Manages day-to-day operations within the Chancellor’s executive office, developing and implementing the goals and objectives of the DOE while serving as a key policy advisor to the Chancellor.
Manages the Executive Superintendents while leading the support and supervision system to pursue the DOE’s instructional vision.
Has been instrumental in creating policy and programs that help all public school students, including the expansion of Pre-k for All.
Represents and advises the DOE on all legal matters, including general practice issues, labor and employment matters, equal opportunity, employee discipline, special education, administrative/state/federal law and compliance, and commercial transactions.
Oversees the Education Construction Fund, the development of new schools, school design, coordination with charter as well as non-public schools, district planning, space management, and the impartial hearings office.
Leads the DOE’s efforts to provide such student support services as safety, social and emotional wellness, mental health, medical care, community school initiatives, and guidance counseling.
Oversees the Department’s early education work, including the 3-K for All, Pre-K for All and Universal Literacy initiatives, as well as the Office of Student Enrollment, which manages admissions from Pre-K through high school as well as efforts to advance school diversity and equity.
Linda P. Chen
Oversees instructional supports for all learners and managing the Divisions of Teaching and Learning, Special Education, and English Language Learners.
Leads the DOE’s work to empower families and communities, while increasing the public’s understanding of key policies to deepen support for them.
For a full list of DOE Leadership and Offices please visit: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/leadership/doe-leadership-and-offices
For a full list of Executive Superintendents please visit: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/leadership/executive-superintendents
For a full list of District Leadership please visit: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/leadership/district-leadership