January 20, 2014
- Kansas Legislature, "Statute," accessed January 20, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Data and Tools," accessed January 20, 2014
- Kansas State Department of Education, "About us," accessed January 20, 2014
- Kansas State Department of Education, "Directories," accessed January 20, 2014
- Kansas State Department of Education, "Board of Education," accessed February 20, 2014
- Kansas State Department of Education, "Organizational Chart," accessed January 20, 2014
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