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Revision as of 11:32, 30 January 2014

Colorado Department of Education
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Agency Profile
Superintendent:Robert Hammond
FY 2014 Budget:$4.65 billion[1]
Employees:564[1]
Year founded:1950
Website:Department Home Page
The Colorado Department of Education oversees public K-12 education in Colorado. The department was created in 1950 and managed 1,818 schools and 863,561 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[1][2]

Structure

Mission

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See also
Colorado Commissioner of Education
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The Colorado Department of Education published a mission statement on its website:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The Colorado Department of Education is dedicated to increasing achievement levels for all students through comprehensive programs of education reform involving three interlocking elements:
  • High Standards for what students must know and be able to do;
  • Challenging Assessments that honestly measure whether or not students meet standards and tell citizens the truth about how well our schools serve children;
  • Rigorous Accountability Measures that tie the accreditation of school districts to high student achievement.

Leadership

The current Commissioner of Education is Robert Hammond. The following list details his top officials:[4]

  • Special Assistant to the Commissioner: Elliott Asp
  • Deputy Commissioner: Keith Owen
  • Director of State Board Relations: Carey Markel

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has five divisions managed by the officials listed below:[4][5]

  • Deputy Commissioner, Accountability, Performance & Support Division: Keith Owen
  • Associate Commissioner, Achievement and Strategy Division: Jill Hawley
  • Associate Commissioner, Innovation, Choice & Engagement Division: Rebecca Holmes
  • Associate Commissioner, School Finance Division: Leanne Emm
  • Chief Communications Officer, Communications Division: Janelle Asmus

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Colorado Department of Education:[5]

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Recent news

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