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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 
Chief of Staff Michelle Yan
Director of Budget and Performance Management Tayla Bloom
Director of Communications and Outreach Adam Middleton
Director of Planning and Analysis Jennifer Comey
Director of Strategic Initiatives Rebecca Ryan
Senior Director of Policy Clara Botstein
Executive Director, Office of Education Through Employment Pathways Monica Dodge
Executive Director, Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes Dr. Shontia L. Lowe