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Legislative and Policy Outreach

Legislative and policy outreach is conducted by staff in the Office of the State Superintendent (OSS). This includes oversight of federal and state relations, administrative rule development, and stakeholder outreach. OSS staff are responsible for the communication of the agency's position on federal rules, federal legislation, state legislation, and state policy related to schools, libraries, and the department; legislative and policy analysis; administrative rule promulgation; submission of statutorily required reports; and federal and state grant support.

Legislative and Policy Outreach Contacts

The Administrative Rules Coordinator is the primary contact for the department’s promulgation of administrative rules:

Carl Bryan
Legislative Policy Coordinator / Administrative Rules Coordinator

More information about the department's administrative rules can be found on the DPI Administrative Rules page.

The Legislative Liaison is the primary contact between the department and legislators, their staff, and legislative service agencies. She can assist with data requests, constituent inquiries, feedback on legislation, and help locate resources within department:

Kevyn Radcliffe
Legislative Liaison

More information about state legislation impacting schools, libraries, and the department can be found on the DPI Legislation page.

The Policy Initiative Advisors inform and support creation and implementation of agency policies and projects. That includes supporting the department as needed in responding to requests, inquiries, and feedback on legislation.

Policy Initiatives Advisors 

Laura Adams
Policy Initiatives Advisor

Tacara Lovings
Policy Initiatives Advisor

If you are looking for information about the department's biennial budget request, please see the Policy, Budget and Research Team Page.