Nonpublic Special Education Section

​The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) provides oversight, supervision, and direction of the Nonpublic Tuition Assistance Program (NTAP) for the local school systems (LSSs) and the nonpublic special education schools as required by Education Article §8-406 "Placement of child with a disability in nonpublic educational program" and §8-415 "Shared cost of education of children with disabilities," Annotated Code of Maryland. Additionally, the MSDE provides special education technical assistance, service coordination, collaborative problem solving, and accountability to all stakeholders, LSSs, State agencies, and nonpublic special education schools.


Contact Information

Cynthia Amirault, Section Chief
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-1425
Email: Cynthia.Amirault@maryland.gov

Bambi Montanez, Administrative Assistant
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0557
Email: Bambi.Montanez@maryland.gov