The Bridge to Excellence Master Plan

The Local ESSA Consolidated Strategic Plan planning process guides the State and its twenty-four local school systems forward by connecting:
  • High expectations for student, school, and system performance
  • Performance accountability in exchange for increased funding and spending flexibility

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2021 Tools for Points of Contact and Planning Teams
Local ESSA Consolidated Strategic Plan 2021 Guidance


Contact Information

Michelle E. Daley, Ed.D.
Comprehensive Planning Specialist
Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment and Educational Policy
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:   410-767-0359