Interim State Superintendent of Schools July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012. Secretary-Treasurer, State Board of Education, 2011-12. Member, Governor's Executive Council, 2011-12; Children's Cabinet, 2011-12; Base Realignment and Closure Subcabinet, 2011. Chair, State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care, 2011-12; Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs, 2011-12; Interagency Committee on School Construction, 2011-12; Superintendent's Family Involvement Council, 2011-12. Co-Chair, Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature, 2011-12; Maryland Council for Educator Effectiveness, 2011-12.
Member, Maryland Adult Learning Advisory Council, 2010-15; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2012-; Student Transfer Advisory Committee, 2012-.
Member, Task Force to Study the Impact of Expanding Credit and Noncredit Courses for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013-16; Cost of Adequacy of Education Funding in the State of Maryland Stakeholder Group, 2016; Task Force to Study a Promise Scholarship Program in Prince George's County, 2016-17; Task Force to Combat Habitual Student Truancy, 2016-18; Maryland College Collaboration for Student Veterans Commission, 2016-; Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs, 2016-.
Member, Ethics Commission, Queen Anne's County, 2018-.
Principal, Evening School (part-time), 1974-75, Sudlersville Middle School, 1976-79, and Stevensville Middle School, 1979-87; Supervisor of Instruction, 1987-88, Queen Anne's County Public Schools.
Superintendent of Schools, Queen Anne's County, 1994-2007 (assistant superintendent, 1988-94). Member, Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, Queen Anne's County.
Policy Liaison, Local School Systems, State Department of Education, 2008-11.
Born in Kingston, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1948. King's College, B.S. (biology), 1969; Washington College, M.A. (psychology), 1974; Nova-Southeastern University, Ed.D., 1985. Executive Director, Maryland Association of Community Colleges, 2012-. Chair, Queen Anne's County United Way. President, Queen Anne's County Little League. Member, League of Women Voters. Maryland Superintendent of the Year, 2007.
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