Room at the Top

April 18, 2001 1 min read

President Bush so far has named Secretary Rod Paige and five other officials to the Department of Education. But Mr. Bush has yet to fill 10 of the 16 top jobs in the department. All 16 positions require Senate confirmation.


Awaiting Confirmation

Secretary of

Rod Paige

Deputy Secretary
of Education:

William D. Hansen

Awaiting Confirmation

of Education:

Eugene W. Hickok

Assistant Secretary
for Elementary and
Secondary Education:

Susan B. Neuman

Assistant Secretary
for Vocational and
Adult Education:

Carol D'Amico


Brian Jones

Awaiting Nominations

-Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs
-Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental
and Interagency Affairs
-Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
-Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education
-Assistant Secretary for Educational Research
and Improvement
-Assistant Secretary for Special Education
and Rehabilitative Services
-Commissioner; Rehabilitative Services Administration
-Inspector General
-Commissioner of Education Statistics
-Chief Financial Officer

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education

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A version of this article appeared in the April 18, 2001 edition of Education Week as Room at the Top