Instructional Technology and School Library Media

The ITSLM office supports state and national efforts that transform teaching and learning in a digital world.


Empower all students to become informed, engaged, digital learners who are productive and responsible citizens of a global society.


Establish student-centered digital learning environments where students are empowered to think creatively and critically as engaged members of a learning community by building the capacity of our educators and providing equitable access to digital resources.

Computers in Classroom

Val Emrich, Director
Instructional Technology and School Library Media

Digital Happenings

Digital Resources

National Technology Plan
Maryland Interim Report


21st Century Skills

Homework Help

AskUsNow - The statewide interactive information service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Social Media

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Digital Learning and eConnect
Encourages and supports local school systems and educators with their digital initiatives.

School Library Media
Provides leadership, coordination, and support services for School Library Media Programs in Maryland.

Responsible for evaluating digital materials to address accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities