2014 GW0 Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education (DME) is responsible for developing and implementing the Mayor's vision for academic excellence and supporting the education-related District Government agencies in creating and maintaining a high quality education continuum from birth to 24 (from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary and the workforce).
Summary of Services
The function of the DME is to plan, coordinate, and supervise all public education and education-related policies and activities under its jurisdiction. This includes developing and supporting policies to improve the delivery of educational services and opportunities from early childhood to the post-secondary education level; innovating and managing strategies for addressing the needs of children and families; and coordinating interagency initiatives targeted at supporting students and schools.