The mission of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) is to promote academic excellence, enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America’s children and families, and improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership, technical assistance and financial support.
OESE’s ultimate vision for success is that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career.
OESE is led by the Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, who serves as principal adviser to the Secretary of Education on all matters related to elementary and elementary and secondary education.
OESE Executive Officer
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Strategic Initiative
Monique M. Chism
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs
Director, Office of Indian Education