Federal Education Resources

  • Resources for the Department of Education (ED)

Please see our frequently asked questions.

Phone: 1-800-USA-LEARN (1-800-872-5327)

Spanish speakers available (se habla espanol)

TTY:     1-800-437-0833

  • ED Phonebook and Organizational Directory

Use our electronic phonebook to find phone numbers and room numbers of ED
staff, or call 1-800-872-5327 (202-401-2000) in the D. C. metropolitan area).

The ED Organizational Directory lists phone numbers, managers, and other
information for ED offices.  Word (1.38M)

  • Media Contacts

Reporters and education writers may contact the U.S. Department of Education
press office by phone at (202-401-1576) or by mail at U.S. Department of Education
Press Office, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, 7E-247, Washington, DC 20202.

  • Where ED is located

The Department of Education is headquartered in Washington, D.C., where about 3,600 staff
members work in several buildings:

Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ)
Department of Education Building
Washington, D.C. 20202

Potomac Center Plaza (PCP)
550 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202

Capitol Place
555 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

1990 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

Union Center Plaza (UCP)
830 1st Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20202

L’Enfant Plaza
490 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Room 2100A
Washington, D.C. 20202

Another 1,400 staff work in ED’s ten regional offices.  These staff help represent
ED’s goals and views in their region, particularly in the areas of student financial
assistance, civil rights enforcement, vocational rehabilitation services, and audits
and investigations.

The Department’s U.S. Postal Service mailing address is:

U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202