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Florida Department of Education
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Pam Stewart
FY 2014 Budget:$16.9 billion[1]
Website:Department Home Page
The Florida Department of Education oversees school districts, state and community colleges, universities and independent postsecondary institutions in the state of Florida. The Commissioner of Education is appointed by the Florida Board of Education to supervise public education.[2] The department managed 2.7 million students in 4,270 schools during the 2012-2013 school year.[3]



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See also
Florida Commissioner of Education
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The Florida Department of Education and the State Board of Education published the following mission statement on their website:[4]

Increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient system, by providing them with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills through learning opportunities and research valued by students, parents, and communities, and to maintain an accountability system that measures student progress toward the following goals:
  • Highest student achievement
  • Seamless articulation and maximum access
  • Skilled workforce and economic development
  • Quality efficient services[5]


The current Commissioner of Education is Pam Stewart. The following list details her cabinet officials:[6]

  • General Council: Matt Carson
  • Executive Assistant: Aubrey Post
  • Inspector General: Michael Blackburn
  • Chief of Staff: Kathy Hebda
  • Deputy Chief of Staff: Bradley Peipenbrink
  • Director of Communications and External Affairs: Joe Follick
  • Director of Executive Management: Lynn Abbott
  • Executive Director of Independent Education and Parental Choice: Adam Miller
  • Director of Legislative Affairs: Tanya Cooper
  • Commission for Independent Education: Sam Ferguson
  • Office of Articulation: Matthew Bouck

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has six divisions managed by directors listed below:[7]

  • Division of Florida Colleges: Randy Hanna
  • Division of Public Schools: Pam Stewart
  • Division of Workforce Education: Robert Doyle
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: Aleisa McKinlay
  • Division of Accountability, Research, and Measurement: Juan Copa
  • Division of Finance and Operations: Linda Champion

Organizational chart

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

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