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New Jersey Department of Education
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Christopher Cerf
FY 2014 Budget:$8.9 billion[1]
Website:Department Home Page
The New Jersey Department of Education oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in New Jersey. The department managed 2,481 schools and 1,380,753 K-12 students during the 2010-11 school year.[2]



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See also
New Jersey Commissioner of Education
List of school districts in New Jersey
Public education in New Jersey
School board elections portal
The mission statement of the New Jersey Department of Education reads:[3]
Provide leadership to achieve excellence in New Jersey public education. Engage legislators, school administrators, teachers, students, parents, and other stakeholders in formulating policies that enhance education, empower families, and broaden opportunities for students.[4]


The current Commissioner of Education is Christopher Cerf. The following list details his cabinet officials:[5]

  • Chief Talent Officer/Assistant Commissioner of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness: Peter Schulman
  • Chief Performance Officer/Assistant Commissioner of Data, Research, Evaluation and Reporting: Bari Anhalt Erlichson
  • Assistant Commissioner of Administration and Finance: David Corso

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has seven divisions managed by assistant superintendents listed below:[6]

  • Division of Administration and Finance: David Corso
  • Division of Student and Field Services: Susan Martz
  • Division of Charter Schools, School Choice, and Educational Technology: Evo Popoff
  • Division of Academics: Tracey Severns
  • Division of Teacher and Leader Effectiveness: Peter Shulman
  • Division of Data, Research, Evaluation and Reporting: Bari Erlichson
  • Division of School Improvement: Rochelle Sinclair

State Board of Education

The State Board of Education is comprise of 13 members who are appointed by the Governor with the consent of the New Jersey State Senate. These members serve without compensation for six-year terms. By law, at least three members of the State Board must be women, and no two members may be appointed from the same county. The Commissioner of Education serves as the Secretary and a non-voting student member is appointed by the New Jersey Association of Student Councils. The Board adopts the administrative code, and sets the rules needed to implement state education law. The Board also advises on education policies adopted by the Commissioner and confirms Department of Education staff appointments from the Commissioner.[7]

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the New Jersey Department of Education:

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