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The Office of Management (OM) advises the public and U.S. Department of Education (ED) employees regarding FOIA requests and ED information available to the public. As the lead organization for ED's FOIA Program, OM provides training for ED officials and guidance and support to the FOIA Coordinators and FOIA Review Officers in the Department's Principal Offices and 12 regional and field offices.

Send requests via email to:
Send requests via fax to: (202) 401-0920
Send requests via mail to:

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Management
Office of the Chief Privacy Officer
400 Maryland Avenue, SW, LBJ 2E321
Washington, DC 20202-4536
ATTN: FOIA Public Liaison

FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 401-8365

Chief FOIA Officer
Andrew Jackson
Delegated the Authority to Perform the Functions and Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Management
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Management

FOIA Director
(202) 453-6362
Gregory Smith

FOIA Public Liaisons
(202) 401-8365
Elise Cook
Linda Darby
Arthur Caliguiran
Elizabeth Hunziker
Robert Wehausen
Christie Swafford

FOIA Appeals
(202) 401-8365
Robert Wehausen

Privacy Act Requests
(202) 401-8365
Elise Cook

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Coordinators

Office of the Secretary
Edgar Mayes (202) 401-2981
Tanya Monroe (202) 401-3514

Office of the Deputy Secretary
Alise Marshall (202) 453-7273

Office of the Under Secretary
Jon O’Bergh (202) 260-8568

Office of Policy, Evaluation and Planning Development
Geneise Cooke (202) 205-7939

Office of Inspector General
Chaun Eason (202) 245-7001

Office of the General Counsel
June Canada (202) 401-8323

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Melanie Winston (202) 245-7419

Office of the Chief Information Officer
Sally Budd (202) 245-6424

Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs
Dexter Johnson (202) 453-6361

Office of Communications and Outreach
Patricia Landis (202) 260-4422

Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Jack Atkinson (202) 401-2626

OCFO Contracts Acquisition and Management
Max LeQuang (202) 245-6205

OCFO Financial Systems Operations
Charlesetta Griffin (202) 245-6157

Office of Management
James Hyler (404) 974-9311

Office of Postsecondary Education
Richard Jameson (202) 502-7716

Federal Student Aid
Elizabeth Goldsmith (202) 377-3808

Institute of Education Sciences
Teresa Cahalan (202) 219-2007

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Gregory McCampbell (202) 260-1927
Debbie Kalnasy (202) 260-1926

Office of Innovation and Improvement
Dramon Turner (202) 205-8006

Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education
Christina Anzelmo (202) 245-7800

Office for Civil Rights
Donna Spencer (202) 453-7978

Office for Civil Rights Field Office Directors

Region I - Boston
Joel Berner (617) 289-0111

Region II - New York
Timothy Blanchard (646) 428-3900

Region III - Philadelphia
Wendella Fox (215) 656-8541

Region IV - Atlanta
Deborah Floyd, Acting Regional Director (404) 562-6350

Region V - Chicago
Adele Rapport (312) 730-1560

Region VI - Dallas
Taylor August (214) 661-9600

Region VII - Kansas City
Bill Dittmeier (816) 268-0550

Region VIII - Denver
Aaron Romine (303) 844-5695

Region IX - San Francisco
Arthur Zeidman (415) 486-5555

Region X - Seattle
Monique M. Malson, Acting Director (206) 607-1600

Cleveland Office
Meena Morey Chandra (216) 522-4970

Metro Office
Alice Wender (202) 786-0500

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