Department of Education Offices & Divisions

​The Maryland State Department of Education, under the leadership of the State Superintendent of Schools and guidance from the Maryland State Board of Education, develops and implements standards and policy for education programs from pre-kindergarten through high school.  MSDE also oversees technical education, rehabilitation services, and library programs throughout the state’s 24 local systems.
 MSDE Organization Chart, State Board of Education, Office of the State Superintendent, Karen B. Salmon, Ph.D., Office of the Deputy for School Effectiveness, Sylvia A. Lawson, Ph.D., Chief Performance Officer, Office of the Deputy for Teaching and Learning, Carol A. Williamson, Ed.D., Chief ​Academic Officer, Office of the Deputy for Finance and Administration, Kristy Michel, Chief Operating Officer

Department of Education Offices & Divisions

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