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{{Iowa SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Iowa Director of Education''' is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.
 
{{Iowa SEO infobox}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Iowa Director of Education''' is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.
  
The director is responsible for providing leadership for the Department of Education. The director also serves as the executive officer of the State Board of Education.
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The department was created by the 35th General Assembly in 1913 and was originally called the Department of Public Instruction. The current name was adopted in 1986.
  
 
==Current officeholder==
 
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==Duties==
 
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The director is responsible for providing leadership for the Department of Education.  The director also serves as the executive officer of the State Board of Education.
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The vision and mission statements of the Department of Education are as follows:<ref>[http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1295&Itemid=2679 Iowa Department of Education, About the Department]</ref>
 
The vision and mission statements of the Department of Education are as follows:<ref>[http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1295&Itemid=2679 Iowa Department of Education, About the Department]</ref>
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'''Vision''':  Iowa students will become productive citizens in a democratic society, and successful participants in a global community.<br>
 
'''Vision''':  Iowa students will become productive citizens in a democratic society, and successful participants in a global community.<br>
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'''Mission''':  Champion excellence for all Iowa students through leadership and service.
 
'''Mission''':  Champion excellence for all Iowa students through leadership and service.
  

Revision as of 14:29, 1 February 2013

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The Iowa Director of Education is a state executive position in the Iowa state government.

The department was created by the 35th General Assembly in 1913 and was originally called the Department of Public Instruction. The current name was adopted in 1986.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Jason Glass.[1]

Authority

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Appointments

The director is appointed by the Governor for a four-year term and is subject to confirmation by the Iowa State Senate.

Duties

The director is responsible for providing leadership for the Department of Education. The director also serves as the executive officer of the State Board of Education.

The vision and mission statements of the Department of Education are as follows:[2]

Vision: Iowa students will become productive citizens in a democratic society, and successful participants in a global community.

Mission: Champion excellence for all Iowa students through leadership and service.

Divisions

The Department of Education is divided into three main units:[3]

  • Community Colleges
  • PK-12 Education
  • School Support & Information

See also

External links

References


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