STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (410) 767-0462


[photo, Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland] Amalie E. Brandenburg, Deputy State Superintendent for Finance & Administration, & Chief Operating Officer (410) 767-0011
Sylvia A. Lawson, Ph.D., Deputy State Superintendent for School Effectiveness, & Chief Performance Officer (410) 767-0464
Carol A. Williamson, Ed.D., Deputy State Superintendent for Teaching & Learning, & Chief Academic Officer (410) 767-0651
Jennifer Judkins, Ed.D., Assistant State Superintendent, Assessment, Accountability, & Information Technology (410) 767-0316
Christy L. Shockley, Assistant State Superintendent, Business Services (410) 767-2072
Tiara D. Booker-Dwyer, Assistant State Superintendent, Career & College Readiness (410) 767-0158
Marcia A. Sprankle, Ed.D., Assistant State Superintendent, Curriculum, Instructional Improvement, & Professional Learning (410) 767-0348
Steven R. Hicks, Assistant State Superintendent, Early Childhood Development (410) 767-0342

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland] Marcella E. Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent, Early Intervention & Special Education Services (410) 767-0238
Sarah D. Spross, Assistant State Superintendent, Educator Certification & Program Approval (410) 767-0386
Scott A. Dennis, Assistant State Superintendent, Rehabilitation Services (410) 554-9385
Mary L. Gable, Assistant State Superintendent, Student Support, Academic Enrichment, & Educational Policy (410) 767-0472
Elizabeth M. Kameen, Principal Counsel (410) 576-6451

Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, March 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Miya T. Simpson, Ph.D., Executive Director (410) 767-0467; e-mail: miya.simpson@maryland.gov

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 4-year terms:
Brig. Gen. Warner I. Sumpter, President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2021
Jean C. Halle, Vice-President (chosen by Board in July, 1-year term), 2023
Justin M. Hartings, Ph.D., 2020; Michael D. Phillips, 2020; David M. Steiner, Ph.D., 2020; Rose Maria Li, Ph.D., 2021; Joan A. Mele-McCarthy, D.A., 2021; Clarence C. Crawford, 2022; Vermelle D. Greene, Ph.D., 2022; Gail H. Bates, 2023; Charles R. Dashiell, Jr., Esq., 2023; two vacancies.

Appointed by Governor to 1-year term: Noureen A. Badwi, student, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer (nonvoting): Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools

OFFICE OF STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

(R00A0101, formerly 36.01.01.01)
FY2020 appropriation: $16,181,963; authorized positions: 102.4
Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools (appointed by State Board of Education to 4-year term), 2020
(410) 767-0462
e-mail: karen.salmon@maryland.gov


[photo, Children's mural, Anne Arundel County Animal Control Section, 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland]

Children's mural, Anne Arundel County Animal Control Section, 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland, July 2016. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Amalie E. Brandenburg, Deputy State Superintendent for Finance & Administration, & Chief Operating Officer (410) 767-0011
e-mail: amalie.brandenburg@maryland.gov
web: http://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/OFA/index.aspx

Stephen A. Brooks, Senior Financial Advisor (410) 767-0793
e-mail: steve.brooks@maryland.gov

SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS

Sylvia A. Lawson, Ph.D., Deputy State Superintendent for School Effectiveness, & Chief Performance Officer (410) 767-0464
e-mail: sylvia.lawson@maryland.gov
web: http://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/OSE/index.aspx


[photo, Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, 300 North Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland]


Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center, 300 North Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center, Department of Juvenile Services, 405 Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, Maryland]

Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center, 405 Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, Maryland, June 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


DIVISION OF EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION & PROGRAM APPROVAL
(R00A0118, formerly 36.01.01.18)
FY2020 appropriation: $2,775,451; authorized positions: 23
Sarah D. Spross, Assistant State Superintendent (410) 767-0386
(410) 767-0412 (certification assistance)
e-mail: sarah.spross@maryland.gov
web: http://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/DEE/index.aspx


Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland]


Nancy S. Grasmick State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, March 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Children's mural, Anne Arundel County Animal Control Section, 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland]

Children's mural, Anne Arundel County Animal Control Section, 411 Maxwell Frye Road, Millersville, Maryland, July 2016. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Talbot County Early Head Start school bus, Center for Children and Families, 215 Bay St., Easton, Maryland] COLLABORATION & PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT BRANCH
Cynthia M. LaMarca Lessner, Chief (410) 767-0337
e-mail: cynthia.lessner@maryland.gov

Talbot County Head Start school bus, Center for Children & Families, 215 Bay St., Easton, Maryland, May 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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