Iowa Director of Education
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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 director is appointed by the Governor for a four-year term and is subject to confirmation by the Iowa State Senate.
The vision and mission statements of the Department of Education are as follows:
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.
The Department of Education is divided into three main units:
- Community Colleges
- PK-12 Education
- School Support & Information