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News and Media

The Governor and the Secretary of Education have overseen an array of strategic educational investments that are reaping academic results. Pennsylvania has been recognized nationally for many of its education initiatives, and this page enables us to share our education goals with the media and you.

The Office of Press and Communications works closely with all program areas of the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide critical information to the public regarding education initiatives. Press and Communications works with reporters throughout the Commonwealth as well as the general public to provide answers to questions, distribute education information, maintain web data and serve as the public's contact on education in Pennsylvania.

The office staff includes:

Nicole Reigelman - Communications Director
Eric Levis - Press Secretary
Tracey Dukert - Digital Director
Miguel Ruiz - Press Aide

Members of the news media should call the press office directly at: (717) 783-9802 or email

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PDE Main Phone (General Information):  (717) 783-6788
The web staff administers and supports PENN*LINK, our official electronic mail service for all local education agencies, and manages the Department's Web site.

Contact the Web Office at (717) 787-1831 or email

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