Difference between revisions of "Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(add infobox, budget)
(added Rss feed and missing section templates)
Line 62: Line 62:
  
 
{{WAGeneralSuper2012Results}}
 
{{WAGeneralSuper2012Results}}
 +
 +
==Vacancies==
 +
{{SEO vacancies missing}}
  
 
==Duties==
 
==Duties==
 
The Superintendent of Public instruction is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the state's K-12 public education system.
 
The Superintendent of Public instruction is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the state's K-12 public education system.
 +
 +
==Divisions==
 +
{{SEO divisions missing}}
  
 
==State budget==
 
==State budget==
Line 76: Line 82:
 
[[Article III, Washington State Constitution#Section 22|Article III, Section 22]] of the state constitution initially set the annual salary of the superintendent at $2,000 but allowed for the state legislature to increase it. In 2010, the superintendent was paid an estimated $121,618, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 7, 2011]</ref>
 
[[Article III, Washington State Constitution#Section 22|Article III, Section 22]] of the state constitution initially set the annual salary of the superintendent at $2,000 but allowed for the state legislature to increase it. In 2010, the superintendent was paid an estimated $121,618, according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved June 7, 2011]</ref>
  
 +
==Historical officeholders==
 +
{{SEO historical officeholders missing}}
 +
 +
==Recent news==
 +
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''"Washington State" + Superintendent + of + Public + Instruction'''
 +
 +
:''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="Washington+State"+Superintendent+of+Public+Instruction&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction News Feed</rss>
 
==Contact information==
 
==Contact information==
 
''' Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction'''<BR>
 
''' Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction'''<BR>

Revision as of 08:20, 21 June 2013

Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2011-2013 FY Budget:  $133,818,000
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  Washington Constitution, Article 3, Section 2
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

Randy Dorn.jpg
Name:  Randy Dorn
Assumed office:  2009
Compensation:  $117,972
Elections
Next election:  November 8, 2016
Last election:  November 6, 2012
Other Washington Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSuperintendent of Education• • Agriculture CommissionerInsurance CommissionerNatural Resources CommissionerLabor CommissionerPublic Service Commissioner
The Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction is an elected state executive position in the Washington state government.

The office of Superintendent of Public instruction is the primary agency charged with overseeing K-12 public education in the state.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Randy Dorn.

Authority

Article 3 of the state constitution establishes the state's executive offices.

Article III, Section 2:

Executive Department. The executive department shall consist of a governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction, and a commissioner of public lands, who shall be severally chosen by the qualified electors of the state at the same time and place of voting as for the members of the legislature.

Qualifications

Article 3, Section 25 of the state constitution establishes the qualifications of the office:

Qualifications, Compensation, Offices Which May Be Abolished. No person, except a citizen of the United States and a qualified elector of this state, shall be eligible to hold any state office...
  • a citizen of the United States
  • a qualified elector in Washington

Elections

In Washington, the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor, attorney general, superintendent of public instruction, and commissioner of public lands are elected every four years. Elections are held in November and winners assume office the following January, serving until their successors are elected and qualified.

Washington elects their state executives in presidential years (2012, 2016, and 2020).

2012

See also: Washington down ballot state executive elections, 2012
Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     N/A Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Dorn Incumbent 100% 2,164,163
Total Votes 2,164,163
Election Results via Washington Secretary of State.


Vacancies

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches the constitutional or statutory text that details the process of filling vacancies for a state executive office. That information for the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Duties

The Superintendent of Public instruction is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the state's K-12 public education system.

Divisions

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for information that describes the divisions (if any exist) of a state executive office. That information for the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction has not yet been added. After extensive research we were unable to identify any relevant information on state official websites. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

State budget

The budget for the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Fiscal Year 2011-2013 was $133,818,000.[1]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

In 2012, the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction was paid an estimated $117,972 according to the Council of State Governments.

Article III, Section 22 of the state constitution initially set the annual salary of the superintendent at $2,000 but allowed for the state legislature to increase it. In 2010, the superintendent was paid an estimated $121,618, according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Historical officeholders

Note: Ballotpedia's state executive officials project researches state official websites for chronological lists of historical officeholders. That information for the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction has not yet been added because the information was unavailable on the relevant state official websites, or we are currently in the process of formatting the list for this office. If you have any additional information about this office for inclusion on this section and/or page, please email us.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Washington State" + Superintendent + of + Public + Instruction

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

  • Loading...

Contact information

Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Old Capitol Building
600 Washington St. S.E.
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
Phone: (360) 725-6000
TTY: (360) 664-3631

See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References