STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

HISTORICAL EVOLUTION


[photo, State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland] State Department of Education
State Board of Education, 1864-68
Board of State School Commissioners, 1870-1916
State Board of Education, State Department of Education, 1916-





State Education Building, 200 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, Maryland, July 2003. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Division of Business Services
State Department of Education, Division of Finance, Statistics, & Educational Measurements, 1945-1949
State Department of Education, Division of Finance & Research, 1949-1963
State Department of Education, Division of Administration & Finance, 1963-c.1978
State Department of Education, Division of Administration, c.1978-c.1982
State Department of Education, Office of Administration & Finance, c.1982-92
State Department of Education, Division of Business Services, 1992-2003
State Department of Education, Administration, Division of Business Services, 2003-10
State Department of Education, Finance, Division of Business Services, 2010-13
State Department of Education, Finance & Administration, Division of Business Services, 2013-

Division of Career & College Readiness
State Department of Education, Adult Education Program, 1941-50
State Department of Education, Division of Vocational Education, 1950-68
State Department of Education, Division of Vocational-Technical Education, 1968-91
State Department of Education, Division of Career & Technology Education, 1991-92
State Department of Education, Division of Career Technology & Adult Learning, 1992-2009
State Department of Education, Division of Career Technology Education, 2009
State Department of Education, Division of Career & College Readiness, 2009-

Division of Curriculum, Research, Assessment, & Accountability
State Department of Education, Bureau of Educational Measurements, 1921-45
State Department of Education, Division of Finance, Statistics, & Educational Measurements, 1945-49
State Department of Education, Division of Finance & Research, 1949-63
State Department of Education, Division of Research & Development, 1963-71
State Department of Education, Division of Research, Evaluation & Information Systems, 1971-79
State Department of Education, Division of Administration, 1979-83
State Department of Education, Division of Administration & Finance, 1983-87
State Department of Education, Office of Management Information Systems, 1987-92
State Department of Education, Division of Planning, Results, & Information Management, 1992-2003
State Department of Education, Administration, Division of Planning, Results, & Information Management, 2003-04
State Department of Education, Administration, Division of Accountability & Assessment, 2004-10
State Department of Education, Administration, Division of Accountability, Assessment, & Data Systems, 2010-13
State Department of Education, Teaching & Learning, Division of Curriculum, Assessment, & Accountability, 2013-16
State Department of Education, Teaching & Learning, Division of Curriculum, Research, Assessment, & Accountability, 2016-17

Division of Early Childhood Development
State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Development, 2005-

Division of Early Intervention & Special Education Services
State Department of Education, Division of Special Education, 1978-99
State Department of Education, Division of Special Education & Early Intervention Services, 1999-2013
State Department of Education, Teaching & Learning, Division of Special Education & Early Intervention Services, 2013-18
State Department of Education, Division of Early Intervention & Special Education Services, 2018-

Division of Educator Certification & Program Approval
State Department of Education, Division of Certification & Accreditation, c.1945-2013
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Educator Effectiveness, 2013-18
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Educator Certification & Program Approval, 2018-

Division of Instruction
State Department of Education, Division of Instruction, 1945-94
State Department of Education, Division of Instruction & Staff Development, 1994-2000
State Department of Education, Division of Instruction, 2000-13

Division of Leadership Development
State Department of Education, Office of Maryland School Performance, 1989-93
State Department of Education, School Improvement Services Office, School Performance, Product, & Service Development Office, 1993-94
State Department of Education, School Improvement Services Office, School Performance: Research & Development, 1994-97
State Department of Education, School Improvement Services Office, Office of Research & Development, 1997-2000
State Department of Education, School Improvement Services Office, Division of Professional & Strategic Development, 2000-01
State Department of Education, Division of Professional & Strategic Development, 2001-03
State Department of Education, Division of Leadership Development, 2003-10
State Department of Education, Division of Academic Reform and Innovation, 2010-13
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Academic Reform and Innovation, 2013-17
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of tudent Support, Academic Enrichment, & Educational Policy, 2018-

Division of Library Development & Services
State Department of Education, Office of Public Libraries, 1935-1946
State Department of Education, Division of Library Extension, 1946-1969
State Department of Education, Division of Library Development & Services, 1969-2013
State Department of Education, Teaching & Learning, Division of Library Development & Services, 2013-17
Maryland State Library Agency, 2017-

Division of Rehabilitation Services
State Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1929-1992
State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 1992-2013
State Department of Education, Finance & Administration, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2013-18
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2018-

Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, & Educational Policy
State Department of Education, Division of Federal-State Programs, 1966-69
State Department of Education, Division of Compensatory, Urban & Supplementary Programs, 1969-88
State Department of Education, Division of Compensatory Education & Support Services, 1988-99
State Department of Education, Division of Student & School Services, 1999-2006
State Department of Education, Division of Student, Family & School Support, 2006-13
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Student, Family & School Support, 2013-18
State Department of Education, School Effectiveness, Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, & Educational Policy, 2018-

Finance & Administration
State Department of Education, Office of Administration & Finance
State Department of Education, Deputy State Superintendent for Finance, Finance, 1992-2003
State Department of Education, Administration, Division of Business Services, 2003-10
State Department of Education, Deputy State Superintendent, Finance, 2010-13
State Department of Education, Finance & Administration, 2013-

Office of Information Technology
State Department of Education, Information Processing Branch, 1971-99
State Department of Education, Division of Planning, Results, & Information Management, Information Technology Branch, 1999-2001
State Department of Education, Administration, Office of Information Technology, 2001-13
State Department of Education, Finance & Administration, Office of Information Technology, 2013-

Instruction & Academic Acceleration
State Department of Education, Bureau of Educational Development, 1988-92
State Department of Education, School Improvement Services Office, 1992-2003
State Department of Education, Instruction & Academic Acceleration, 2003-10

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