Mission and Vision



A high quality education system that prepares all students for college, career, and life.


The mission of the State Board of Education is to lead the development of state policy for K-12 education, provide effective oversight of public schools, and advocate for student success.

Strategic Plan

The 2015-2018 Strategic Plan contains four goals for the State Board of Education:

  1. Develop and support policies to close the achievement and opportunity gaps.
  2. Develop comprehensive accountability, recognition, and supports for students, schools, and districts.
  3. Ensure that every student has the opportunity to meet career and college ready standards.
  4. Provide effective oversight of the K-12 system.