Al Louismet is the Director of the Agency Finance and Operations Division at the Minnesota Department of Education. The Division provides central accounting services such as accounts payable, federal grant accounting, accounts receivable, cashier, professional/technical contract coordination, grant agreements coordination, procurement and encumbrance coordination, payroll transaction coordination and processing, and inventory tracking. The division also coordinates and monitors the department’s annual spending plan as well as completion of numerous financial reports at both the state and federal level.
Mr. Louismet has over 35 years of experience working at various levels within State Government Accounting; including 23 years at the Department of Management and Budget and eight years at the Department of Agriculture.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.