Maryland Connections Summit 2020

Maryland Connections Summit, June 4, 2020
The Maryland State Department of Education is sponsoring the 2020 Maryland Connections Summit on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

The 2020 Maryland Connections Summit brings together education professionals from across Maryland to highlight the vital role data plays in education decision making. Participants will hear from local, state, and national leaders on ways to bridge data, research, policy, and practice.

This event provides an opportunity to share implementation experiences, research, and local initiatives that lead to positive student outcomes. The Summit is a place for dialog between stakeholders about evidence based practices. The Summit provides a forum for Maryland local school systems to showcase best practices, most current research and local initiatives.

There is no fee to attend the summit. Remember—information about sessions and schedules will be updated regularly, so check the website often or follow @MdPublicSchools!

Anyone involved in education data, research, or data/research-driven decision making—from pre-K through postsecondary—will find sessions to enhance their skills and knowledge. This includes:

  - Local school system research and evaluation
  - Researchers from institutions of higher education
  - Researchers from non-profits and think-tanks

  - Accountability coordinators
  - Career and technical education specialists
  - Curriculum specialists
  - Special education specialists
  - Assessment specialists
  - Local education agency data specialists
  - Communications and/or parent engagement
  - Early childhood specialists
  - Information technology specialists

Policy and Leadership

  - Superintendents and assistant superintendents
  - School and central office administrators
  - State and local policymakers, administrators, and

​Summit Date

Thursday, June 4, 2020 from approximately 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


West Village Commons at Towson University.
Parking is free for attendees in the West Village Garage with a parking permit.A parking attendee will be on-site to assist attendees daily from 8 AM - 10 AM.

West Village Commons at Towson University
Emerson Drive at Towsontown Blvd Towson, MD
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More information for participants that require mobility assistance in moving between the West Village Commons and West Village Garage is available from Towson University paratransit services.


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There is no registration fee to attend the 2020 MSDE Connections Summit. Participants must register to attend, and lunch will be provided. Space is limited.


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