|1.||[ noun ] (politics,education) the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education|
"Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education"
|2.||[ noun ] (work,government,education) the position of the head of the Education Department|
"the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979"
|Related terms:||secretaryship United_States_Cabinet|