Committed to a transformative path forward in support of every Maryland student

At the Maryland State Department of Education, we are a dedicated team of educators, specialists, and administrators joined together by a single vision: to be a system of world-class schools where students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in college, career, and life.

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Maryland’s Strategic Plan to Transform Education

The Maryland State Board and Maryland Department of Education are developing a multiyear Strategic Plan that will be released in three phases leading up to June 2023. The Strategic Plan will anchor the vision, mission, values, priorities, enablers, goals, targets, flagship programs, initiatives, and strategies to realize the Blueprint for Maryland's Future promise of an excellent and equitable education for every student.

​Recent Reports

New! College and Career Readiness: Roadmap to Implementation Final Report

This report presents an update on the preparation for implementating Pillar 3: College and Career Readiness, which reimagines that today's students must know and be able to do by the end of the 10th grade. The Blueprint establishes the standard that will signify a student is college and career ready. Once a student is designated as meeting or exceeding the CCR standard, they will pursue college and career pathways.

We Want to Hear From You!

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The Strategic Planning Survey

Have you completed the Strategic Planning Survey? There is still time, we want to hear from you! Complete the survey and help guide the implementation of our multiyear strategic plan. Help us deliver transformational change and promise an excellent and equitable education for every student.

Did You Know?

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Regional Presentation and Gallery Walk – Eastern Shore Maryland

The State Board of Education and the Maryland State Department of Education presented the Strategic Plan and Engagement Report - Phase 1 at the Eastern Shore Strategic Plan Regional Presentation and Data Walk. State Superintendent of Schools Mohammed Choudhury and MSDE staff facilitated an interactive gallery walk with stakeholders to engage in dialogue around the specific priorities and enablers outlined in the strategic plan and data related to Eastern Shore counties.

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