Juvenile Services Education System

Welcome to the Juvenile Services Education System Education for a Brighter Tomorrow


About JSES  

The Juvenile Services Education System (JSES) within the Office of the Deputy for School Effectiveness, provides educational services to youths detained and committed to the Maryland Department of
Juvenile Services (DJS). JSES administers education services in thirteen DJS facilities statewide.

Our Mission

JSES schools challenge students to earn credits toward their high school diplomas, entry certification to enhance their employability, and when appropriate, high school diplomas by examination.

Our Vision

JSES will be recognized for accelerating student achievement and preparing students for successful transition to their communities.


Deborah Grinnage-Pulley
Executive Director
Office of the Deputy for School Effectiveness
Juvenile Services Education System
deborah.grinnage-pulley@maryland.gov
410-767-0458