Posted: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 10:42am Updated: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:06pm

The Government Affairs Team advocates on behalf of the legislative and policy positions of the Superintendent and the Department of Education. The team also partners with local school districts, superintendents, principals, and advocates on their behalf. The team converses with Senators and Representatives, testifies in committee hearings and other legislative venues, and communicates with school and community leaders across the state as representatives of the Superintendent and the Department.

2017 IDOE Legislative Guidance

At the conclusion of the 2017 legislative session the Department will develop guidance for schools on a variety of subjects that became law.  Please sign up for Dr. McCormick’s weekly updates for important information.  Additionally, we will be posting guidance on our web site incrementally.

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For more information please contact Michael Brown, Legislative Affairs Director, at