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Kentucky Office of the Commissioner of Education<br>
 
Kentucky Office of the Commissioner of Education<br>

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the pleasure of the Kentucky Board of Education
Authority:  Kentucky Revised Statutes 156.010
Selection Method:  Appointed by the Kentucky Board of Education
Current Officeholder

Terry Holiday.jpg
Name:  Terry Holliday
Assumed office:  July 2009
Compensation:  $225,000
Other Kentucky Executive Offices
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The Kentucky Commissioner of Education is an appointed state executive position in the Kentucky state government.

The Commissioner of Education serves as chief executive of the Department of Education and is responsible for "administering, structuring, and organizing the Department and its services."[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Terry Holliday. He was named as Kentucky's fifth Commissioner of Education in July 2009.[2]

Authority

The Office of the Commissioner of Education is established in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Kentucky Revised Statutes 156.010:

(1) The Commissioner of Education shall be the chief executive of the Department of Education.

Appointments

The Commissioner of Education is appointed by the Kentucky Board of Education and serves at the pleasure of the board.[3]

Duties

The duties of the Commissioner of Education are described in the Kentucky Revised Statutes as follows:[3]

Kentucky Revised Statutes 156.148:

(3) The commissioner of education shall be the executive and administrative officer of the Kentucky Board of Education in its administration of all educational matters and functions placed under its management and control. He shall carry out all duties assigned to him by law; shall execute under the direction of the state board the educational policies, orders, directives, and administrative functions of the board; and shall direct the work of all persons employed in the Department of Education.
Click here to view a larger-scale image of the Kentucky Department of Education Organizational Chart as of March 18, 2013.

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Kentucky Commissioner of Education was paid an estimated $225,000 according to the Council of State Governments.

Recent news

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

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

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Contact information

Kentucky Office of the Commissioner of Education
500 Mero Street, 1st Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-3141
Fax: (502) 564-5680
Email: teresa.perry@education.ky.gov

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