Office of Recruitment and Staffing

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is transforming education in Maryland. We are committed to moving with urgency to actualize the bold change our students deserve. At MSDE, our team members are vital in our mission to provide high-quality educational opportunities to more than 889,000 public school students statewide. Together, our work improves student outcomes, accelerates student achievement and delivers an excellent and equitable educational experience for every Maryland child, particularly those who have been historically underserved.

Join us as we transform Maryland Education!

As we continue our transformative path forward, MSDE seeks talented, motivated, and experienced professionals to help support our schools, child care centers, and rehabilitation services. Guided by the State Board of Education and MSDE’s Strategic Plan that anchors and reinforces the promise of the Blueprint for Maryland Future, our mission is to ensure all students are college, career, and life ready. At MSDE, we’re dedicated to the growth and development of each student, educator and school community. As an MSDE employee, you will be part of a team focused on supporting our children, families and educators by building strong foundations, reducing the unacceptable student achievement gap, and connecting high school students to career and college pathways and success.

Supporting Maryland students, families and school communities

If you have the knowledge, commitment, passion and innovative mindset to support our vision and mission, join #TeamMSDE and build the future with us. Be part of the transformational work underway.

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This division provides assessment, accountability, and technical support for local school systems. We provide resources to help develop world-class students who are lifelong learners and productive, responsible citizens of a global society.

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Division of Early Childhood is responsible for ensuring safe and nurturing childcare opportunities for Maryland’s youngest residents and their families. DEC supports over 7000 childcare providers with licensing, training, and quality ratings. DEC also administers a childcare scholarship program that allows families of over 20000 children to receive affordable and safe childcare options. Early Education is one of the 5 pillars of Blueprint and DEC needs dedicated, talented individuals passionate about childcare and ensuring children are kindergarten ready to join the team.

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DORS is an agency of the Maryland State Department of Education. DORS is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation (VR) program and the Disability Determination Services. The public VR program includes the Office of Field Services, the Office for Blindness & Vision Services, and the Workforce & Technology Center.

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The Division of Financial Planning, Operations, and Strategy is ​​responsible for developing and implementing agency administrative and financial policies, procedures, and systems. This includes budget, fiscal operations and accountability, and grants administration and compliance. The division also administers the Nonpublic Textbook Program, the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program, and co-administers the Nonpublic Aging Schools Program.

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The Office of Operations oversees multiple business operations of MSDE including Human Resources, Procurement and Contract Management, and Information Technology. These offices provide critical systems and foundational support to all MSDE offices and divisions in implementing the Strategic Plan and Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.

The Division of Educator Certification and Program Approval certifies teachers and other professional personnel; oversees the preparation of educator candidates; and approves the educational programs of nonpublic schools.


Christine Brown
Director of Recruitment and Staffing
Office: (410) 767-0152

The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

For inquiries related to Department policy, please contact: Maryland State Department of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street - 6th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21201-2595,410-767-0100 - voice, 410-333-6442 - TTY/TDD