Education Policy Committee


To monitor, advise, and make recommendations on all matters related to education policy, including but not limited to: academic performance, assessments, college and career readiness, curriculum, early childhood education, and educator certification. To review pending legislation that will impact the State Board and public schools in Maryland and provide advice and recommendations to the full Board on any necessary action, as well as develop an annual legislative agenda for the State Board.

State Board Membership

Ms. Rachel McCusker (Chair)

Samir Paul, Esq.

Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy

Dr. Irma Johnson

Mr. Abhiram Gaddam

Mr. Clarence Crawford, State Board President (Ex Officio)

Dr. Joshua Michael, State Board Vice President (Ex Officio)

Meeting Dates

January 10, 2024

February 7, 2024

March 13, 2024

April 10, 2024

May 8, 2024 (canceled)

June 12, 2024

July 17, 2024


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