Office of State and Grantee Relations and Evidence Based Practices

Overview

The Office of Evidence-Based Practices and State and Grantee Relations is composed of 2 sub-offices that are headed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Evidence-Based Practices and State and Grantee Relations.

Evidence-Based Practices

The Evidence-Based Practices Team identifies and promotes effective practices for internal and external stakeholders to support academic and program excellence; ensures educational opportunities and equity for all children; and improves the quality of teaching and learning.

State and Grantee Relations

The State and Grantee Relations team provides front-line support and additional customer service for States and grantees. The State and Grantee Relations team will serve as the primary contact for the states and grantees, resolve issues, and be responsible for customer service to all grantees in those states (SEAs, LEAs, and other entities), as well as general knowledge of all discretionary grant funding opportunities.

Contact Information

  • Chris Rinkus, Deputy Assistant Secretary
    State and Grantee Relations and Evidence Based Practices
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    400 Maryland Ave., SW
    Washington D.C. 20202