Academic Policy and Innovation

​The Division drives academic reform and innovation to increase and sustain student achievement through cross-divisional collaboration, partnerships, professional development, and policies that support school systems, teachers, and leaders.

Key Resources & Initiatives

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Flexibility

Maryland State Plan to Ensure Equitable Access to Excellent Educators

Breakthrough Center

Grant Administration and Resource Development

Military Families

Race to the Top


Mary Gable
Assistant State Superintendent