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Delaware Department of Education
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Agency Profile
Superintendent:Mark Murphy
FY 2014 Budget:$3.72 billion[1]
Website:Department Home Page
The Delaware Department of Education oversees public K-12 education in Delaware. The department managed 218 schools and 131,514 K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[2]

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Mission

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The Delaware Department of Education published a mission statement on its website:[3]
Delaware’s Department of Education is committed to promoting the highest quality education for every Delaware student by providing visionary leadership and superior service. Therefore, within the next four years, Delaware will challenge its local education agencies to work together to achieve the following goals:
  • 60% proficiency on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on Grade 4 Math; 55% proficiency on Grade 4 Reading, Grade 8 Math and Grade 8 Reading by 2015.
  • Racial (black-white and Hispanic-white) and income (low income-high income) achievement gaps that close by half on NAEP by 2015.
  • 82% of students meet state standards in math and reading by 2017.
  • An ESEA four-year graduation rate of 89% for the class of 2017.
  • A college enrollment rate of 70% by 2014.
  • A college retention rate of 85% by 2014, as measured by the percent of college students who complete at least one year of college credits within two years.[4]

Leadership

The current Secretary of Education is Mark Murphy. The following list details his top officials:[5][6]

  • Chief of Staff: Mary Kate McLaughlin
  • Deputy Secretary of Education: David Blowman
  • Legal Counsel: Catherine Hickey
  • Chief Performance Officer, Delivery Unit: Kate Villari (acting)
  • Chief Officer, Teacher & Leader Effective Unit: Christopher Ruszkowski
  • Chief Officer, School Turnaround Unit: Keith Sanders

Departmental divisions

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

  • Chief Academic Officer, Teaching and Learning: Michael Watson
  • Associate Secretary, Education Supports & Innovative Practices: Susan Haberstroh
  • Associate Secretary/Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reform and Resource Management: Karen Field Rogers

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Delaware Department of Education:[6]

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