Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-3a-4 - Description of organization

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The State Board of Education is delegated its administrative responsibilities and authority pursuant to Title 10 of the Connecticut General Statutes. It provides general supervision and control of the educational interests of the state, has responsibility for the internal audit of the State Department of Education and is the state board of vocational education for the purpose of cooperating with the federal government in the promotion and administration of vocational education. The State Board of Education conducts its business through the State Department of Education. The Commissioner of Education is the Secretary of the State Board of Education and the administrative officer of the State Department of Education.
(b) The organizational structure of the State Department of Education consists of: The Office of the Commissioner; The Division of Teaching, Learning and Assessment; The Division of Teaching and Learning Programs and Services; The Division of Finance and Internal Operations; The Division of Legal and Governmental Affairs; and the Connecticut Technical High School System. The divisions of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and Teaching and Learning Programs and Services are each headed by an associate commissioner. The division of Finance and Internal Operations is headed by a Chief Financial Officer. The Division of Legal and Governmental Affairs is headed by a legal director. The Connecticut Technical High School System is headed by a superintendent of schools.
(c) The major functions of the State Department of Education include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Office of the Commissioner: State Board relations, communications, and affirmative action;
(2) Division of Teaching, Learning and Assessment: curriculum, instruction, student assessment, educator preparation, certification, support and assessment, and educational equity;
(3) Division of Teaching and Learning Programs and Services: special education, early childhood, career and adult education, health and nutrition services and child, family and school partnerships;
(4) Division of Finance and Internal Operations: grants management, fiscal services, information technology, human resources and school facilities;
(5) Connecticut Technical High School System: operation of state technical high schools; and
(6) Division of Legal and Governmental Affairs: legal matters, legislation and teacher negotiations.
(d) The official business address of the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education is 165 Capitol Avenue, P.O. Box 2219, Hartford, Connecticut 06145-2219.
(e) The public may inspect the regulations, decisions and public records of the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education at their offices in Hartford. There is no prescribed form for requests for information. Written requests should be submitted to the Commissioner of Education at the above-stated official address.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-3a-4
Effective April 30, 1993; Amended December 30, 1997; Amended March 2, 1999; Amended February 29, 2000; Amended October 3, 2006

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