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.

Contact Information

Lora Rakowski
Senior Executive Director
Office of Communications and Community Engagement
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0486