The Illinois Superintendent of Education
is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The superintendent works with the state board of education to provide leadership, assistance, resources and advocacy so that every student is prepared to succeed in careers and postsecondary education, and share accountability for doing so with districts and schools.
The current officeholder is Christopher Koch. He was appointed as by the State Board of Education effective December 1, 2006.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2010, the Illinois Superintendent of Education was paid an estimated $189,996 according to the Council of State Governments.
The Illinois State Board of Education has two offices:
100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: (866) 262-6663
100 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-2220