Equity Assurance and Compliance Office

​This office ensures that the Maryland State Department of Education is in compliance with pertinent federal and state civil rights in education and employment laws and regulations. The office also provides technical assistance to Department employees and Maryland's 24 school systems regarding compliance with the various laws and regulations.

Title IX Local School System Coordinators

Every local school system is required to have a Title IX designee to coordinate the implementation of Title IX.

The Maryland State Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry/national origin, color, disability, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.


Delinda Blake
Director of Equity Assurance and Compliance
Office: (410) 767-1126
Cell: (443) 928-8236