Al Louismet is the Director of the Agency Finance and Operations Division at the Minnesota Department of Education. The Division provides central accounting services such as accounts payable, federal grant accounting, accounts receivable, cashier, professional/technical contract coordination, grant agreements coordination, procurement and encumbrance coordination, payroll transaction coordination and processing, and inventory tracking. The division also coordinates and monitors the department’s annual spending plan as well as completion of numerous financial reports at both the state and federal level.
Mr. Louismet has over 35 years of experience working at various levels within State Government Accounting; including 23 years at the Department of Management and Budget and eight years at the Department of Agriculture.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.