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Colorado Department of Education
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Robert Hammond
FY 2014 Budget:$4.65 billion[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]



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See also
Colorado Commissioner of Education
Colorado school districts
List of school districts in Colorado
Public education in Colorado
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The Colorado Department of Education published a mission statement on its website:[3]
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.[4]


The current Commissioner of Education is Robert Hammond. The following list details his top officials:[5]

  • 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:[5][6]

  • 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:[6]

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