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|Superintendent=[[Carolyn Dumaresq]]
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|FY 2014 Budget=$5.52 billion<ref name=budget>[http://www.pde.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/education_budget/8699/summary_of_state_appropriations_for_education/539258 ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "2013-2015 State Budget Information," Accessed January 21, 2014]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''The Pennsylvania Department of Education''' oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in [[Pennsylvania]]. The department was created following passage and signing of the Free School Law on April 1, 1834. In 1873, the department's title was changed to Superintendent of Public Instruction, and greater responsibilities were assigned to that official and to the Department. In 1969, the name of the Department of Public Instruction was changed to the Department of Education, with the title of Superintendent of Public Instruction changed to the Secretary of Education.<ref>[http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/about_pde/7203 ''Pennsylvania Department of Education,'' "About Us," Accessed January 21, 2014]</ref> The department managed 3,303 schools and 1,821,146 K-12 students during the 2012-13 school year.<ref>[http://pennsylvania.educationbug.org/public-schools/ ''EducationBug.org'' "Pennsylvania," Accessed January 21, 2014]</ref>
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==Structure==
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===Mission===
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{{PADOE}}The Pennsylvania Department of Education published a mission statement on their Pennsylvania Department of Education website:<ref name=blue/>
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{{Quote|The mission of the department is to academically prepare children and adults to succeed as productive citizens. The department seeks to ensure that the technical support, resources and opportunities are in place for all students, whether children or adults, to receive a high quality education.}}
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===Leadership===
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The current [[Pennsylvania Secretary of Education|Secretary of Education]] is [[Carolyn Dumaresq]]. The following list details her cabinet officials:<ref name=blue/>
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* '''Office of Comptroller Operations:''' Anna Maria Kiehl
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* '''Press and Communications Office:''' Timothy Eller
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* '''Government Relations Office:''' Aaron Schenck
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* '''Office of Chief Counsel:''' Joseph M. Miller
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* '''Policy Office:''' Erica Koser
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* '''Executive Deputy Secretary:''' Vacant
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====Departmental divisions====
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The Department of Education has five divisions managed by assistant superintendents listed below:<ref name=blue/>
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* '''Office of Elementary/Secondary Education:''' Rita Perez
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* '''Office of Commonwealth Libraries:''' Stacey Aldrich
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* '''Office of Adminsistration:''' Nichole F. Duffy
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* '''Office of Postsecondary/Higher Education:''' Jill Hans
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* '''Office of Child Development and Early Learning:''' Barbara Minzenberg
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===Organizational chart===
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The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Pennsylvania Department of Education:<ref name=blue/>
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[[File:Pennsylvania Department of Education Organizational Chart.jpg|600px|link=Pennsylvania Department of Education]]
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Pennsylvaia + Department + Education'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=pennsylvania+department+education&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Pennsylvania Department of Education News Feed}}
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==See also==
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* [[Pennsylvania]]
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* [[Pennsylvania Secretary of Education]]
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* [[Pennsylvania school districts]]
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* [[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School board elections portal]]
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==External links==
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{{submit a link}}
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* [http://www.pde.state.pa.us/ Pennsylvania Department of Education]
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==References==
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{{Pennsylvania}}
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[[Category:Pennsylvania]]
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[[Category:State education pages]]

Revision as of 10:49, 21 January 2014

Pennsylvania Department of Education
link={{{State}}}
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Carolyn Dumaresq
FY 2014 Budget:$5.52 billion[1]
Employees:511
Year founded:1834
Website:Department Home Page
The Pennsylvania Department of Education oversees public K-12 education and public libraries in Pennsylvania. The department was created following passage and signing of the Free School Law on April 1, 1834. In 1873, the department's title was changed to Superintendent of Public Instruction, and greater responsibilities were assigned to that official and to the Department. In 1969, the name of the Department of Public Instruction was changed to the Department of Education, with the title of Superintendent of Public Instruction changed to the Secretary of Education.[2] The department managed 3,303 schools and 1,821,146 K-12 students during the 2012-13 school year.[3]

Structure

Mission

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education published a mission statement on their Pennsylvania Department of Education website:[4]
The mission of the department is to academically prepare children and adults to succeed as productive citizens. The department seeks to ensure that the technical support, resources and opportunities are in place for all students, whether children or adults, to receive a high quality education.[5]

Leadership

The current Secretary of Education is Carolyn Dumaresq. The following list details her cabinet officials:[4]

  • Office of Comptroller Operations: Anna Maria Kiehl
  • Press and Communications Office: Timothy Eller
  • Government Relations Office: Aaron Schenck
  • Office of Chief Counsel: Joseph M. Miller
  • Policy Office: Erica Koser
  • Executive Deputy Secretary: Vacant

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has five divisions managed by assistant superintendents listed below:[4]

  • Office of Elementary/Secondary Education: Rita Perez
  • Office of Commonwealth Libraries: Stacey Aldrich
  • Office of Adminsistration: Nichole F. Duffy
  • Office of Postsecondary/Higher Education: Jill Hans
  • Office of Child Development and Early Learning: Barbara Minzenberg

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Pennsylvania Department of Education:[4]

Pennsylvania Department of Education Organizational Chart.jpg

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Pennsylvaia + Department + Education"

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

Pennsylvania Department of Education News Feed

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See also

External links

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References

  1. Pennsylvania Department of Education, "2013-2015 State Budget Information," Accessed January 21, 2014
  2. Pennsylvania Department of Education, "About Us," Accessed January 21, 2014
  3. EducationBug.org "Pennsylvania," Accessed January 21, 2014
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  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.