Minnesota’s education commissioner heads an agency of more than 450 employees, charged with the mission of improving educational achievement for children from PreK-12. Commissioner Cassellius works closely with Governor Mark Dayton to promote a wide variety of early learning and K-12 education policies and initiatives designed to challenge Minnesota students with rigor and relevance, while maintaining accountability for results.
Assistant Commissioner Rose Hermodson oversees the department’s programs for charter schools.
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Assistant Commissioner Daron Korte oversees all legislative issues pertaining to education in Minnesota,including developing the legislative agenda and managing legislative activity.
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