Offices and Divisions

The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee state and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population–students, teachers, principals, and other educators –throughout Maryland.

Maryland State Board of Education CAREY M. WRIGHT, Ed.D. Interim State Superintendent of Schools Mary Gable Acting Deputy State Superintendent, Office of Accountability DEANN COLLINS, Ed.D. Deputy State Superintendent, Office of Teaching and Learning Krishnanda Tallur Deputy State Superintendent, Office of Finance and Operations


Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland State Board of Education



Maryland State Department of Education


Office of the Chief of Staff

Office of Audits

Office of Communications and Community Engagement

Office of Governmental Affairs, Education Policy & External Relations

Office of the Ombudsman



Office of the Deputy for Teaching and Learning

Division of Early Childhood

Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services

Office of College and Career Pathways

Office of School Improvement and Transformation

Office of Instructional Programs and Services

Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association

Office of School Review, Support & Improvement



Office of the Deputy for Accountability

Division of Assessment, Accountability, Performance Reporting & Research

Division of Educator Effectiveness

Division of Rehabilitation Services

Division of Student Support and Federal Programs



Office of the Deputy of Finance and Operations

Division of Financial Policy, Planning, Operations & Strategy

Office of Equity Assurance and Compliance

Office of Facilities and Operations

Office of Human Resources

Office of Information Technology

Office of Procurement and Contract Management

Office of Pupil Transportation and Emergency Management

Office of School Facilities

Office of School and Community Nutrition Programs



Maryland Center for School Safety

Maryland Center for School Safety website



Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center

Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center website