AZ Dept of Education

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, tells you how High School classes inspired him to pursue a career in Engineering.


Arizona Department of Education

az_dept_educationOur mission is to serve Arizona’s education community, ensuring every child has access to an excellent education.

The Arizona Department of Education and its chief position, a publicly elected state Superintendent of Public Instruction, were created upon the ratification of the Arizona Constitution. The job of the state superintendent is to “superintend” the K-12 public education system in Arizona through the state department of education. As stated in the state constitution, this involves providing for the students of Arizona a uniform public school system including kindergarten schools, common schools, high schools and normal schools.

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