Budget Branch

The Budget Branch is responsible for developing and recommending policies and procedures for the formulation and execution of MSDE budgets.

Some of the responsibilities of this Branch include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing the Headquarters
  • Aid to Education
  • Funding for Educational Organizations
  • Subcabinet Fund
  • Capital budgets
  • Calculating the Mandated Formula Aid for Schools and Libraries
  • Preparing, negotiating, and implementing the Department’s Annual Indirect Cost Plan
  • Advising and assisting Divisions and Offices in preparing and executing the Department's budget documents
  • Performing fiscal analyses of MSDE operations and programs.


Contact Information

Christy L. Shockley
Chief of Budget, Division of Business Services
christy.shockley1@maryland.gov
410-767-4419

​Branch Operations

Related Links

Budget Resources