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Virginia Department of Education
Agency Profile
Superintendent:Patricia Wright
FY 2012 Budget:$15.5 billion[1]
Year founded:1776
Website:Department Home Page
The Virginia Department of Education oversees public K-12 education in Virginia. The department was founded in 1776 and managed 1,882 schools and 1.2 million K-12 students during the 2012-2013 school year.[2]


Mission statement

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See also
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction
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The Virginia Department of Education maintains the following mission statement:[3]
The mission of the Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction, in cooperation with their partners, is to develop policies and provide leadership that improve student achievement and prepare students to succeed in postsecondary education and the workplace.[4]


The current Superintendent of Public Instruction is Patricia Wright. Her office includes executive assistant Robert Almond and special advisor for research & planning Deborah Jones.[5]

Departmental divisions

The Department of Education has several divisions listed below along with current assistant superintendents:[6]

  • Student Assessment & School Improvement: Shelly Loving-Ryder
  • Finance and Operations: Kent Dickey
  • Instruction: Linda M. Wallinger
  • Policy & Communications: Anne D. Wescott
  • Special Education & Student Services: John M. Eisenberg
  • Teacher Education and Licensure: Patty S. Pitts
  • Technology, Career & Adult Education: Lan W. Neugent

Organizational chart

The following chart outlines the organizational structure of the Virginia Department of Education:[6]

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