Welcome to the Policy and Budget team home page.
What We Do
The team performs budget and policy analysis and research, as well as budget, legislative, and federal-state planning functions. Responsibilities of the team include: developing the agency's education agenda/budget initiatives; coordinating agency policy development; analyzing and monitoring key legislation affecting schools, libraries, and the department; coordinating and recommending administrative rule development; coordinating the department's federal grant application process; coordinating the position management information system; and providing technical assistance in management planning and resource development.
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Erin Fath, Policy and Budget Director, (608) 266-2804
Ben Kopitzke, Budget and Policy Analyst (Position Control/Operations/Technical), (608) 266-1344
Grant Huber, Budget and Policy Analyst (Legislative Tracking Coordinator), (608) 267-2003
Carl Frederick, Research Analyst, (608) 267-9279
Justin Meyer, Research Analyst, (608) 266-5186
Kerry Lawton, Research Analyst (State Longitudinal Data System project), (608) 267-2276