Team Members


Morrall Thompson

Coordinator of Systemic Improvement
morrall.thompson@maryland.gov

Dr. Lori Ellis

Coordinator of Leadership Development
lori.ellis@maryland.gov

Dr. Mary Minter

School Leadership and Turnaround Support Specialist
mary.minter@maryland.gov

Dr. Felicia Lanham Tarason

School Leadership and Turnaround Support Specialist
felicia.lanhamtarason@maryland.gov

Anders Alicea

Instructional Transformation Specialist
anders.alicea@maryland.gov

Jeremy Wilson

Management Associate
410.767.0379



Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement

​The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides leadership, support, and technical assistance to local education agencies to improve schools performance and foster the development, growth, and retention of effective leaders.


School Improvement:

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success.  The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement was established to provide customized support aimed at raising the quality of education in schools.


Teacher and Principal Evaluation System:

The teacher and principal evaluation system aims to enhance and support the cadre of educators who make college and career readiness a reality for Maryland students. The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides training, guidance, and support to local education agencies in the implementation of fair and valid teacher and principal evaluations.


Effective Leaders:

Effective leaders are essential to school success. The Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement provides targeted professional learning experiences and resources designed to foster the growth of effective leaders.


Contact:

Assistant State Superintendent Division of College and Career Readiness Office of Leadership Development and School Improvement