The Office of Assessment, Program Accountability and Curriculum supports the development, scoring and reporting of statewide assessments as well as the revision and adoption of state academic content standards.
The Office of Business Support and Services manages all contracts, school enrollments, leases, school financial reporting, the processing of all fiscal documents for the department, administer the financial aspects of the Distributive School Account and the Class Size Reduction Program, manage all payroll issues and review all audited financial reports from the school districts.
The Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education is responsible for program development, grants and administration, and state and federal program compliance for adult education, alternative education, career and technical education, and distance education. State and federal funding administered by the Office supports programs throughout secondary and postsecondary education, including some community-based organizations. Federal funding for Adult Basic Education programs is authorized by the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act; federal funding for Career and Technical Education is authorized by the Carl D. Perkins Act.
The Office of Information Technology develops and administers specific tools that assist districts, schools, teachers and other stakeholders of Nevada in the collection and reporting of quality school and student level data.
The Office of Educational Opportunity (OEO) serves the school districts, schools, and other stakeholders in Nevada with provision of resources to support the learning needs of diverse learners. These may be students with disabilities, English language learners, students from poverty, students who are migrant, neglected, and/or delinquent, or any other circumstance that might impact a student's learning needs. In addition, the OEO provides resources and technical assistance to school districts and schools in developing data-driven school performance planning to meet the needs of all students, as well as coordinating state and federal interventions in the persistently lowest-achieving schools or those schools with the largest achievement gaps between subgroups of students.
The Office of Teacher Licensure processes applications for teachers to become licensed to teach in Nevada public schools.