Provide timely, thorough legal advice and representation to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, California Department of Education, and State Board of Education, in furtherance of their official duties and public policy goals.
Len Garfinkel, General Counsel
Virginia Jo Dunlap, Chief Counsel II
Bruce Yonehiro, Chief Counsel I
The Legal Division is part of Legal, Audits and Charters Branch.
State Board of Education
Governing and policy-determining body of the California Department of Education sets K-12 education policy in the areas of standards, curriculum, instructional materials, and assessment.