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Special Education & Early Intervention Services

Division of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) 

The Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) provides leadership, support and accountability for results to local school systems, public agencies, and stakeholders in Maryland’s comprehensive Birth-21 system of services for students with disabilities and their families.

Branches of the DSE/EIS

Contact Information:

Marcella E. Franczkowski
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0238
Fax: 410-333-8165
Email: marcella.franczkowski@maryland.gov



Items of Interest

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Early Childhood

Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program (MITP) / Preschool Special Education Services

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Access, Equity, Progress

Specialized Instruction / Service Delivery

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Professional Learning

Building Capacity to Narrow the Gaps

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Secondary Transition

Planning for College, Career and Community

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Family Partnerships

Families and Communities Working Together for Results