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Congratulations to Marcella Franczkowski for receiving the Friends of Dyslexia award from Decoding Dyslexia MD for her contributions to reading and dyslexia policies.

Photo Marcella Franczkowski Decoding Dyslexia MD Dyslexia Award 2018

"It is our collective duty, our business, to teach students to read. Reading is the key that opens the world to all of our students, including those with dyslexia." -Marcella Franczkowski, Dyslexia Advocacy Day in Annapolis 2018. See more at Maryland Learning Links on Facebook.

Special Education & Early Intervention Services

The Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) provides leadership, support, and accountability for results to local school systems, public agencies, and stakeholders through a seamless, comprehensive system of coordinated services to children and students with disabilities, birth through 21, and their families.
Photo: DSEEIS strategic plan cover page  

DSE/EIS Branches

Contact Information:

Marcella E. Franczkowski
Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0238
Fax: 410-333-8165
Email: marcella.franczkowski@maryland.gov

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Early Childhood

Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program/ Preschool Special Education Service

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Access, Equity, Progress

Specialized Instruction / Service Delivery

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Professional Learning

Building Capacity to Narrow the Gaps

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Secondary Transition

Planning for College, Career and Community

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Family Partnerships

Families and Communities Working Together for Results