The Maryland State Department of Education provides oversight, supervision, and direction of the Nonpublic Tuition Assistance Program for the local school systems 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, local school systems, state agencies, and nonpublic special education schools.
Sheila F. Philip, JD
Section Chief, Nonpublic Special Education, Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
Office: (410) 767-1425
Office Secretary, Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
Office: (410) 767-0261
Fax: (410) 333-8165