Division of Curriculum, Instructional Improvement and Professional Learning

The division provides leadership, technical assistance, guidance, and support for local school systems.  The division also collaborates on issues related to teaching and learning.


The division exemplifies leadership and support that empowers stakeholders to develop world-class students in Maryland who are life-long learners and productive, responsible citizens of a global society.


Through collaborative and innovative leadership, the division will provide an overarching strategic plan that encompasses:

  • Data-informed decisions

  • Systemic planning

  • High quality resources

  • Professional learning

  • Continuous improvement


Dr. Deann Collins
Deputy State Superintendent, Curriculum, Instructional Improvement and Professional Learning, Office of Teaching and Learning
Office: (410) 767-0651