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Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
01/05/2021 EA/EA/183 Personal Delegation to Jim Blew to Serve as Acting Chief of Staff (PDF, 105KB)
5/13/2004 EA/EA/153 Authority to solicit, accept, hold, administer, and utilize gifts, bequests, and devises of property, both real and personal, or unconditional gifts of services, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Department as provided by 20 U.S.C. §3481 (MS Word, 7KB) EA/EO/9
EA/EA/170
7/23/2003 EA/EA/151 Authority to insure compliance with FPMR, 41 CFR 101-20.307, relating to alcoholic beverages and narcotics on Federal property (MS Word, 81KB)  
6/28/1993 EA/EA-1/12 Authority to Sign EEO Settlements on Behalf of the Office of the Secretary (MS Word, 86KB)  
10/9/1981 EA/EA/3 Authority to Act in All Personnel Matters Regarding the Office of the Secretary (MS Word, 80KB)  

Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Secretary
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
7/5/2017 EA/EA/175 Redelegation to Deputy Chief of Staff to accept gifts and other donations of service (MS Word, 259KB)  
5/31/1994 EA/EA/14 Authority Under 34 CFR Part 8 Regarding Demands for Records or Testimony in Legal Proceedings (MS Word, 116KB)  

Director, Executive Management Staff (Executive Officer)
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
8/3/2010 EG/EA1/171 Designation of the Director, Executive Management Staff, as Acting Executive Officer for the Office of the General Counsel, and delegation of the authority to perform the administrative and management functions and duties of the position (MS Word, 116KB)  
8/12/2008 EO/EA1/168 Delegation to the Executive Officer and the Administrative Officer, OS/OCO, of the authority for domestic travel for the Office of Communications and Outreach (MS Word, 116KB)  
6/10/2008 EB/EA1/166 Delegation to the Director, Executive Management, of the authority for domestic travel for the Office of the Under Secretary (MS Word, 116KB)  
3/3/2008 EE/EA1/163 Delegation of Authority for Domestic Travel (MS Word, 116KB)  
1/30/2008 ED/EA1/159 Delegation to the Director, Executive Management Staff, of the authority for domestic ravel for the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (MS Word, 116KB)  
4/27/2006 EB/EA1/158 Delegation of authority to the Executive Officer and the Administrative Officer to certify funds available for administering the functions and responsibilities of the Office of the Deputy Secretary (MS Word, 116KB)  
4/25/2006 EE/EA1/157 Delegation of authority to the Executive Officer and the Administrative Officer to certify funds available for administering the functions and responsibilities of the Office of the Under Secretary (MS Word, 116KB)  
4/20/2006 EO/EA1/155 Delegation of Authority to the Executive Officer and the Administrative Officer to certify funds available for administering the functions and responsibilities of the Office of Communications and Outreach (MS Word, 116KB)  
4/20/2006 ED/EA1/156 Delegation of authority to the Executive Officer and the Administrative Officer to certify funds available for administering the functions and responsibilities of the Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development (MS Word, 116KB)  
6/25/2003 EB/EA1/147 Authority to certify fund available for administering the functions and responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary pursuant to Title 31 of the U.S. Code (MS Word, 116KB)  
6/25/2003 EB/EA1/149 Authority for domestic travel for the Office of the Secretary (MS Word, 116KB)  

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Director, Risk Management Service
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
3/26/2008 EA/EAR/165 Delegation of administrative policy and oversight of grants and cooperative agreement and to take action to manage and mitigate risks associated with department high risk or at-risk grants and grantees (MS Word, 116KB)  

Director, Executive Secretariat
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
2/14/2019 EA/EASF/179 Delegation of FOIA and subsection (d)(1) of the Privacy Act (MS Word, 47KB)
2/14/2019 EA/EASF/178 Designation as ED’s Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer (MS Word, 49KB)
1/19/2005 EA/EAS/154 Authority for responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 with regard to Correspondence and Memoranda Tracking Software under the purview of the Office of the Secretary/Executive Secretariat (MS Word, 116KB)

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Director, White House Liaison
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
10/1/2020 EA/EA/182 Delegation to Director, WH Liaison Pertaining to Schedule C Hiring (PDF, 182KB)

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Director, Office of Educational Technology
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
8/16/2018 EA/ED/08 Delegation of Authority: Director, Office of Educational Technology (MS Word, 24KB)  
Deputy Secretary
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
1/20/2021 EA/EA/184 Personal Delegation to Denise Carter to Perform Duties of Deputy Secretary (PDF, 81KB)  
8/7/2020 EP/EA/181 Personal Delegation to Dr. Mitchell Zais for Senior Department Officer (Higher Learning Commission) (PDF, 229KB)  
7/13/2018 EA/EB/176 Delegation of Authority to Deputy Secretary to review and sign written Reports of Investigations (MS Word, 30KB)  
2/6/2018 EA/EB/175 Personal Delegation to Joseph Conaty for 2017 Annual Report and 2019 Annual Performance Plan (MS Word, 22KB)  
8/11/2013 ES/EB/170 Personal delegation to Joseph Conaty for Programmatic Authority for the Comprehensive Centers Program (MS Word, 116KB)  
8/1/2013 EA/EB/168 Authority to make final determinations on appeals of the Department of Education Disclosure Review Board’s recommendations. (MS Word, 116KB)  
3/23/2010 EA/EB/156 Authority to assert deliberative process privilege to withhold records created and maintained relating to policies, programs and activities of the Department concerning elementary and secondary education (MS Word, 116KB)  
2/2/2010 EAR/EB/153-A Amendment to delegation EAR/EB/153 to include the authority to approve State applications, consolidated State Applications, State plans and consolidated State plans for formula grants (MS Word, 116KB)  
4/11/2008 EAR/EB/153 Authority to performs functions related to the award, management and oversight of grants and cooperative agreements (MS Word, 116KB)  
7/31/1996 EA/EB/137 Authority to File Written Objections to OPM Under 5 USC, Sec. 3595 (b) (3) (B) (MS Word, 116KB)  
11/7/1995 EA/EB/136 Authority to Accept Gift of Travel Provided by ED Employees (MS Word, 116KB)
9/4/1992 EA/EB/132 Authority Under 34 CFR Part 8 Regarding Demands for Testimony or Records in Legal Proceedings (MS Word, 116KB)
1/3/1992 EA/EB/131 Authority to Notify Congress of Delinquent Regulation Schedules (MS Word, 116KB)

Chief of Staff, Office of the Deputy Secretary
Date DOA Number Title of Delegation Redelegation
6/13/2012 EB/EB/163 Delegation to be Action Official in issuing the Request for Closure/Certification Memorandum (MS Word, 116KB)

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