Reporting to the Department’s Office of the Deputy for Organizational Effectiveness, this Office oversees and implements:

  • Statewide multimedia communications programs with education stakeholders
  • Media relations
  • Corporate and nonprofit partnership, recognition, and award programs
  • The procurement and allocation of external funds from public and private sources, subgrants to K-12 school systems, and related grant monitoring.


Lora Rakowski
Senior Executive Director, Office of Communications and Community Engagement
Office: (410) 767-0486