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Alabama Department of Education
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Tommy Bice
FY 2014 Budget:$1.58 billion[1]
Year founded:1854
Website:Department Home Page
The Alabama Department of Education oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in Alabama. The department was created in 1854 and managed 1,496 schools and 736,339 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[2]



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The Alabama Department of Education does not publish a statement of agency responsibility, but the Alabama State Board of Education published its mission statement in the 2011-2012 Alabama Education Report Card:[3]
To provide a state system of education which is committed to academic excellence and which provides education of the highest quality to all Alabama students, preparing them for the 21st century.[4]


The current Superintendent of Education is Tommy Bice. The following list details his top officials:[5]

  • Chief of Staff: Warren Craig Pouncey
  • Deputy State Superintendent of Education: Sherrill Parris
  • Assistant State Superintendent of Education: Melinda Maddox
  • General Counsel: Larry E. Craven

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has three divisions managed by the officials listed below:[6]

  • Policy and Budget: Warren Craig Pouncey
  • Teaching/Learning: Sherrill Parris
  • Research, Information and Data Services: Melinda Maddox

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Alabama Department of Education:[7]

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