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About DME

The DME is responsible for developing and implementing the Mayor's vision for academic excellence and creating a high quality education continuum from birth to 24 (from early childhood to K-12 to post-secondary and the workforce).

The three major functions of the DME include:

Our Team

Meet Paul Kihn, Deputy Mayor for Education

Title Name and Email
Special Assistant/Office Manager Tara Lynch [email protected]
Chief of Staff Gina Toppin [email protected]
 Policy Advisor  Rebecca Lee [email protected]
Director of Planning, Data and Analysis Jennifer Comey [email protected]
Special Assistant Alexander Cross [email protected]
Director of Legislative and Governmental Affairs Taneka Miller [email protected] 
Director of Performance and Strategic Initiatives Aurora Steinle [email protected]
Director of Performance and Strategic Initiatives Laura Harding [email protected]
Policy Analyst Richelle Russell [email protected]
Senior Advisor for Budget and Finance Kevin Wenzel [email protected]
Executive Director, Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes Mila Yochum [email protected]