Partners, Advocates & Recognition

Partners, Advocates & Recognition Programs, Teacher of the Year, Blue Ribbon Schools and Milken Educator Award Program

Maryland’s schools, students and communities benefit from a variety of productive and supportive partnerships that are maintained by the Maryland State Department of Education with private sector and community organizations. Through advocacy and generous underwriting, our partners enable the implementation of a variety of education initiatives. These include recognition programs honoring outstanding educators, administrators and schools.

Dr. Darla Strouse
Executive Director
Office of Partnerships
410-767-0370 or 0369


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