Each Diocese has a Diocesan Board of Education (DBE) which is served by a Diocesan Director of Education (DDE).
Members of the Board are either appointed by the Bishop, elected by Diocesan Synod or co-opted by the Board of Education.
The current Constitution of the DBE is made up as follows :
2 persons (minimum – up to 4) nominated by the Diocesan Bishop
Not less than 14 or more than 18 elected by Diocesan Synod to include:
Archdeacon of Lancaster