Jeremy Anderson, President
700 Broadway, Suite 810, Denver, CO 80203 - 3442
(303) 299-3600; fax: (303) 296-8332
The Education Commission of the States operates under the Compact for Education, which Maryland ratified in 1966 (Chapter 128, Acts of 1966). The Commission helps its member states to develop effective policy and practice for public education. It facilitates long-range strategic thinking, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas among its member states.
Maryland pays an annual state membership assessment. The members of the Maryland Education Council represent Maryland on the Commission (Code Education Article, secs. 25-101 through 25-104).
Appointed by Senate President: Nancy J. King
Appointed by House Speaker: Adrienne A. Jones
Ex officio: Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor; Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools.
200 Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, July 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
c/o Academic Policy, State Dept. of Education
Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201
The Maryland Education Council was created in 1966 to represent Maryland on the Education Commission of the States (Chapter 128, Acts of 1966).
The Council consists of seven members. The Governor appoints three members whose terms coincide with those of the appointing Governor. The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates each appoint one member. The Governor and the State Superintendent of Schools serve ex officio (Code Education Article, sec. 25-103).
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