Delaware Department of Education

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Delaware Department of Education
State education agency overview
Jurisdiction Delaware
Headquarters Dover, Delaware
State education agency executive
Website Delaware Department of Education

The Delaware Department of Education (DEDOE) is the state education agency of Delaware. It is headquartered in the John G. Townsend Building in Dover, with auxiliary offices in the John W. Collette Education Resource Center in Dover. [1] Susan Bunting has served as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education since 2017. From 2012 to 2017, Mark Murphy served as Secretary of Education, succeeding Lillian M. Lowery who resigned to become Superintendent of the Maryland State Department of Education. [2] [3]

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