Minnesota Department of Education

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Minnesota Department of Education
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Agency Profile
Superintendent:Brenda Cassellius
FY 2013 Budget:$15.27 billion[1]
Employees:450
Website:Department Home Page
The Minnesota Department of Education oversees public K-12 instruction in Minnesota. The department managed 2,637 schools and 842,854 students during the 2012-13 school year.[2]

Structure

Mission

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See also
Minnesota Commissioner of Education
Minnesota school districts
List of school districts in Minnesota
Public education in Minnesota
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The mission statement of the Minnesota Department of Education reads:[3]
Improve educational achievement by establishing clear standards, measuring performance, assisting educators and increasing opportunities for lifelong learning.[4]

Leadership

The current Commissioner of Education is Brenda Cassellius. The following list details her cabinet officials:[5]

  • Chief of Staff: Charlene Briner
  • Deputy Commissioner: Jessie Montano
  • Assistant Commissioner: Elia Dimayuga-Bruggeman
  • Assistant Commissioner: Rose Hermodson
  • Assistant Commissioner: Steve Dibb
  • Assistant Commissioner: Kevin McHenry
  • Communications Director: Josh Collins
  • Government Relations Director: Daron Korte

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has 13 divisions managed by the officials listed below:[5]

  • Academic Standards: Beth Aune
  • Assessment: Jennifer Dugan
  • Chief Information Officer:Matthew Porett
  • College and Career Readiness: Paula Palmer
  • Communications: Josh Collins
  • Compliance and Assistance: Patricia Templin
  • Educator Licensing: Richard Wassen
  • Government Relations: Daron Korte
  • Minnesota Office of Early Learning: Melvin Carter
  • Safety, Health and Nutrition: Carol Thomas
  • School Finance: Tom Melcher
  • School Support: Greg Keith and John Moorse
  • Special Education: Barbara Troolin

State board of education

Minnesota does not have a state board of education.

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