Division of Curriculum, Research, Assessment, and Accountability

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 provides an overarching strategic plan that encompasses:

  • Data-informed decisions
  • Systemic planning
  • High quality resources
  • Professional learning
  • Continuous improvement


Angela Holocker, Ed.D
Assistant State Superintendent
Curriculum, Research, Assessment, and Accountability
Maryland State Department of Education
200 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
410-767-0316 office