Boards & Commissions

Department Boards and Committees

From time to time the U.S. Department of Education receives inquires related to the Department’s Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) boards/committees or other committees. See the list below of advisory boards/committees and other groups.

Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) Boards/Committes

Through the enactment of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (P.L. 92-463, as amended; 5 U.S.C. App.), the U. S. Congress formally recognized the merits of seeking the advice and assistance of our nation's citizens.

  • Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Advisory Board
  • National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity
  • National Board for Education Sciences
  • President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Presidential Advisory Commission on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Opportunity for Hispanics

Operational Committees

  • Commission on Presidential Scholars
  • National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation

Independent Organizations Affiliated with the Department of Education

  • National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB)

For Questions Related to Boards and Committees for the U.S. Department of Education Contact:
By Mail:
U.S. Department of Educartion
Office of the Secretary/Committee Management Office
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
By Email:

For detailed information on budget, charters, members, accomplishments, meetings, and reports for all government advisory committees, go to the GSA FACA (Federal Advisory Committee Act) Database.

Last Modified: 03/20/2023