Difference between revisions of "Kansas Commissioner of Education"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Added RSS feed)
Line 35: Line 35:
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==
 
In 2011, the Commissioner of Education received compensation in the amount of $170,000. <ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/content/book-states-2011-chapter-4-state-executive-branch, ''The Council of State Governments, "Book of States 2011- Table 4.11", accessed February 2, 2012]</ref>
 
In 2011, the Commissioner of Education received compensation in the amount of $170,000. <ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/content/book-states-2011-chapter-4-state-executive-branch, ''The Council of State Governments, "Book of States 2011- Table 4.11", accessed February 2, 2012]</ref>
 +
 +
==Recent news==
 +
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kansas + Commissioner + Education'''
 +
 +
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 +
 +
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Kansas+Commissioner+Education&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Kansas Commissioner of Education News Feed</rss>
  
 
==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==

Revision as of 08:25, 17 June 2013

Kansas Commissioner of Education
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serve at the pleasure of the Kansas Board of Education
Authority:  Kansas Statutes, Chapter 72, Article 76
Selection Method:  Appointed by the Kansas Board of Education
Current Officeholder

Diane DeBacker.jpg
Name:  Diane DeBacker
Assumed office:  September 15, 2010
Compensation:  $170,000
Other Kansas Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerCommissioner of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance CommissionerWildlife and Parks SecretaryLabor SecretaryCorporation Commission
The Kansas Commissioner of Education is a state executive position in the Kansas state government. The commissioner is appointed by the state board of education.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Diane DeBacker.

Appointments

Chapter 72, Article 76 of the Kansas Statutes addresses the method for selecting education commissioners:

(a) The state board shall appoint a commissioner of education as is provided by section 4 of article 6 of the constitution. The commissioner shall serve at the pleasure of the state board and perform such duties as are prescribed by law or by the state board.[1]

Vacancies

According to Kansas statute, "The state board may appoint a person to be the acting commissioner of education in any interim in which the office of commissioner of education is vacant."[1]

Click here to view a larger-scale image of the Kansas Department of Education Organizational Chart as of June 2012.

Compensation

In 2011, the Commissioner of Education received compensation in the amount of $170,000. [2]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Kansas + Commissioner + Education

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

  • Loading...

Contact information

Dr. Diane DeBacker
Kansas Commissioner of Education

Phone: (785) 296-3202
Email: ddebacker@ksde.org


Penny Rice
Administrative Officer
Phone: (785) 296-3202
Email: price@ksde.org

See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References